Oldest Catholic men’s conference in U.S. to take place in
Cincinnati in March 2023
CINCINNATI — The Godfather and original event of Catholic men’s conferences, the Cincinnati Men’s Conference, has transformed to become the National Men’s Conference, and the first annual is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 25, 2023, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Men from all over the country are traveling to the 10,500-seat Cintas Center with anticipation to see a speaker lineup like never before, headlined by “The Chosen” actor Jonathan Roumie.
The conference, which aims to bring together men of all faiths for fellowship and connection, will also feature the Archduke of Austria, Christian Habsburg-Lorraine, the grandson of Blessed Karl of Austria. The Archduke has never before spoken in the United States, and is a descendant of the royal Habsburg dynasty, which dates back to the 11th century. Additionally, an exciting lineup of clergy will be speaking, including the Archbishop of Cincinnati, Dennis Shnurr, who has given his full support and blessing of the conference. Joining him will be the newly ordained Bishop of Columbus, Ohio, Bishop Earl Fernandes, as well as EWTN’s Father Robert Spitzer.
“We are thrilled to have arguably some of the most prominent Christian speakers in this moment in history at our conference and are looking forward to welcoming thousands of men in person to be part of this historic conference,” said Joe Condit, producer, director and chairman of the National Men’s Conference.
The National Men’s Conference will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Tickets are required for attendance but the conference will also be streamed virtually for anyone in the world to enjoy. $10 dollar virtual tickets have already been purchased worldwide, ranging from Australia to Boston.
In addition to several prominent speakers, the conference will also feature a panel of NFL players, including Ted Karras, the center for the Cincinnati Bengals; Bengals Senior Defensive Assistant Coach Mark Duffner; former offensive lineman for the Indianapolis Colts, Joe Reitz; and Father Tom Wray, the Catholic chaplain for the Bengals.
“It’s time for good men to come together,” said Condit. “My Catholic generation has always been taught to pray about the obstacles they face and the culture we are living with an underlying assumption that ‘they’ will fix it. But I’ve learned that we are the ‘they’ and we need to build our men up to change the culture and the Church for the better and put effort forth to be the men that Christ is calling us to be.”
The National Men’s Conference is open to all men of all faiths no matter where you are in your spiritual journey. Ten percent of attendees at the 2022 conference were not Catholic. The event is put on by Catholics, but everyone is welcome, faith or no faith, to be in fellowship with each other and personally grow.
“This event is about men connecting both at the conference and year around,” said Condit. “All the attendees will be invited to join the social platform built by the National Men’s Conference as a way to connect to each other after the conference is over. It is my hope that all the men who coordinate men’s conferences in their own cities treat the National Men’s Conference like the Super Bowl of all the men’s conferences and take advantage of it to meet other conference leaders, share best practices and encourage their conference attendees to join with them.”
To learn more about the National Men’s Conference, please visit NationalMensConference.com
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