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2019 General Assembly and Annual Conference

  • Fri, October 04, 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • Sun, October 06, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • Clayton Plaza Hotel, 7750 Carondelet Ave, Clayton, MO 63105


  • Registration includes lunch (Friday and Saturday), Msgr. Pope Cocktail
    Reception, and CBA Annual Banquet


OCTOBER 4-6, 2019

Clayton Plaza Hotel
St Louis, Missouri

Book Hotel

Final Conference Brochure: CBA 2019 Schedule PDF.Complete.pdf

Note: Official welcome will be provided by The Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson Archbishop of St. Louis. 


Timothy Belz, Esq., St. Louis, MO, Religious Liberty and Municipal Legislation
Samuel Gregg, D.Phil., Acton Institute, Natural Law and the Catholic Case for Limited Government
John Kindschuh, Esq., St. Louis, MO, Catholic Faith in Personal Adversity 
Eric Kniffin, Esq., Colorado Springs, CO, Recent Developments in Religious Liberty Litigation
Kurt Martens, J.C.D., Catholic University of America, School of Canon Law, Canon Law and the Catholic Lawyer
Rev. James Mason, J.D., Rector, Kendrick-Glennon Seminary, St. Louis, MO, Christian Virtue in the Professional Life
Joshua M. McCaig, Esq.,  Kansas City, MO, Catholic Lawyers and the Call to Christian Discipleship
Ann M. Scarlett, Esq., SLU School of Law, Perspectives on the Upcoming Supreme Court Term 
Roger Severino, Esq., Director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Dept. HHS, Federal Update: Conscience and Religious Freedom Protections in Health and Human Services.
Kevin C. Walsh, Esq., U. of Richmond School of Law, What Kind of Law Will It Take to Overturn Roe v. Wade in the Short Term?
Timothy E. Wichmer, Esq., St. Louis, MO, Immigration Law and Catholic Moral Principles

Registration Fees

Member  $275
Non-member  $335

Registration includes lunch (Friday and Saturday), Msgr. Pope Cocktail  Reception, and CBA Annual Banquet

Single day members rate: Friday $130; Saturday $160
Daily pricing includes respective evening event

Student $50  (excludes evening events)
(scholarships available, contact   CLE’s as allowed

Clayton Plaza Hotel Reservation instructions:

Group Code: CAT
Book online at: Catholic BAR Association Room Block Reservations
The link will take you directly to the reservations webpage with the group code already entered.  Additionally, they can call toll-free 1-407-992-7957 to make reservations.

To be included in the block you must make your reservations by 9/12/19.

Friday Cocktail Reception

Speaker: Msgr. Charles Pope

Oct. 4, 2019 5:00-7:00PM Public invited  Tickets available  $30 includes 2 drink tickets

CBA Annual Banquet

Speaker: Gloria Purvis, EWTN Morning Glory

Oct. 5, 2019 6:30 to 8:30PM Individual tickets $100

Annual Red Mass

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis Homilist: Bishop Thomas Paprocki - Springfield, Illinois

Oct. 6, 2019 10:00 AM Reception follows All are welcome

Mass will be available at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on October 4 at 6:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon and on October 5 at 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m

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