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Post Abortion Pastoral Conference - 2017 Clergy Update

The Healing after Abortion Ministry is offering a complimentary training for clergy on post-abortion pastoral care. To attend, please complete the registration form below.
(Attendance at prior conference is not necessary.)

Friday, April 28, 2017 
Conference to be Rescheduled -- Date to be announced
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (includes lunch)
St. Monica Catholic Parish, 9933 Midway Rd, Dallas
Family Life Center, Lower Lounge

The training will include the following featured presentations*:

Post-abortion Trauma: How to identify and respond
by Bernice Simmons, MS, LPC

Men and Abortion: Do men suffer from an abortion decision, too?
by Reg Platt, Project Joseph Team
with Deacon Gregg Kahrs and Todd Sluder, LPC

The Wound of Abortion and Spiritual Warfare
By Deacon Charlie Stump, Director of Pastoral Services

Moving Forward after Abortion
by Todd Sluder, MA, LPC-S

Theology of Forgiveness
by Father Peter Hopkins, LC

Through the Eyes of a Deacon on Retreat
by Deacon Gregg Kahrs

The Empty Cradle: Miscarriage and Adverse Prenatal Diagnoses 
by Deacon Charlie Stump, Director of Pastoral Services

From the Abortion to the Confessional
A Retreat Graduate Speaks

*Simultaneous translation in Spanish will be available for all presentations.

This conference is being rescheduled.  Date to be announced.  Attendance is free, and clergy are welcome to bring one lay-person who is a parish leader with them to attend as their guest.  (If clergy would like to bring more than one lay-person guest , please contact 972-679-4760 or .)

Registration Form