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December 5th – 8th
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Please note: The Access Pass to the Conference costs $25 USD. The fee shows $33.85 AUD, because the video website is held by Parousia, in Australia.

Live Panels & Sessions

Jesus-Centered Life: An International Family Conference

Families, teachers, and students from all around the world will share their insights, stories, and experiences on living Christ’s life.

Find out how to live the ‘new normal’ in our post-pandemic world. Find out how to breathe new life and passion to your daily routine. Find out how to live lives centered on Jesus!

Join us in an online conference and community! Together, we explore simple, exciting ways to live the beautiful, happy life of Jesus – today!

 

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The book that inspired this conference! Everyone who purchases the $25 video collection gets a free PDF copy.

“If a family is centered on Christ,” Pope Francis teaches us, “he will unify and illumine its entire life.” Your life will be simple and beautiful if you listen to Jesus himself who tells you he is “the only thing necessary.” (Lk 10:42)

Welcome Letter from Dr Raul Nidoy

The happiest life there is!

Deep down, we all long for a life of peace, harmony, and the greatest happiness—for ourselves and for our family.

Jesus wants to give us this life, not just in heaven but in this present life! Now, in the midst of this material world—whether in a pandemic or after it. (cf. Mk 10:29-30)

But why are so many missing out on this happiest life?

Why are there so many—even Catholics—suffering from anxiety, drugs, porn, and worse? Why are so many Catholics not living their lives to the fullest?

Our problem is simple: We’re lost and off-center. We have lost a simple truth: There is only one name by which we are saved: Jesus. (Acts 4:12)

God made man himself has stressed that “only one thing is necessary.” (Lk 10:42) Mary has left us only one advice: “Do whatever he tells you.” (Jn 2:5)

The great Popes of our century, after deep prayer and study over the world’s situation, all share the same solution. If we learn to focus like them, we can see the same springtime.

  • St. Pope John Paul II said that the program for the new millennium—and for all time—“has its center in Christ himself, who is to be known, loved and imitated.”
  • Pope Benedict XVI wrote three books about Jesus and explained why: “Everything depends on intimate friendship with Jesus.”
  • Pope Francis opened his pontificate with these words: “All together, pastors and faithful, we will make an effort to respond faithfully to the eternal mission: to bring Jesus Christ to humanity, and to lead humanity to an encounter with Jesus Christ.”

He asks us: “Is Jesus Christ at the center of my life?”

We all need to go back to basics.

You’re invited to join us in following the call of Jesus, Mary and the Popes of our millennium.

Jesus-Centered Life: An International Family Conference brings together top Catholic experts who will show you the sure way. Not just more opinion-based ways. They will enlighten and inspire you based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, declared by John Paul II as “a sure norm for teaching the faith.”

You will enjoy humor, stories and real-life experiences of Catholics and their families, Jesus-Centered Life will inspire you to receive in your daily life what God has promised: “the fullness of life and joy in him.” (cf. Col 2:10; Jn 15:11)

Dr. Raul Nidoy
Parents for Education Foundation (PAREF)
and Author of Jesus-Centered: Guide to the Happiest Life

Support a Catholic mission

This event supports a Pontifical Mission.

Sister Claudine houses and educates 300 students at a primary school in the village of Ambatolahy in Madagascar. She and the other Sisters of St. John the Baptist rescue these little ones from the very real threat of human trafficking – and provide them with an education.

In Asia, 6 million children receive an education from Religious Sisters in more than 15,000 Church-run elementary schools.

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Register for this event!

Register for free today. We will email you details soon to pre-order your access pass, and join the community. We look forward to joining you!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get audio files?

Yes. Everyone who purchases an All Access pass will get a folder of audio files to keep.

How can I watch the videos?

The videos will be sent to the email you registered with. You’ll be able to watch them for free during the event.

I can’t attend the event. Will there be replays?

Yes, all the recordings will be stored in a beautiful, on-demand library that you can watch any time, for only $25.

The replays will be stored on parousiaondemand.com

Can I meet and chat with the speakers?

Yes, we will have live events, workshops, and Q&As during the live part of this event.

Is there a community?

Yes, this event is happening within the SmartCatholics community. Get formation, feedback, answers, and new friends!

Be a Magnetic Catholic!

Lonely Catholics risk becoming bystanders.

We need  to regroup, make friends, and turn into first-responders! The SmartCatholics community helps us be magnetic Catholics in the modern world. 

If this is your first time hearing about SmartCatholics, read the About Page to learn more.

We're a mission Church, united to Pope Francis’ call to bring the joy of the Gospel to every corner of the world - starting with ourselves.

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Why you should join this community:

We need somewhere online that's ours, where we can

  • Uplift and inspire each other, and make new friends
  • Swap stories and ideas (not just advice!)
  • Be free of toxicity, trolls, and ads. (Bye bye, Facebook. We love you, but...)

We need more than just information. We need insights we can trust. We need friendship to help us live lives of hope and meaning.

 

Who this community is not for:

For any community to mean something and take action, there must be focus. And our community exists for a clear goal: unity, friendship, and formation.

Pope Francis is a source of unity for us. Please don't enter if you reject Pope Francis and the 2nd Vatican Council, thrive on impending apocalyptic prophecies, polarized politics, and constant argument. 

There are plenty of other groups out there for you! Discussion on all topics is welcome, but bad manners aren't. Ever. Offenders are warned or removed. God love you!

 

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