Melbourne 2015 Convention - Schedule

as at 9th July 2015  |  Subject to change


Thursday 30th July

11.00am to 4.00pm Registration  

4.30pm to 5.45pm Session 1

Father Brendan Lane and Seminarians from Corpus Christi College: Vocations Panel

6.00pm to 7.15pm Opening Mass

St John the Evangelist Church (Convention Venue)

7.30pm to 9.15pm Welcome Dinner (includes recognition of District Governors)


Friday 31st July

9.00am to 12.00pm Session 2

Mass followed by Spiritual Retreat

12.30pm to 2.00pm The Serra International Foundation Awards Luncheon

2.30pm to 3.30pm Session 3:

Bishop Gerard Hanna: Proclaiming Christ in a Secular Society

Afternoon Tea

4.15pm to 5.30pm Session 4

Serra International President Dan Grady: State of Serra

6.00pm to 7.45pm Dinner


Saturday 1st August

8.30am to 10.15am Session 5

Delegates’ Meeting

Morning Tea

11.00am to 12.15pm Session 6

Bishop Michael Kennedy: Developing our Charisms for the Building-up of the Church

12.30pm to 1.45 pm Lunch

2.00pm to 3.00pm Session 7

Father Morgan Batt: Keynote Speaker: Vocation - the Light of Christ

Afternoon Tea

3.30pm to 4.30pm Session 8

To be announced

6.30pm to 7.15pm Mass

St John the Evangelist Church (Convention Venue)

7.45pm to 9.30pm Banquet

Speaker Archbishop Denis Hart

Sunday 2nd August

Vocations Awareness Week begins

11.00am Mass at St Patrick's Cathedral

Serra District 89 Annual Mass for Families and Friends of Clergy and Religious


Convention Schedule (Serra International & SCANZSPAC Boards)

Thursday 30th July

8.30am Orientation for new Board Members

9.00am to 4.00pm Serra International Board & Foundation Board Meetings

Sunday 2nd August

10.30am to 4.00pm SCANZSPAC Board Meeting