Iowa Catholic Men's Conference

Next Years Conference will be on March 25th, 2017 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Des Moines, Iowa. Stay tuned for more details.

2017 Conference

Creating warriors for Christ

Guided by the Four Pillars of Conversion, Reconciliation, Discipleship, and Evangelization, the Iowa Catholic Men's Conference is dedicated to building faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.

We encourage and challenge men to boldly proclaim the Kingdom of God, the Catholic truths, and living a virtuous life within their families and society.

The date has been set for the 2017 Iowa Catholic Men's Conference - from 8:30 - 3:30pm on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in West Des Moines, Iowa. We will be celebrating Mass at 8:30 am.

We are excited to announce that we have 6 great speakers lined up already, Jon Leonetti, Fr. Rick Wendell, Karlo Broussard, and Dr. Matt Halbach. We a pleased to offer presentations in Spanish with Fr. Luis Mejia and Fr. Fabian Moncada.

Ticket prices only pay a portion of the expenses for this special event. St. Gregory's Charitable Fund is kindly handling donations for us. Your donations are appreciated.


Speakers for the 2017 Conference.

We have an exciting line up. More details to come shortly.

Fr. Rick Wendell
Fr. Rick Wendell
Karlo Broussard
Karlo Broussard
Jon Leonette
Jon Leonette
Matt Halbach
Matt Halbach
Fr. Luis Mejia
Fr. Luis Mejia
Fr. Fabian Moncada
Fr. Fabian Moncada

Love your Mother. Pray for your family and be men of faith and courage.

Save the Date to Join Men from around Iowa in witness and prayer. March 25, 2017

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