Due to terrible weather, Dr. Ray’s flight has been delayed. Our current plan is to adjust the schedule such that Mary Ellen will give the first talk, Canon Talarico the second and then Dr. Ray will give the last two.
Thursday, July 18
12:00pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens
12:45pm – 1:30pm
Raising a 1 in 100 Child Against a Culture No Longer On Your Side
Good parents are finding themselves battling against the moral and soul mishaping forces of the culture. This presentation offers what to watch out for and how to counter those forces.
2:00pm – 2:45pm
Good Habits Make a Great Homeschool
Even as our houses need the occasional freshening up, so too do our habits and routines. This talk will help you discover the tools that you need to develop good habits and keep the homeschooling flowing peacefully all year.
3:15pm – 4:00pm
The Most Blessed Trinity: Model for Holy and Happy Family Life
Drawing upon the teachings of St. Francis de Sales, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Benedict, Reverend Canon Matthew Talarico will offer reflections on how the supernatural life of the Most Holy Trinity is meant by God to inspire practical lessons for fathers and mothers in the family life of the home.
4:30pm – 5:15pm
Fighting Mad: Practical Solutions for Overcoming Anger
Are you angry? Why? How does your anger impact the other members of your family? Dr. Ray cuts through the psychobabble to present a realistic picture of anger and other emotional issues, and then offers practical solutions for overcoming them.
6:00pm – Day Ends
Friday, July 19
9:30am – Registration
10:00am – 10:45am
How Homeschooling Can Save Souls and the World
Like the Irish monks who labored to preserve the culture that was being destroyed by barbarians, so too do Catholic homeschooling parents protect and preserve the Faith and Catholic traditions in modern society.
11:15am – 12:00pm
Discipline: The First Essential of Homeschooling
Experienced homeschooling parents know the path to successful homeschooling is paved with virtues like obedience, order, patience, and industriousness. Calm, confident parents who inculcate these values will be rewarded with children who are a pleasure to teach.