2019 Mid-Atlantic Congress
Feb. 14-16, 2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019--10:30-11:30 AM
FR. MIKE SCHMITZ
Father Michael Schmitz, director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Duluth and chaplain for the Newman Center at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, inspires and educates through his priesthood and preaching. He also works with Ascension Presents' online platform to share the Gospel. Ordained in 2003 at St. Paul Seminary, he has preached across the country about the love of God and the call of Jesus Christ for saints to be raised up in the Church. Father Mike’s hope is that these saints will redeem the entire world for Christ.
Thursday, February 14, 2019--1:00-1:30 PM
DEACON LARRY ONEY
Deacon Larry Oney, a permanent deacon in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, is a premiere international Catholic preacher, dynamic teacher, author, radio host, and founder of Hope and Purpose Ministries; whose mission is to proclaim the Kingdom of God (Matthew 10:7), encourage others that God has a plan and purpose for their lives (Jeremiah 29:11), and to help heal the broken-hearted (John 10:10b). Deacon Oney is a noted evangelist who has touched millions of lives across the globe from Europe to Africa to Brazil to Canada and throughout the United States through his ministry initiatives: New Evangelization, Urban Evangelization, International Outreach, Prayer, and Ecumenical Harmony. Deacon Oney is also the Chairman of the Board of the largest African-American owned third-party administration/program management firm in the United States—HGI-Global. Deacon Oney’s newest book Amazed by God’s Grace: Overcoming Racial Divides by the Power of the Holy Spirit is now available from The Word Among Us Press.
Thursday, February 14, 2019--7:30-8:30 PM
Saturday, February 16, 2019--8:30-9:30 AM
Saturday, February 16, 2019--12:30-1:30 PM
MOST REV. OSCAR A. SOLIS, D.D.
Oscar Azarcon Solis is a Philippine-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the bishop of the Diocese of Salt Lake City, Utah. Solis is the first Filipino-American to be consecrated a bishop. Pope Francis appointed him on January 10, 2017.
Friday, February 15, 2019--9:30-10:30 AM