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October 30, 2006


The Word of God...Encounter, Embrace, Echo

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is hosting Catholic Life Congress 2006, an educational gathering for laity, religious, deacons and priests. The program is designed for those who wish to learn more about the Church, its teachings and practices and all who serve in leadership positions in the Church. Most Reverend Robert P. Maginnis, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, will celebrate Mass at 9:30 a.m. Catholic Life Congress features a keynote speaker, presentations and workshops, and will be held:

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. Bishop Maginnis will celebrate Mass
Saturday, November 4, 2006
Archbishop John Carroll High School
Matson Ford Road, Radnor
Delaware County

At 10:45 a.m. Reverend Lawrence Boadt, CSP, SSD, a Professor Emeritus of Sacred Scripture at the Washington Theological Union in Washington, D.C., will deliver the keynote address. Various sessions and workshops will be presented throughout the day.

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Life Congress 2006 theme, The Word of God: Encounter, Embrace, Echo, celebrates the 1965 Vatican II document, Dei Verbum, which encourages believers to hear the Good News of salvation through prayerful reflection and study of Sacred Scripture.

For more information about Catholic Life Congress 2006, please contact, 215-587-0500 or visit

Meredith Wilson
Communications Specialist

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