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Our One-day Catholic Conference

Quid Est Veritas? "What Is Truth?"

“A Catholic Conference for Those Searching for the Truth”

Where: St Fidelis Parish Center, Butler, PA

When: September 22, 2018, 8:00am-4:30pm

Maria Henrie is a former Miss America contestant and model.  She has been featured in print and on many television and radio programs including Life Site News, The National Catholic Register, and EWTN’s Life on the Rock.  She continues to use the voice given to her by the Miss America Organization to connect with various audiences through her use of real life experiences with pageants and college life, humor and an honest attitude about the reality of being a virtuous woman in a secular world.  Maria reaches all ages with the message of standing strong and holding onto Godly values in the midst of adversity. She also speaks on the challenges of remaining chaste in an impure world. She lives in California with her husband, actor David Henrie.

Paul Ruggieri is an amazingly accomplished artist in the field of multimedia.  Besides having his own video production business, he continues to work for WQED Multimedia.  Over the past 28 years, Paul has worked as a Producer/TV Photojournalist/Editor at KDKA and WQED, as well as doing spots for BBC, ESPN, CBS Sports, CNN Sports, and various corporate clients.  His work has brought him 31 Emmy Awards and numerous other awards. Although born and raised in the Roman Catholic faith, it was not until the age of 24, while on a pilgrimage to Medjugorje led by Thomas Rutkoski, that Paul experienced real conversion.  Today, he is committed to impacting communities through positive values and responsible media.

Fr. William Kiel is a priest from the Diocese of Greensburg, PA.  Although he is retired from pastoral duties, Father has continued his well-known healing ministry, which began in 1994.  Father was healed at one of Gospa founder, Thomas Rutkoski’s, talks and later went on Medjugorje on pilgrimage with him, where Father received the gift of healing.  Since then, Fr. Kiel has celebrated Holy Mass with prayers for healing at parishes throughout America, as well as over in Germany. He has also led numerous pilgrimages overseas and in the United States and Canada.  His devotion to the blessed Mother has made him a popular speaker at Marian Conferences. He is also a contributor to the Scripture reflections on WAOP-FM.

Throughout the conference, we'll have Mass, pray all fifteen decades of the Rosary, and listen to three speakers.  A continental breakfast and buffet lunch are included in the price of the ticket.

Quid Est Veritas?

"What Is Truth?" - Pontius Pilate

Quid Est Veritas? is a Catholic conference sponsored by Gospa Missions to enrich the hearts and souls of the faithful. In a time such as ours, when the concept of "truth" is increasingly blurred daily, it is essential that Catholics everywhere search for, and ask "What is Truth?"  With this in mind, it is our goal to advance and clarify Catholic principles, while reinvigorating the spiritual lives of our fellow Christians.