Michigan Young Adult Conference

2017 Young Adult Conference

The Archdiocese of Detroit and the Catholic diocese of Michigan present the 2017 Catholic Young Adult Conference, Encounter, Grow, Witness. All young adults ages 18-35 are welcome.

Keynote Speakers:

Peter HerbeckPeter Herbeck is the vice president and director of missions for Renewal Ministries. He has been actively involved in evangelization and Catholic renewal throughout the US, Canada, Africa, and Eastern Europe for more than thirty years. Peter is a co-host for the weekly EWTN television programs The Choices We Face and Crossing the Goal. He also hosts the daily radio show Fire on the Earth. He is a frequent conference speaker, has authored When the Spirit Comes in Power and When the Spirit Speaks, and has produced CDs and booklets about discipleship and life in the Spirit. Peter and his wife Debbie have four children and live in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Mary WilkersonMary Wilkerson has worked within the Archdiocese of Detroit for eleven years, ministering to youth and young adults. Mary’s passions include social media, pastorally responding to the question of homosexuality, young women’s ministry and awakening a love for Scripture. Mary’s greatest accomplishment however is her family: based in Redford Township, she is a wife to Aaron and a mother to her three boys, a baby girl, and one child on the way.


Participants requiring overnight accommodations are encouraged to contact the Baymont Inn & Suites in Canton for a reduced rate of $89/night during the conference! Please make reservations via telephone (734-981-2440) and mention the Michigan Catholic Young Adults Conference to receive the group rate. Limited simple accommodation in the homes of local Catholic families is also available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Chris Leach at cleach@sjncanton.org to reserve your simple accommodation!

Breakout Workshop Presenters & Topics include:

Danielle Center - Witness through Discernment and Prayer
Marian Bart - Witness through Family, Marriage, and Children
Adam Janke - Witnessing to the Modern World
Amy Swager - Witnessing through Life and Death


St. John Neumann Catholic Church
44800 Warren Rd.
Canton, MI 48187

Reference this information directly at http://www.aod.org/micyac