Ignited By Truth


The 11th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held Friday and Saturday, April 12 &13, 2013 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Jim Graham Building, in Raleigh. Supported by the Diocese of Raleigh, Ignited By Truth offers a weekend of dynamic speakers “bringing to light the truth of the teachings of the Catholic Church and igniting in our hearts a love for our Faith.”

This year’s presenters include:

  • Scott Hahn, Ph.D., Author of The Lamb’s Supper
  • Michael Barber, Ph.D., Professor of Theology, Scripture, & Catholic Thought
  • Lila Rose, President of Live Action
  • Fr. Michael Schmitz, Chaplain at the University of Minnesota • Christopher Wolfe, Ph.D., Co-director of the Thomas International Center
  • Patti M. Zordich, Ph.D., Director of Triangle Psychological Services
  • Kevin Heider, Singer-Songwriter
  • Lupita Venegas, Founder of Radio Maria Mexico
  • Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Vigil Mass Celebrant and Homilist

Friday evening’s program will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will include sessions in English and Spanish. Kevin Heider will present “The Examined Life: A Songwriter’s Calling” (with Music). Dr. Barber’s presentation will be “How the Early Church Fathers Evangelized the World” and Fr. Michael Schmitz will speak on “From Love, By Love, For Love.” The Spanish language session will be presented at 7:00pm by Lupita Venegas , “Family Today, Family Forever.” All of the Friday evening sessions are FREE.

Saturday will offer a full day of presentations beginning at 8:30 a.m. Sessions will include:

  • Kevin Heider - “Morning Prayer” (Music)
  • Dr. Scott Hahn - “The Bible, the Eucharist, and the New Evangelization”
  • Michael Barber, Ph.D. - “The Battle of Prayer”
  • Dr. Christopher Wolfe - “Bridging the Gap Between Faith and Life”
  • Lila Rose - “Catholic for Life”
  • Dr. Scott Hahn - “Lord, Have Mercy”
  • Patti M. Zordich, Ph.D. - “Keeping Your Family Safe While Using Technology”
  • Lila Rose - “Fight for Life” (Youth) • Kevin Heider - “Maybe Penguins Exist…” (Finding God in All Things) – (Youth)

The conference will conclude with the celebration of Holy Mass at 5:00 p.m. by the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge. Registration and additional information are available at . For questions call (919) 789-1428, or contact Laura Stewart in the Parish Office, 919-942-6229.



Last Published: March 26, 2013 2:32 PM