FFE National Conference 2018 - Catholic Rural Life

FFE National Conference 2018

The National Conference

On March 21-23, 2018, we hosted a national conference, A Noble Vocation: Integrating Faith, Food and the Environment, as a platform for presentations and panel discussions on the themes presented in the Vocation of the Agricultural Leader, as well as a center for discussion amongst the many types of people in attendance from all over the country who are interested in the topic.


Ag and Environmental Challenges: Implications for Leaders, Dr. Fred Kirschenmann

“Task of the Pastoral Leader” Panel, Fr. Gregory Mastey

“Task of the Pastoral Leader” Panel, Sr. Esther Mary Nickel

“Task of the Pastoral Leader” Panel, Brad Roth

Q&A for “Task of the Pastoral Leader” Panel

“An Indigenous Perspective” Panel

Q&A for “Indigenous Perspective” Panel

Conference Summary and Shared Discussion with Participants

Individual Talks

Opening Address, Archbishop Bernard Hebda

Photos (Credit: Chris Aarhus of North Dakota Farmers Union)

Conference Program

Conference Program Final

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