Charismatic Conference Oct. 10-12 in Wildwood


By Peter G. Sánchez

The Camden Diocese’s 26th annual Charismatic Conference will take place the weekend of Oct. 10-12, bringing together the Catholic faithful in praise, worship and evangelization in Wildwood.

Themed “And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2:4), the conference will engage Catholics of all ages, with adult, young adult, senior high youth, and junior youth tracks.

On Friday night, Bishop Dennis Sullivan will provide a welcoming and greeting to participants.

Conference speakers for the adult track include Father Stephen DeLacy, vocation director for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia; Maria Vadia, of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in the Archdiocese of Miami; Kathleen McCarthy, president of In His Sign Netwrok; Father Ariel Hernandez, pastor of The Parish of the Holy Cross, Bridgeton; and Father Rene Canales, moderator of the Charismatic Conference.

The speaker for the young adult Track, a new track for this year, will be Father Kevin Mohan, parochial vicar at Our Lady of Peace Parish, Williamstown.

Conference registration is $35 per person, for all tracks, whether you are going for one, two or all three days. Housing and food not included. Register at the door; for more info, call 609-522-5010, or email

For Youth track registration, youth must be under 18 years of age, and at least in 5th grade.

Youth registration forms from the conference website ( must be completed, or call to request them, 609-522-5010.