Communications - Diocesan Calendar of Events

Spring Clergy Conference 2019

Date: Thursday, March 07, 2019 - Friday, March 08, 2019
Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center
11057 Camp Weed Place
Live Oak, FL 32060


The annual Spring clergy retreat starts with lunch at 12 noon in Varn Hall at Camp Weed on Thursday, March 7th and closes with lunch on Friday, March 8th. The keynote speaker on Thursday afternoon 1.30 – 4p.m. (with a break) is Timothy Johnson, Professor of History at Flagler College, St Augustine. Professor Johnson is a distinguished scholar of the medieval period specializing in the theology of Bonaventure and the Franciscans. He is the English translator of an important life of St Francis from the period shortly after Francis’s death--- considered lost for centuries and only recently discovered in the Vatican Library. He will present some aspect of Franciscan theology that has contemporary relevance to us in our ministry today. He is a brilliant teacher, lecturer and a lay Franciscan. On Friday March 8th Bishop Howard will speak to us for an hour after breakfast and then he will celebrate the Eucharist and preach in Mandi’s Chapel at 10.30 a.m. The clergy will be invited to r