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UPDATE (as of March 13, 2020)
Conference date has been postponed

Due to concerns about large public gatherings during the growing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), THE WELL men’s conference has been postponed to Saturday, May 9. If you already registered for THE WELL online through EventBrite and can attend the conference on May 9, you don’t need to do anything. If you are unable to attend on that day, please go to your Eventbrite registration and click “Request refund” or email

We will keep you updated. Thank you for your understanding as we make decisions that are in the best interest of the health and safety of our people.

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The 2020 Diocese of Greensburg Men’s Conference

The Well: 2020 Men's Conference is a gathering of men, formed by the Men's Ministry Team in the Diocese of Greensburg, seeking to bring other men to Christ. The Conference is designed to bring men closer to Christ by helping them explore topics through small group workshops, open discussions and prayer. The conference is open to men 18 years of age and older. During the conference, there will be three workshop sessions. Men may choose to attend three workshops and take a boxed lunch to any session or attend two workshops and take a lunch break during one session. Registration is $50, due by April 29, and includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, email or call 724-552-1812.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Westmoreland County Community College

145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, PA 15697

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6:00 a.m.
​Committee & Workers Arrive
​7:30 a.m.
Doors Open
Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m.
​Welcome, Opening Prayer & Announcements
​9:45 a.m.
​Keynote Address - Mike Clark
10:45 a.m.​ ​Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament
​12:00 p.m.
​Workshop Session A / Lunch
1:15 p.m.​ ​Workshop Session B / Lunch
​2:30 p.m.
​Workshop Session C / Lunch
​3:30 p.m.
​Discussion & Fellowship
​4:00 p.m.
​Mass celebrated by Bishop Edward C. Malesic
* The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) will be available from 10:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.​


Keynote Speaker

Mike Clark

Celebrant & Homilist

Bishop Edward C Malesic

 Session A Workshops


​A Living Faith That Matters (Session A1)
Speaker: Gregory Coogan


​Abundantly Better: A Catholic Conversion Story (Session A2)
Speaker: Joe Austin


​Growth in Virtue and Self Mastery (Session A3)
Speaker: Mark Houck


​Going From Overwhelmed to Fulfilled (Session A4)
Speaker: Mark Joseph


St. Joseph and His Work (And Us and Ours) (Session A5)
Speaker: Mike Aquilina


​The Healing of Wounded Souls (Session A6)
Speaker: Rev. Paul CB Schenck, EdD


​God and Science: Where Does the Evidence Lead? (Session A7)
Speaker: Steven R. Hemler


​ Our Daily “Yes!”: The beauty and struggle of answering God’s call each day. (Session A8)
Speaker: Chris Rogers


​ The Search for True Meaning in American Culture (Session A9)
Speaker: Tim Chirdon


​ Men's Spirituality 2020: Attractions and Distractions (Session A10)
Speaker: Monsignor James T. Gaston

 Session B Workshops


​ The Catholic Generation (Session B1)
Speaker: Rory Mitrik


​ Responding as Men of Faith in an Increasing Secular Culture (Session B2)
Speaker: Msgr. Larry Kulick


​ Reclaiming an Ordered Soul in an Age of Distraction (Session B3)
Speaker: Fr. Michael Darcy, C.O.


​ Spiritual Warfare: Demonic Influences in Our Lives (Session B4)
Speaker: Rev John A Szada Jr, PhD


​ The Bible in Catholic Life and Tradition (Session B5)
Speaker: Timothy Gabrielli, Ph.D.


​ Man Up, God's Calling You (Session B6)
Speaker: Rev. Tyler Bandura


​ The Epidemic of Loneliness (Session B7)
Speaker: Scott Lieb


​ Masculine Love as Lived by the Apostles (Session B8)
Speaker: Fr. James Farnan


​ "Who Are You And What Water Are You Drinking?" (Session B9)
Speaker: Gregory Callaghan


​ 5 Tools That Every Disciple Should Utilize (Session B10)
Speaker: Jonah Paul Soucy

 Session C Workshops


​ Man-Spiration: Living as the man of God He created you to be. (Session C1)
Speaker: Chris Rogers


​ Dad, Show Me That I Matter To You (Session C2)
Speaker: Gregory Coogan


​ Viewing Women as God Does (Session C3)
Speaker: Joe Austin


​ Healing from Addiction, Abandonment, Loneliness, and Trauma (Session C4)
Speaker: Mark Houck


​ Going From Success to Significance (Session C5)
Speaker: Mark Joseph


​ Walking with the Angels (Session C6)
Speaker: Mike Aquilina


​ Which is True: Creation, Evolution, or Both? (Session C7)
Speaker: Steven R. Hemler


​ The Mystical Body of Christ: Community Beyond the Club (Session C8)
Speaker: Timothy Gabrielli, Ph.D.


​ A Spiritual Warrior's Prayer Life (Session C9)
Speaker: Rev. Shawn Anderson


​ Heroic Virtue (Session C10)
Speaker: Will Smith