Join us for our upcoming 2017 Convention in Arlington

Early rate discounts end on August 22, 2017

40th Convention: Society and Citizenship: Current Challenges for the Church

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The Fellowship is proud to be honor the following people at our Convention.



Cardinal Wright Award George Weigel
Cardinal O’Boyle Award Helen Alvaré

Schedule

Friday, September 22, 2017
9:00am
FCS Board Meeting
 
12:00pm
Convention Registration Opens
 
2:00pm
Welcoming Mass
 
3:00pm
Panel 1: The Benedict Option
Dr. Susan Traffas – Benedictine College
Panel 1: The Benedict Option
Dr. Michael Hanby – John Paul II Institute
6:00pm
Dinner
 
8:00pm
Dr. John Mueller – Ethics and Public Policy Center
9:30pm
Compline
 
Saturday, September 23, 2017
7:00am
Mass
 
 
9:00am
Panel 2: Methodology in Sociology
Fr. Paul Sullins – Catholic University of America
Panel 2: Methodology in Sociology
Dr. Mark Regnerus – University of Texas at Austin
11:00am
Panel 3: Mediating Institutions
Dr. Catherine Pakaluk – Catholic University of America
Panel 3: Mediating Institutions
Dr. Brandon Vaidyanathan – Catholic University of America
12:30pm
Lunch
 
2:00pm
Panel 4: Male/Female Complementarity
Dr. Paul Vitz – Professor Emeritus of Psychology, NYU, and Senior Scholar at Divine Mercy University
Panel 4: Male/Female Complementarity
Dr. Ryan Anderson – The Heritage Foundation
4:00pm
George Weigel – Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center
6:00pm
Awards Banquet
 
Sunday, September 24, 2017
8:00am
Mass
 
9:00am
Breakfast/Business Meeting
 
10:00am
Panel 5: Marriage, Religion and Family
Mr. Pat Fagan – Family Research Council
Panel 5: Marriage, Religion and Family
Mr. Bill Saunders – Americans United for Life
Panel 5: Marriage, Religion and Family
Dr. Laurie de Rose – Director of Research, World Family Map Project

This year's convention will take place at the following hotel:

Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport

2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
 
Hotel reservation website
Room Rate: $139

The Fellowship is happy to be able to offer the following rates to those who attend the Convention.

       
  Regular Rate Early Rate Early Rate Deadline
Regular Member $110 $100 08/22/2017
Non-Member $130 $120 08/22/2017
Clergy and Religious Member $80 $70 08/22/2017
Student Member $35 $25 08/22/2017
Retired $80 $70 08/22/2017
Banquet $70 $70  
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Join us

Start date: 22September, 2017
End date: 24September, 2017

This convention addresses challenges religious citizens face in contemporary society. Our panel discussions will address topics such as marriage and the family, male-female complementarity, the bearing of religion on methodology in social science, mediating institutions, and the "Benedict Option." George Weigel will receive the Wright Award and deliver the keynote address on Saturday evening. A full list of our excellent selection of speakers can be seen by consulting the conference schedule.

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