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St. Mary Catholic Church

4001 St. Mary’s Drive

Anacortes, WA  98221

Tel:  360-293-2101       

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4001 St. Mary’s Drive, Anacortes, WA  98221

Tel:  360-293-2101        Fax:  360-293-8556 

E-mail:  StMary@Fidalgo.net

Pastor:  Fr. Vu Tran

Website:  www.stmaryanacortes.com

Question:  What did you enjoy most about the conference?

Answer:  “Family camping, relaxed, great speakers, excellent food, lovely weather, Eucharistic adoration, Mass, confession... WOW!”

-2011 conference feedback

“The quality of each speaker was excellent!  They each brought different gifts and strengths, yet clearly they were united in the one Spirit.”

- 2010 conference feedback

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“I have come to set

the earth on fire, and

how I wish it were

already blazing.”

  1.             ~Luke 12:49


Save the Date:  August 9-11, 2013

Schedule from Faith on Fire 2012:

Friday August 10th

5:00 p.m.     Registration & Check-in begins

6:00 p.m.     Conference opens with prayer and a rosary

6:30 p.m.     Opening Mass

7:30 p.m.     Break

8:00 p.m.     Talk by keynote speaker Jesse Romero:  “Stressed Out?  Try Adoration!”

9:00 p.m.      Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Adoration, & Confession

10:00 p.m.   Confession ends, but Adoration continues throughout the night...

                       consider spending an hour with our Lord in the church...sign up today!

Saturday August 11th

7:00 a.m.    Registration & Check-in / Breakfast is served! (catered by Gere-a-Deli)

8:00 a.m.    Rosary and Benediction

8:30 a.m.    Mass

9:30 a.m.    Break

10:00 a.m.  Talk in the main tent by Mary Beth Bonacci: “Sex, Love, & the Pope:  The

                      theology of the body for the average Catholic” or

                      Breakout session “Titanic in 3G” with Cady & Benjamin Crosby

11:00 a.m.  Lunch time! (catered by Gere-a-Deli)

12:30 p.m.  Talk in the main tent by Jesse Romero: “Spiritual Warfare:  Catholic armor

                      of God” or

                      Breakout session with John Angotti:  “Key of Faith:  What key are you in?”

1:30 p.m.    Break

2:00 p.m.    Talk by Steve Ray:  “Swimming Upstream:  Living the Catholic faith in a

                       pagan culture”

3:00 p.m.    Chaplet of Divine Mercy

3:30 p.m.    Break

4:00 p.m.    Talk in the main tent by Jesse Romero:  “How to be a Good Catholic”  or

                        Breakout session with Mary Beth Bonacci (for teens/young adults): 

                        “Living Real Love in a Pizza World”

5:00 p.m.    Dinner is on!

6:30 p.m.    Talk by John Angotti:  “Liturgy of Life:  Why do you believe what you


7:30 p.m.    Break

7:45 p.m.    Question & Answer time with all four speakers (Jesse Romero, Steve Ray,

                        Mary Beth Bonacci, & John Angotti)...bring your questions to the       

                        conference or jot one down while listening to the talks

9:00 p.m.    Break

9:15 p.m.    Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Adoration, & Confession

                        with Benediction at 11:00 p.m.

9:30 p.m.    Campfire (there are no campfires permitted in the tent area, so this is a

                        fun, community-focused campfire for all)

10:30 p.m.   Quiet time...get some rest after a full day of high-octane Catholicism

Sunday August 12th

7:30 a.m.    Breakfast with the Knights of Columbus

9:00 a.m.    Talk by Steve Ray:  “Defending the Eucharist”

10:00 a.m.  Break  

10:30 a.m.  Talk by Jesse Romero:  “Do Not be Afraid”

11:30 a.m.  Break - this is a last opportunity to purchase CDs, DVDs, books, t-shirts, and

                       other fabulous merchandise to remember the weekend, deepen your faith,

                       or share material with friends and family who could not attend

12:00 p.m.   Rosary

12:30 p.m.   Closing Mass celebrated by Archbishop J. Peter Sartain

1:30 p.m.     Join us for a luncheon celebration with Archbishop J. Peter Sartain after

                         Mass where you can take time to give a round of hugs and take a

                         moment to exchange contact information with new friends...then go out

                         and spread the Good News...Thank you in advance for making this an

                         amazing, God-inspired weekend!

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