Catholic Men's Fellowship of WNY Sixteenth Annual Men's Conference

'Fight the Good Fight'

mountSaturday, March 10, 2018

Cardinal O'Hara High School

39 O'Hara Rd, Tonawanda, NY 14150


Rev. Albert Haase, OFM is an ordained Franciscan priest and a popular preacher, teacher, spiritual director and radio personality. A former missionary to mainland China for over eleven years, he is the author of nine books on popular spirituality and the presenter on four bestselling DVDs. He has trained spiritual directors for ten years. He resides in Texas. Visit his website at

Auxiliary Bishop Edward Grosz will speak on Forgiveness and then take questions from the audience. Bishop Grosz was named a monsignor on October 15, 1988, and was appointed auxiliary bishop of Buffalo and titular bishop of Morosbisdo by Pope John Paul II on November 22, 1989. He was ordained a bishop and installed to these positions on February 2, 1990. Growing up in Buffalo's Black Rock section, Bishop Grosz attended Assumption School, the Diocesan Preparatory Seminary, St. John Vianney Seminary in East Aurora, where he was ordained to the priesthood on May 29, 1971, After his ordination, Bishop Grosz attended the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., where he earned a master's degree in liturgy. Bishop Grosz has served in multiple parishes and Diocesan assignments.

Joe Mcclane affectionately known online as "The Catholic Hack," is the General Manager of a Catholic radio station in Houston and talk show host of "Evangelium Live". In 2007, Joe started, where his motto is "to be the donkey Jesus rides today", in an effort to leverage new media in the pursuit of evangelizing the world with the Good News. Joe has shared and defended the Catholic faith with thousands around the globe.

Schedule of Events
7:30 a.m. Registration/ Doors Open
8:15 a.m. Welcome
8:30 a.m. Rev. Albert Haase
9:30 a.m. Coffee & donuts
10:00 a.m. Rev. Joseph Gatto

11:00 a.m.

Lunch / Reconciliation / Adoration / Rosary / Prayer / Breakout Sessions / Fellowship
1:00 p.m. Joe Mcclane
2:00 p.m. Mass Celebrated by Bishop Richard Malone
3:00 p.m. Closing
Conference Reflection

Go find yourself a sunrise. Go listen to the wind as it whispers through the trees. Go hug someone very old and someone very young. God is there in every one of our litle momemts throughout the day. We just need to take a minute to realize that. When we do, then we can be sure that He will walk with us and grant us His peace, love and joy. He will help us to "Fight the Good Fight."

Opportunity of the Year

This is the opportunity of the year for the men of the Diocese to gather to renew their faith, to be inspired by the Holy Spirit and to experience the brotherhood and sharing that has characterized each of the prior Conferences.

Assist the Poor

This year we hope to assist the poor in our community and we request those that are able, to bring a non-perishable food donation with them to the Conference. Donations will be
collected at the entrance and later distributed to those in need.

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Please make checks payable to:
Catholic Men's Fellowship of WNY
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Orchard Park NY 14127
Regular Admission $30.00

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Student Admission $10.00
Priests / Seminarians N/C
Admission includes coffee, a donut before Conference and at morning break and lunch.
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