The annual Southern Regional Conference of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal is scheduled for March 16-18 in Metairie.

The theme of the conference is “I Am the Lord Your Healer,” based on Exodus 15:26, wherein the Lord promises healing to the Israelites conditional upon their obedience.

The conference will be held at the Copeland Tower Suites and Conference Center (formerly Best Western Plus Landmark Hotel). Seating is limited and early registration is encouraged. Discounts are available for pre-registration. No pre-registration is needed for single sessions or the Saturday afternoon family session.

All priests, religious people, deacons and their families are invited to attend the conference at no charge, but pre-registration is requested. The fee schedule is: adult $60 ($70 on-site); married couple $80 ($90 on-site); family same household $90 ($100 on-site); single sessions $25 on-site; youth participation to age 30, apart from family registration, $20; all day Saturday $50.

For more information or to register, visit, call (504) 828-1368 or email

Conference speakers include the Rev. Mark Goring, director of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal Center in Houston; Bob Canton, who has an international charismatic healing ministry; Johnnette Benkovic, founder and president of Women of Grace, with a media ministry on EWTN television and radio; and Danny Abramowicz, former NFL player and coach who is the founder and president of Crossing the Goal Ministries.

Others featured will be speakers and authors Deacon Larry and Andi Oney and Patti Mansfield, who was present at the beginning of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal.