2019 Rochester Catholic Men’s Conference

Rebuilding the Family

At Home, Through the Church, and In Sports

  • Saturday, October 19, 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 4 PM
  • Doors open at 7:30
  • 8:30 AM Mass with The Most Reverend Bishop Salvatore Matano
  • Conference ends at 4:00 PM

St Jude the Apostle Church
4100 Lyell Rd
Rochester, NY 14606

Early Bird Registration $45
  • $55 after September 19th
  • $15 for student-age men

(Includes Light Breakfast & Lunch)
See Agenda below

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Dr. Ray Guarendi

“In the home”

Dr. Ray Guarendi is a Catholic father of ten adopted children, a clinical psychologist, author, professional speaker, and national radio and television host.

His radio show, “The Dr. Is In” can be heard on over 440 stations and Sirius XM channel 130. His TV show, “Living Right With Dr. Ray” can be seen on EWTN Global Catholic Network and is aired in 140 countries.

Tom Nash

“Through the Church”

Tom Nash is a contributing apologist and speaker for Catholic Answers, a contributing blogger for the National Catholic Register and a contributor for Catholic World Report. He has served the Church professionally for more than 25 years, including 8.5 as a theology advisor at EWTN.

He is the author of What Did Jesus Do?: The Biblical Roots of the Catholic Church (Incarnate Word Media) and The Biblical Roots of the Mass (Sophia Institute Press).

He is also a regular member of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars.

Fr. Joseph Freedy

“In Sports”

Father Joseph Freedy was born the youngest of five children in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Earning a football scholarship to the State University of New York at Buffalo, Father Joseph was the starting quarterback for three years before graduating with a degree in communications.

After college, he entered Saint Paul Seminary and earned a master’s degree in philosophy from Duquesne University. He attended the North American College in Rome for theological studies. Father Freedy earned a bachelor’s degree in sacred theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University and a licentiate in sacred theology from the John Paul II Institute.

In 2008, he was ordained a priest. He is the Parochial Vicar for Holy Child and St. Barbara Parishes in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.

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7:30 8:25

Registration - Please visit the Vendors

7:50 8:10


8:25 8:30

Welcoming Remarks by Fr. McGrath

8:30 9:45

Mass - Bishop Salvatore Matano presiding

9:45 10:05

Benediction & Adoration

10:05 10:45

Break & Breakfast (40 minutes)

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Confessions begin at 10:05

10:45 11:50

Speaker #1 - Dr. Ray Guarendi

11:50 12:05

Break (15 minutes)

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12:05 1:10

Speaker #2 - Tom Nash

1:10 1:15


1:15 2:15

Lunch (1 hour)

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2:15 2:20

Move to church for Men’s Group Witness Talk

2:20 2:30

Men’s Group Witness Talk

2:30 3:35

Speaker #3 - Fr. Joseph Freedy

Confessions end at 2:30

3:35 3:45

Closing Remarks and Sending Forth Prayer

Vendors will be open until 4:00

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