Time for Prayer
The Midwest Catholic Family Conference offers numerous opportunities for prayer and spiritual renewal.
Holy Mass – Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am
Experience the splendor of the Liturgy as a contingent of priests and seminarians concelebrate the Mass in Convention Hall, transformed into a holy space. A full orchestra and choir enhance the celebration. A Knights of Columbus Honor Guard in full regalia leads the procession. In preparation for the celebration, a Rosary will be prayed before each Mass.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Opens daily at 8:00 am and closes Friday at 9:00 pm, Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday at 3:00 pm
Draw strength, consolation and support from His presence. Feel the infinite love present in His heart in the Holy Eucharist. An Adoration Chapel will be available for private prayer.
Reconciliation – Friday night from 6:00-9:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00–11:00 am & 1:00 -3:00 pm
Priests will be available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Penance for all attendees. The High School Program and the Middle School Program will have an opportunity for Confession at scheduled times.
The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy – Saturday and Sunday, approximately 3:00 pm
In keeping with Our Lord’s request in His revelations to St. Faustina asking for special remembrance of His Passion, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be prayed both Saturday and Sunday concurrently in Convention Hall and Expo Hall. The Lord attached extraordinary promises to its recitation.
Outdoor Eucharistic Procession – Saturday, 8:00 pm
Join in this great public witness to our Faith and belief in the True Presence of Jesus in the Holy Eucharist. All are invited to take part in the Procession. Those children who have made their First Communion during the year may participate in formation of the Procession near the Blessed Sacrament. To participate, please indicate at registration that you want your child to participate so you can get necessary details. or for more information, click here.
The procession will be followed immediately by Benediction. The service will close with Night Prayer – Liturgy of the Hours.