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Catholic Men for Christ Conference builds the Kingdom of God

The 11th annual Catholic Men for Christ Conference will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus.

Guided by the Four Pillars — Conversion, Reconciliation, Discipleship, and Evangelization — the Catholic Men for Christ Conference is dedicated to building the Kingdom of God in the Archdiocese of St. Louis and beyond by engaging, educating, and encouraging Catholic men to live their faith and to lead their families in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Pope names Dallas bishop head of new office for laity, family, life

Bishop Kevin J. Farrell of the Diocese of Dallas spoke at an interfaith prayer vigil at Thanksgiving Square in Dallas July 8. Bishop Farrell was appointed to direct the Vatican's new office for laity, family and life.

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has named Bishop Kevin J. Farrell of Dallas to head the Vatican's new office for laity, family and life.

The Dublin-born bishop will celebrate his 69th birthday Sept. 2, the day after the new Vatican office officially begins its work.

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