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Day 1: Catholic Health Professionals Can Still Deliver

Sept. 20- With over 65 registrants and dozens more coming in today, our Rome conference is off to a wonderful start. Thank you to everyone who has made the journey to come to this important event, and to EWTN and other Catholic media outlets who will be covering the conference throughout the next four days.

Photo: MaterCare International Directors present with His Eminence Willem, Cardinal Ejik (Sept 20) Rome.

Day 1 Conference Schedule: 

Wednesday September 20th

8.30am Chapel: Mass and Retreat - Mary and the Theology of Motherhood

Directed by Fr. Richard Taylor

Spiritual Advisor, MaterCare International (UK)

10:30 Break (15 minutes)

10:45 Resume

12:00 Close

12:00 Papal General Audience St Peter’s Square (2.0 hours)

Great view from the roof

1:00-2:00 Lunch in Bambina or on your own at a nearby restaurant 

3:00 Registration Located- basement hall outside of the elevator(lift) - Level 0

6:30 “Welcome” Main Conference Hall Level 0

Dr Robert Walley

Founder and Executive Director, MaterCare International

Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Canada)

Dr Bogdan Chazan

Chairman, MaterCare International

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Poland)

Dr Gian Luigi Gigli Co –organiser of the first MCI Rome Conference 2001;

Neurologist, Past President of FIAMC, Deputy of the Italian Parliament, President, Movimento per La Vita Italiano (Italy)

Dr John Lee

President of FIAMC via video from Singapore

Dr Elvis Seman

Founder, Chairman of MaterCare Australia

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

7.00 Opening Address and Discussion

Catholic Health Professionals Can Still Deliver

His Eminence Willem, Cardinal Ejik

Archbishop of Utrecht, Physician, and Bioethicist (Netherlands) 

8.30 20th Anniversary Reception

Opposite Conference Room 

(PLEASE NOTE: NO DINNER SERVED IN BAMBINA DINING ROOM THIS EVENING)

To follow Informal “Get Acquainted” gathering on the roof of the Bambina. BYOB

11:00 Close

N.B. MAIN GATE AND DOOR IN AND OUT OF BAMBINA ARE CLOSED EACH EVENING