Keynote Speakers

Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, S.T.D.
Diocese of Jefferson City, recognized expert on the permanent diaconate






Fr. Ricky Manalo, C.S.P.
Presbyter in the Paulist Order, musician, composer, theologian





Dr. Peter Latona
Music Director for the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Washington, DC),  conductor, composer, organist





Dr. Dolores Martinez
Musician, composer, liturgist, consultant to the Bishops’ Hispanic Subcommittee of the Bishops’ Committee on Divine Worship





Liturgy Institute Presenter

Christopher Ferraro
Musician, liturgist, author, director of the Liturgical Music Institute at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, NY





RCIA Institute Presenters

Nick Wagner
Codirector and cofounder of TeamRCIA, author, trainer in Catholic liturgical and catechetical ministries

Diana Macalintal
Codirector and cofounder of TeamRCIA, liturgist,  catechist, author, musician