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The Priest as Disciple of Christ and Alter Christus


The Thomistic Institute is pleased to offer this third annual conference for diocesan priests.  Guided by the wisdom of the Thomistic tradition, the conference will consist of practical talks and roundtable discussions on issues of immediate relevance to the life of contemporary priests. Led by an impressive cadre of experienced and knowledgeable speakers, and set in a comfortable fraternal atmosphere, with meals together, it will offer ample time for prayer, rest, and recreation.

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-Conference Hotel Information-

We have arranged for a discounted rate at The Hampton Inn (Vanderbilt West End), located across the street from the Nashville Cathedral.  It offers conference participants the special rate of $144/night (including a full hot breakfast and free parking).  For reservations, call (615) 329-1144 and ask for the group rate for the “Priesthood Conference,” or reserve online.  Reservations must be made by June 9, 2014.


-Conference Venue-

Nashville’s Cathedral of the Incarnation 

All liturgies were held in Nashville’s Cathedral, built to replicate an ancient Roman basilica church and decorated in beautiful Italian Renaissance style. The conference talks will be in the Cathedral’s Fleming Center. 

Parking is available behind the Cathedral rectory: 
2015 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203

-Prayer & Liturgy-

  • Most Rev. David Choby, D.D., Bishop of Nashville, will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the main Mass on Wednesday, July 9. All priests are welcome to concelebrate.
  • An additional concelebrated Mass for conference participants will take place on the morning of July 10.
  • Altars will be available each morning for priests desiring to celebrate a private Mass (OF or EF).
  • Each day, participants are also invited to attend Lauds and Vespers. A period of silent adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will also be offered each day, along with the opportunity to go to confession.
  • Above all, our goal is to provide a prayerful, relaxing, and fraternal priestly atmosphere.


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