Men of Faith 2020


Deacon John Weiske
Diocese of Duluth


Saturday, February 29, 2020

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

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Marshall School
1215 Rice Lake Road
Duluth, MN 55811

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Conference Schedule

8:00 a.m.  Doors Open 
9:00 Welcome & Morning Prayer
9:15 TALK 1: LIKE A FIRE BURNING IN MY BONES: Awakening the Desire for Christ in the Hearts of Men
10:00  Confessions Begin
11:00  Break
11:15  TALK 2: THE BATTLE IS THE LORD'S: Courageous Men of the Bible

12:10 p.m.  Mass
1:00 Lunch
2:00 TALK 3: CO-WORKERS WITH CHRIST: Living a Vibrant Faith in the Workplace
3:00 TALK 4: PUTTING ON THE ARMOR OF GOD: Preparing for Spiritual Combat
3:45 Close of Conference 

About Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers – known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon” – is one of the most sought-after speakers in the Church today. He is a powerful and passionate evangelist and preacher, whose no-nonsense approach to living and proclaiming the Catholic faith is sure to challenge and inspire those who hear him.

Deacon Harold holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master of Theological Studies Degree from the University of Dallas. He co-hosts the Eternal Word Television’s Network’s (EWTN) popular radio program, “Morning Glory,” and the weekly broadcast “Living Stones” on Mater Dei Radio. Deacon has also appeared as a guest on numerous other national and international radio programs, including “Catholic Answers Live” and “Vocation Boom Radio.”

In addition, he is the host or co-host of several popular series on EWTN television and is featured on the award winning "Chosen" faith formation program by Ascension Press. Deacon Harold is the author of the best-selling book, "Behold the Man: A Catholic Vision of Male Spirituality," co-author of "Ignite: Read the Bible Like Never Before," and has written the acclaimed new book, "Father Augustus Tolton: The Slave Who Became the First African-American Priest."

Deacon Harold is a Benedictine Oblate of Mt. Angel Abbey. He is also a member of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars and the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy.

Most importantly, he is married to his lovely wife, Colleen, and they have four beautiful children. They live in Portland, Oregon, where Deacon Harold is assigned to Immaculate Heart Catholic Church.

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WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS ARE WELCOME ON SATURDAY, but food and materials will be not be available for them.

Early Bird Registration ended February 17th (Save $10)

Registration closed February 24th.

Cancellation Policy:
Refunds are available until February 17, minus a $10 processing fee.  Since food counts need to be confirmed and materials purchased, refunds are not available after this date.  To avoid a cancellation, you may send an alternate with no additional charge.  Notify Annette Merritt ( or 218-724-9111) of any cancellations or changes.