Annual Conference

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A conference for men of all ages. Get supernaturally strong!

We start and end with Christ! Registration, vendors and confessions starting at 7:30 a.m. Optional Rosary at 7:30 a.m. Opening Mass with Bishop Hying at 8:00 a.m. Program starts at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 3:45 p.m. (Optional parish Rosary at 4:30 p.m. and parish Mass at 5:00 p.m.)

Many priests will hear confessions throughout the day.

Fathers, bring your sons! Build a special bond with a powerful father/son blessing lead by Fr. Eric Nielsen.

Are you being called? Vocations Director Fr. Greg Ihm will lead an “Altar Call.”

Wives and daughters, support your men throughout the day in prayer.

Lunch will be provided (sub sandwiches, chips, bottled water and fruit).


Most Rev. Donald J. Hying

Donald J. Hying is the fifth Bishop of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin. He was previously Bishop of the Diocese of Gary, Indiana, and an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Bishop Hying is the author of a widely acclaimed new book, Love Never Fails, published by Ignatius Press.


Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, is the author of the runaway best seller, Consecration to St. Joseph. He is a prominent Marian priest, exhibits an unmistakable zeal for the priesthood and devotion to Our Lady. He is a wellknown conference speaker on Divine Mercy and the Blessed Virgin Mary.


Steve Karlen never expected to find himself in the middle of the most bitterly debated controversy in human history. But when a friend found herself facing a crisis pregnancy, it launched Steve on a journey from the couch to the center of a statewide firestorm. He tells the story in a new book, This is When We Begin to Fight.


  • Individual: $40
  • Students: $20
  • Clergy: FREE
  • At the Door: $50

Register by clicking on the buttons below.


The conference is hosted by St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 603 Oak Street, Wisconsin Dells. 


Use identified public parking lots and street parking. Limited church parking is reserved for priests, vendors and workers.

—Photo of St. Joseph statue by Robert Cheaib/Pixabay.

— Photos above by Joseph Hanneman for Men of Christ Madison.