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 The Well: What Are You Looking For?

​Come and be renewed.

About

“The Well: 2019 Men’s Conference. What are you looking for? Come and Be Renewed” was a “group of men gathering” created by the Men’s Ministry Team in the Diocese of Greensburg seeking to bring other men to Christ. The Conference was designed to bring men closer to Christ by helping them explore topics through small group workshops, open discussions and prayer.

It was held Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at Greensburg Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School, and was open to men 18 years of age and older.

Conference Schedule:

​6:30 a.m.
Committee & Workers Arrive​
7:30 a.m.​ Doors Open​
​7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast​
​8:00 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.
Welcome, Opening Prayer & Announcements​
​8:35 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
​Keynote Address: Mike McCoyMike McCoy Ministries
​9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
​Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament with Benediction
​10:55 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
​Workshop Session A / Lunch (see scheduled speakers)
​12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
​Workshop Session B / Lunch (see scheduled speakers)
​1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
​Workshop Session C / Lunch (see scheduled speakers)
​2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
​Mass with Principal Celebrant: The Most Reverend Edward C. MalesicBishop of Greensburg


The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available 9:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

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Mike McCoy, founder of Mike McCoy Ministries, is a native of Erie, a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a former NFL star. He was the #1 draft choice of the Green Bay Packers as a defensive tackle in 1970 and played seven seasons for the Packers and two each for the Oakland Raiders and New York Giants. He is a sought-after speaker who seeks to help his audiences develop a larger vision for their lives by focusing on the “3Ds” that influence our future outcomes: Decisions determine our destiny.

Celebrant and Presider

bishop-headshot.jpg Bishop Edward C. Malesic was appointed the fifth Bishop of Greensburg on April 24, 2015, by Pope Francis and ordained and installed July 13 at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral. His principal goal as bishop is to spread the Gospel message of Jesus Christ, which he does while citing his episcopal motto, “Serve the Lord with Gladness.” A native of the Harrisburg area, Bishop Malesic was a biology major at Lebanon Valley College in Annville prior to entering the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, in 1981. He was ordained to the priesthood May 30, 1987, at St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg by Bishop William H. Keeler. He received a canon law degree from The Catholic University of America, served in parish and campus ministry positions and was judicial vicar for the Diocese of Harrisburg when he was appointed to Greensburg.



Scheduled Speakers - Session A

Speaker
​Topic
​Deacon Ralph W. Bachner
Pastoral Associate & Director of Evangelization, Saint Kilian Parish, Cranberry, PA and Holy Sepulcher Parish, Butler, PA
There is no "I" in Marriage? What do I do after the "I Do"?
Fr. Tyler J. Bandura
Director for the Office for Priestly Vocations; Chaplain of Greensburg Central Catholic High School; Episcopal Master of Ceremonies for Bishop Malesic
Text, Tweet and TV Overload: How Do I Tune in to God's Call for My Life?
Fr. Cajetan Cuddy, O.P.
Professor, University of Fribourg (Albertinum), Switzerland
The Most Important Things Men Need to Know (for Life and Happiness)
Father Angelo Mary Geiger, OFM Conv.
Doctoral student of Theology at Catholic University of America
Why Aren't More Men in Church?
Deacon William J. Hisker
Permanent Deacon, Director of the Permanent Diaconate, Diocese of Greensburg
Coping with and Healing from Grief and Loss of a Loved One
Mr. Mark Houck
Cofounder & President of The King's Men
​Becoming a Leader, Protector & Provider
​Dr. Jason King, Ph.D.
Professor of Theology, Saint Vincent College
God, Work and Money
​​Father Rene J. Schatteman
Priest of the Opus Dei Prelature, Pittsburgh, PA
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Scheduled Speakers - Session B

Speaker
​Topic
​Fr. Dominic Allain
International Pastoral Director, Grief to Grace Ministries
Healing and Restoration from the Wounds of Abuse: Reclaiming the Gift of Human Dignity
Mr. James F. Gontis
Director of Evangelization and Catechesis, Diocese of Harrisburg
The Four Last Things: A Catechesis on Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell
Mr. Mark Houck
Cofounder & President of The King's Men
Dating, Courtship and Marriage
Mr. Mark Joseph
Executive Director of Christian Outreach, Franciscan University of Steubenville
We Were Made for Greatness
Msgr. Larry J. Kulick
Vicar General, Diocese of Greensburg & Pastor, Saint James Parish, New Alexandria, PA
Trust: How to Build and Maintain It in Your Life and Relationships
Fr. Daniel C. Mahoney
Pastor, Holy Family Church, Latrobe, PA and Vicar Forane of Deanery IV, Diocese of Greensburg
Life in the Spirit: Having a Deeper Life in Jesus
Father Justin Matro, O.S.B.
Pastor of Saint Bartholomew Parish, Crabtree, PA and Former Rector of Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA
A Marian Response to the Trinity's Call
Mr. Tim Phillips
Director, Drug Overdose Task Force, Westmoreland County, PA
and
Dr. Eric J. Kocian
Assistant Professor of Criminology, Saint Vincent College & Director of Religious Education, St. Bartholomew Parish, Crabtree, PA

Faith in Recovery: Winning Against Addiction



Scheduled Speakers - Session C

Speaker
​Topic
​Fr. Dominic Allain
International Pastoral Director, Grief to Grace Ministries
Healing and Restoration from the Wounds of Abuse: Reclaiming the Gift of Human Dignity
Mr. Christopher Chapman
Director of Catholic School Mission and Identify, Diocese of Pittsburgh
St. Joseph: Superhero of Our Times
Fr. Edward B. Connolly
Pastor Emeritus, Saint Joseph Parish and Saint Vincent DePaul Parish, Girardville, PA
Angels & Demons
Mr. Timothy Conrad
Parent & Grandparent, Eucharistic Minister & Lector, Saint Edward Parish, Herminie, PA.
How Men Can Help Their Children and Grandchildren Find Their Way Back to the Faith
​Mr. Mark Joseph
Executive Director of Christian Outreach, Franciscan University of Steubenville
We Were Made for Greatness
Dr. Michael P. Krom, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Saint Vincent Seminary
Sacrificial Love: Living the Vocation of Husband and Father
Mr. William Merchant
Religion Department Head and Boys Golf Coach, Greensburg Central Catholic High School
Technology & Faith
Fr. Gabriel B. O'Donnell, O.P.
Student Master, Sanit Dominic's Priory, Washington D.C. & Professor of Spiritual Theology, Dominican House of Studies, Washington D.C.
The Spiritual Life for Maturing Men





​Media Contacts

Jerry Zufelt
412-554-9951
jzufelt@dioceseofgreensburg.org