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Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 1453, Spokane WA 99210
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Catholic Renewal Ministry conference is April 1-2 at Gonzaga Prep

the Inland Register

(From the February 18, 2016 edition of the Inland Register)

Father John Farao OFM.Conv. (IR photo courtesy of Father Farao)

Conventional Franciscan Father John Farao has been chosen as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Catholic Renewal Ministry conference, “Approach the Throne of Grace.”

Father Farao is a chaplain who has a vibrant prison ministry in the Diocese of Monterey, Calif.

He will speak on themes from Hebrews 4:16: “So let us boldly approach the throne of Grace to receive mercy and grace in time of need.”

This year’s conference will be held at Gonzaga Prep, 1224 E. Euclid Ave. in Spokane.

It will begin with Mass at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1, and end with a Healing Mass on Saturday, April 2, at 4 p.m.

Please join us for this wonderful conference focusing on our Lord’s Mercy and Grace.

Information and online registration can be found online at

The registration fee is $10/person, which includes lunch.

Registration can be sent by postal mail by March 20 to: Catholic Renewal Ministry, c/o Linda Pettis, 1018 W. Glass, Spokane, 99205.

People can also register Saturday morning, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday’s conferences are scheduled for 9 a.m.-4 p.m., with Mass concluding the day’s events.

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