Good morning friends.
I wanted to make everyone aware of a wonderful event that is to take place here on Long Island in June at which myself and many of my writing colleagues will be found
Drum roll please….
The Catholic Writers of Long Island
Word Made Flesh: A Day of Encouragement and Enrichment for Catholic Writers.”
A full-day conference
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck Road, Huntington,
York, on Saturday, June 19th, 2010 from 9:30-4:30pm.Keynote
Speaker: Rick Hinshaw, Editor of The Long Island Catholic. Mr. Hinshaw
will also receive the Catholic
Writers’ Guild’s “Lily” award for Meritorious Achievement in
Catholic Arts and Letters.
It is going to be wonderful. I have the great good fortune and privilege to work for Rick. He is the best of mentors, a talented writer and editor as well as a lifelong tireless worker in the pro-life movement. It is truly an honor to work for him.But wait, there's more…
speakers include: award-winning author and
publisher, Josephine Nobisso; author and composer, Alexander J. Basile;
leader and host of “Among Women” podcast, Pat Gohn; and author and
rector, Msgr. Peter Vaccari. Msgr. Charles Fink, Director of Spiritual
Formation for the seminary, will be the homilist.
Signed copies of good Catholic books, theater tickets, and other valuable
prizes will be raffled off and proceeds will benefit Catholic Relief Services,
which is a 501[c]3 organization.
All are welcome, including nursing mothers
with their babies.
emphasizes connectedness in the Body of Christ and supports professional
networking via breaks with refreshments and a special bonus; early-birds will
have bios and contact information listed in ¼-page sections in the program, an
added value worth $15. Mass, Rosary, and buffet lunch included. Tickets before
June 1st: $25 for adult early-birds and $17 for student early-birds.
From June 1st-June 15th, tickets: $35 for adults and $25
for students. Meal head-count closes June 15th.
and click on the “Catholic Writers of Long Island” link in the left sidebar
under "Important Links." Add your 100-word [max] bio in the
“comments” section, or mail check and typed bio to: mater et magistra,
“LI Writers” in notes section. To learn more, see Facebook page for “Catholic
Writers of Long Island” or contact chapter president, Lisa Mladinich, at lisamladinich@
We have people coming from all over the country and I would dearly love to see you there. If it's possible please come to the conference and do not forget to introduce yourself!