Catholic Men’s Conference 2023
CALLED TO LEAD
San Francisco Bay Area
Catholic Men's Conference
February 25, 2023
St. Pius Catholic Church
Redwood City, CA
Online Registration is closed - day-of-event registration available at 8:00am Saturday
Come be inspired, challenged and encouraged by Archbishop Cordileone, our outstanding speakers, and your brother Catholic men.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone
Archbishop of San Francisco
Principal Celebrant at Mass
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was born in San Diego on June 5, 1956. He attended public school through 12th grade and earned his BA in philosophy from the University of San Diego in 1978. He earned a second bachelor’s degree in sacred theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1981. Archbishop Cordileone was ordained to the priesthood on July 9, 1982. He continued his studies at Gregorian University from 1985-89, earning a doctorate in canon law.
He was appointed Judicial Vicar for the Diocese of San Diego in 1990 and served as an assistant to the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura from 1995-2002. On July 5, 2002, Pope John Paul II appointed him the Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of San Diego, where he served until his appointment as Bishop of Oakland on March 23, 2009. On July 27, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as the ninth Archbishop of San Francisco. He was installed on October 4, 2012.
Executive Director of the upcoming 2024 National Eucharistic Congress. Previously, he served in the Archbishop’s Office for the Archdiocese of Denver as the Director of Strategy, assisting with initiatives focused on building for a time of apostolic mission. He is the former founder and president of L'Alto Catholic Institute and Revive Parishes. Tim authored Made for Mission: Renewing Your Parish Culture, which was released in Fall 2019 through Our Sunday Visitor. He is an international speaker who has also consulted for many organizations, dioceses, and parishes. His writing has appeared in numerous print and web-based theological and catechetical publications. Tim and his wife, Maggie, live in Lakewood, CO with their three young children.
Father Kevin Lixey, LC
Former head of the “Church and Sport” section of the Pontifical Council for Laity at the Vatican. Fr. Kevin Lixey is the new superior of the Legionary community of priests in Cupertino, CA. He was ordained a priest with the Legionaries of Christ in 2001 and holds degrees in Theology and Philosophy from the Pontifical Atheneum Regina Apostolorum in Rome. Fr. Kevin served as the head of the Vatican’s “Church and Sport” office for 8 years, as part of the Pontifical Council for the Laity. He has also ministered as a retreat preacher and spiritual director to the Regnum Christi spiritual family in Atlanta, GA. Most recently, before arriving to the Bay Area in 2022, he was the International Director of the Patrons of the Arts in The Vatican Museums. Fr. Kevin has co-authored several books and is fluent in Italian and Spanish. He enjoys painting and playing the guitar and banjo.
As iron sharpens iron,
so one man sharpens another.