TMC to host New England Catholic Homeschool Conference

by mschwerdt on February 24, 2012

The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts is systematically renewing the foundations of Catholic culture. In addition to several other initiatives including Sophia Press and Crisis Magazine, Thomas More College has been given the honor of hosting the annual New England Catholic Homeschool Conference. This conference, now in its 4th year, has been a valuable source of information, support, and guidance for many homeschooling families throughout New England. The program will include vendors selling homeschooling curriculum, representatives from various Catholic colleges, and four distinguished speakers who will offer suggestions, moral support, and advice based on real-life experience for homeschooling parents.

The speakers for the 2012 New England Catholic Homeschool Conference are:

Danielle Bean, mother of eight children and editor-in-chief of Catholic Digest and Faith & Family.  Danielle is the author of My Cup of Tea: Musings of a Catholic Mom, Mom to Mom, Day to Day: Advice and Support for Catholic Living, and (with Elizabeth Foss) Small Steps for Catholic Moms: Think. Pray. Act. Every Day.

Allison Gingras, homeschooling mother of three children and Catholic inspirational writer and speaker. In 2009, Allison launched Reconciled to You Ministries, which is dedicated to teaching adults and teens about the blessings of living a Sacramental life - with a special focus on Reconciliation and Adoration.  In 2011, she was a contributing author in a new book, A Special Mother is Born.

Maureen Wittmann, homeschooling mother of seven children.  Maureen is co-editor and contributing author of A Catholic Homeschool Treasury and The Catholic Homeschool Companion.  She is the author of For the Love of Literature.  Maureen is a co-founder of Homeschool Connections.

Rev. Edward Riley, Director of Pastoral Formation and Dean of Men at St. John’s Seminary in Boston, Massachusetts.  Rev. Riley serves as a Spiritual Director and Liaison to the homeschooling families of the Archdiocese of Boston.

For more information, and to register please visit our website:

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