Guanellian Presence at Hispanic Conference

Fr. Paul Oggioni, SdC with Latino youth.

Fr. Paul Oggioni, SdC giving a talkFr. Paul Oggioni, SdC with Latino youth.Paco Lopez, MD and a colleague at a recent Hispanic men's conferenceGrass Lake – On April 21, the Archdiocese of Detroit invited Father Paul Oggioni SC to be one of the Keynote Speakers for the Sixth Annual Hispanic Catholic Men’s Conference of Detroit.  This annual event is the largest gathering of Hispanic Catholic men in Michigan. Father Paul spoke about the role of husbands and fathers in building the family as a “School of Faith.”  Dr. Paco López, a member of the Lay Guanellian Movement also participated in the conference, giving a workshop on the Theology of the Body for Men.  In addition, Father Paul and Dr. López hosted a table at the Conference with Guanellian literature as well as vocational information.  Many people, including dozens of young men, visited the “Guanellian Table” to learn more about St. Luigi Guanella and the Servants of Charity. The Guanellian presence in this conference served as a wonderful opportunity to spread information in the growing Catholic Hispanic Community about our Charism, and the work of the Servants of Charity in Michigan and in the world.


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