There are some thousand participants from across the globe and many confessions and religion.
The first evening involves checking in, a social hour, supper and an address.
The first evening our speaker addressed us from Venezuela.
She is forbidden to leave Venezuela.
“We don’t count our days in minutes, but in deaths.”
In the morning I caught up with a friend from Rome who showed me an app that lists all the various “genders” you could chose from today. Alas, it’s the people who came up with this horse-hockey were
serious… no… earnest.
All this new participants take a “core” of talks before they select electives. That provides a common basis. Here is one of the core lectures.
A bookstore is available. A certain Fishwrap writer would like the titles by Fr Robert Sirico, Rodney Stark, San Gregg….
One of the talks.
I am on tomorrow afternoon.
Mass each morning, TLM, NO and Orthodox Divine Liturgy and Protestant prayer service each day.