Celebrate, preserve, promote and enhance Catholic education.
Delta Lodge at Kananaskis
Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Richard Leonard
Hosted by: Alberta Catholic School Trustees' Association
Fr Richard Leonard is a Jesuit priest. He has degrees in arts and education, as well as a Master’s degree in theology. Fr Richard did graduate studies at the London Film School and has a PhD from the University of Melbourne. He directs the Australian Catholic Office for Film & Broadcasting, is an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Catholic University and has been a visiting scholar within the School of Theatre, Film & Television at UCLA and a Visiting Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Fr Richard has served on juries at the Venice, Berlin, Warsaw, Hong Kong, Montreal, Brisbane and Melbourne International Film Festivals and he has lectured on faith and culture all over the world. He has been published in America Magazine, Eureka Street, US Catholics, is regular columnist with The London Tablet and is a regular guest on ABC Radio. He is the author of nine books:
Where the Hell is God?
Why Bother Praying?
What are we doing on earth for Christ’s sake?
What are we waiting for? Reflections for Advent & Christmas
What are we hoping for? Reflections for Lent & Easter
His most recent book is:
What does it all mean? A guide to being more faithful, hopeful and loving.