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Men’s conference registration open

Registration for the THIRST 2014 Men’s Conference has opened at

The one-day conference will feature Archbishop of Chicago Cardinal Francis George as the keynote presenter, and will be Sept. 27 at the University of Mary’s McDowell Activity Center.

The event is free and open to men of all faith denominations. Online registration at the Bismarck Diocese’s website is required.

Other featured presenters at THIRST 2014 will include Tom Peterson, president of, and the Rev. Russ Kovash, pastor of the Churches of St. Joseph, Williston, St. John the Baptist, Trenton, and St. Boniface, Grenora. Time for confession and eucharistic adoration will be provided at the event, which will conclude with a Saturday Vigil Mass.