Details on the 2013 Cardinal O’Connor Conference for Life will be posted as they become available.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
9:30am to 4:00pm
8:00-9:30 a.m. Registration – Healy Foyer
8:00-4:00 p.m. Networking Exhibits – Healy Corridor (1st Fl.)
8:15-9:15 a.m. Holy Hour – Dahlgren Chapel (Rosary & Benediction)
9:30 a.m. Welcome / Invocation – Gaston Hall
9:45-10:45 a.m. Keynote Address
Helen M. Alvaré
Associate Professor of Law, George Mason University
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Breakout Session A (Healy and Maguire Classrooms)
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Breakout Session B (Healy and Maguire Classrooms)
1:20 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Breakout Session C (Healy and Maguire Classrooms)
2:30 p.m. Presentation of the Fourth Annual Rev. Thomas M. King, S.J. Award – Gaston Hall
2:45-3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion – Gaston Hall
“Women Leaders in the Pro-Life Movement”
Founder, Live Action
President, Susan B. Anthony List
National Pro-Life Speaker
Sr. Veronica Mary, SV
Director of Respect Life Office
Archdiocese of New York
Dr. Jeanne Lord
Professor of Catholic Studies
Associate Vice-President of Student Affairs, Georgetown University
4:00 p.m. Adjournment
5:00 p.m. Mass for Life – Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart
His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Principal Celebrant
William L. Saunders, Jr.
Pressing Pro-life Issues on the Cusp of Obama’s Second Term
Gaston Hall (Sessions A & C)
Online Pro-Life Activism
Healy 103 (Sessions A & C)
Steven W. Mosher
The Myth that Kills: Overpopulation as an Excuse for Genocide
Healy 104 (Sessions B & C)
Jennifer Lahl, R.N., M.A.
The Injustice of Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Healy 105 (Sessions B & C)
Rev. Charles P. Connor, Ph.D., S.T.L.
The Pro-Life Legacy of John Cardinal O’Connor
Healy 106 (Sessions A & C)
The Pro-Life Movement in the Democratic Party
Maguire 101 (Sessions B & C)
Msgr. Stuart W. Swetland, S.T.D.
The Pro-Life Movement and the Death Penalty
Maguire 102 (Sessions A & B)
Hanna Klaus, M.D.
Applied Body Theology: Fertility Awareness and Its Consequences.
Maguire 103 (Sessions A & B)
Sally A. Winn
Refuse to Choose: Reclaiming Feminism
Maguire 104 (Sessions A & B)
Your chance to hear from and interact with distinguished members of the academic and activist pro-life community and members of the clergy.