The 12th Annual Napa Valley Catholic Men’s Conference.
100th Anniversary of the Final Fatima Apparition
Saturday, October 7th, 2017 || 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Will be held at: St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 6404 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599
St Joan of Arc Hall
6404 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599
|Most Reverend Robert F. Vasa is the Bishop of Santa Rosa, California he was appointed to the position January 24, 2011. Bishop Vasa previously led the Diocese of Baker, Oregon,from 2000 to 2010. Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, he was ordained a diocesan priest there in 1976, and received a License in Canon Law from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in 1981. He is well known for his outspoken defense of Catholic teaching.
The Bishop has been asked to attend.
|FR EDWARD LOONEY
In 2005, at the age of 16, the Blessed Mother touched Edward’s heart in a profound way through two different pilgrimages to her shrines—one in Europe and the other in Champion, Wisconsin. Today, Fr.Edward has responded to a special mission he believes he has received from Our Lady to spread the message she gave to Adele Brise in 1859. To this end, he has authored four books on the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help available through Tau Publishing.
When he is not busy with Parish duties, he travels throughout the country raising awareness of Our Lady’s first and only approved Marian apparition in the United States. Fr. Edward Looney is an associate member of the Mariological Society of America and a member of the International Thomas Merton Society. He has published extensively, including five books (two for children, three Marian-general interest books), journal articles, and he is a columnist for Ignitum Today. His other writings have appeared on Catholiclane.com, Chicago New World, The Compass, and The Bridge (a publication of Mundelein Seminary).
|Fr. John “Z” Zuhlsdorf
Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, or simply “Father Z”, is convert from Lutheranism. He was first drawn to the Church by the beauty of traditional Catholic liturgy. After studying Classical languages at the University of Minnesota he entered the seminary and completed his formation in Rome at the Pontifical Lateran University. In 1991 he was ordained to the priesthood by Saint Pope John Paul II. He worked as a collaborator in the Vatican’s Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“, (eh-CLAY-see-ah day-ee) and did post-graduate work in Patristic Theology, on the Fathers of the Church, at the Augustinianum (Au-gus-tin-ee-AH-num) in Rome.
Fr. Zuhlsdorf has appeared on television on EWTN, CBS, and Fox News. He has written for many print publications such as The Wanderer, in which he had a column on liturgical translations for eleven years, and now also the British Catholic weekly The Catholic Herald. Today Fr. Z is best known through his internet work on his award-winning blog. He lives and works in the Diocese of Madison and travels giving talks, conferences and retreats.
|Fr. David Jenuwine
Parochial Vicar, St Apollinaris Catholic Church
Fr. David Jenuwine, currently assigned at St. Apollinaris parish in Napa, CA.
Fr. Jenuwine is the former spiritual director of the Blue Army Fatima apostolate in Saginaw, MI. Before his ordination he was an airborne crytologist in Japan for the U.S. Navy.