"Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do." Blessed Pope John XXIII.
Our 10th Year Conference is history. If you were not able to attend and would like to review a copy of the Conference Program Book, just click here. For a slideshow of some Conference scenes, click here.
To order your copy of the Friday night video Voice of the Faithful: A Retrospective, use the online Purchase Order form. You may pre-order the 10th Year book Voices: Telling Our Stories using the same link.
Or you may mail in your order using this Purchase Form.
Prof. Tom Groome from Boston College spoke at our conference on "the best about being Catholic." This 6-minute excerpt is part of his speech. His speech is included in the Conference DVD set, which will cover all the speakers and events of our 10th Year Conference.
Here also is a 10-minute audio clip from Fr. Donald Cozzens' speech. Fr. Cozzens, an author and international commentator on religious and cultural issues who received a VOTF Priest of Integrity Award in 2009, spoke most eloquently on how VOTF has made a difference during its first decade.
Prof. Groome's and Fr. Cozzens' speeches are available in full, along with the rest of VOTF's 10th Year Conference on the Conference DVD set. Click here to purchase the set.
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke also was a featured speaker at VOTF's 10th Year Conference. Click here to read her speech.