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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.  

Friday, August 18, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
(includes lunch)
St. Monica Catholic Parish, 9933 Midway Rd, Dallas
Family Life Center, Upper Lounge

Online registration is now closed. If you would like to attend but did not register, you may register at the door.  Limited materials and food will be available for day-of-registrants on a first come, first served basis.  Thank you!

The training will include the following featured presentations*:

Welcome and Personal Reflection
by Bishop Greg Kelly

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 Fergal O’Duill, 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 if requested in pre-registration form. Traducción simultánea disponible. Favor de solicitar en la registración previa.

Attendance is free, and clergy are welcome to bring one lay parish leader with them to attend as their guest. (Guests must also be registered; if clergy would like to bring more than one lay-person guest, please contact 972-679-4760 or .)

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