Dr. Chris’s Events

Words of Wisdom: Who Am I to Judge?

January 18th | 9 am – 4 pm | Abbey of the Hills
The idea that there is no absolute truth, that truth is decided by and applied to each individual is known as Relativism. In his book Who Am I to Judge?, Dr. Edward Sri explains that there actually is an ultimate truth; shows how living intentionally within it frees us and leads us to happiness; and helps us respond effectively and lovingly to the people in our lives who have adopted the idea of Relativism. Read the book and then spend a day with Dr. Chris and other Catholics in time of teaching, discussion and prayer. and discover the difference this book can make in your life!
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Answering Common Questions About Faith

January 22nd | 6:30 pm – 8 pm | Immaculate Conception, Watertown
Have you ever been asked a question about the Catholic faith that caught you flat-footed? At this parish workshop, Dr. Chris will answer the questions you have about the faith so that you will be better equipped to respond when they come up again. This is a free event open to all, held monthly through April.

 

Sioux Falls Theology on Tap – Who Cares About Squirrels?

January 28th | 7 pm – 8 pm | Luciano’s North Underground, Sioux Falls
Two of the greatest obstacles to growth in our relationship with God are indifference (“Who cares?”) and distraction (“Squirrel!”). At this month’s Theology on Tap, Chris will explain how large these obstacles loom in our lives and what we can do to remove them. Come early or stay late for food & fellowship!

 

Reckless: A Couple’s Conference

February 1st – 2nd | Hilton Garden Inn, Sioux Falls
Here’s a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of life and spend a great day with your spouse, growing in relationship with each other and with God. From fantastic speakers to adoration to dueling pianos, we’ve got a great weekend for you both!
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High Priest of the Land: The Role and Importance of a Diocesan Bishop

February 15th | 9 am – 11 am | St. Thomas More, Brookings
With the arrival and ordination of a new bishop, many people naturally wonder about what, exactly, a bishop is and what he does. In this workshop, Dr. Chris will explain and unpack the role and importance of a bishop for the life of every Catholic — and even every person — within the diocese. This is a free event open to all.

 

Answering Common Questions About Faith

February 19th | 6:30 pm – 8 pm | Immaculate Conception, Watertown
Have you ever been asked a question about the Catholic faith that caught you flat-footed? At this parish workshop, Dr. Chris will answer the questions you have about the faith so that you will be better equipped to respond when they come up again. This is a free event open to all, held monthly through April.

 

Answering Common Questions About Faith

March 18th | 6:30 pm – 8 pm | Immaculate Conception, Watertown
Have you ever been asked a question about the Catholic faith that caught you flat-footed? At this parish workshop, Dr. Chris will answer the questions you have about the faith so that you will be better equipped to respond when they come up again. This is a free event open to all, held monthly through April.

 

Answering Common Questions About Faith

April 15th | 6:30 pm – 8 pm | Immaculate Conception, Watertown
Have you ever been asked a question about the Catholic faith that caught you flat-footed? At this parish workshop, Dr. Chris will answer the questions you have about the faith so that you will be better equipped to respond when they come up again.

 

Words of Wisdom: Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

April 25th | 9 am – 4 pm | Broom Tree
More info coming in January.

 

Words of Wisdom: A Father Who Keeps His Promises

July 25th | 9 am – 4 pm | Abbey of the Hills
More info coming in May.

 

Words of Wisdom: TBA

October 31st | 9 am – 4 pm | Broom Tree
More info coming in August.

 

Interested in hosting a talk, workshop, or retreat at your parish? Dr. Chris is able to speak free of charge within the diocese thanks to your generous donations to the Catholic Family Sharing Appeal.  You can request a specialized topic or choose from a list of prepared talks. Talk to your pastor about inviting Dr. Chris to speak at your parish.