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RECENT EVENTS


Apologetics for the New Evangelization - Practical Catholicism
The Denver Catholic Catechetical School:  Sept. 11, 2017 - May 21, 2018
Mondays 9:00-10:30 am - St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Colorado Springs, CO
Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm - Christ the King, Evergreen, CO
Tuesdays 9:00-10:30 am - Queen of Peace, Aurora, CO
Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 pm - Christ on the Mountain, Lakewood, CO 


How to Make Your Best Lent Ever

Legatus of Colorado Springs
February 7, 2018: 7-8PM

The El Paso Club, Colorado Springs

Ken Huck - Meet the Author, Radio Mario
February 8, 2018,  1:00 pm Mt. Time
Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know


EWTN's Women of Grace with Johnnette Benkovic
5 Part Series based on the book:
Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know

Part 1. Knowing God's Love through the Trinity

    Monday, Nov 27, 2017 @7-8PM Mt. Time

Part 2. Man in the Image of Trinitarian Love

    Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 @7-8PM Mt. Time

Part 3. The Role of Work in Manifesting God's Love

    Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 @7-8PM

Part 4. God's Love in the Authentic Understanding & Application

            of Social Justice

     Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 @7-8PM Mt. Time.

Part 5. Principles that Should Guide the Formation of our Political Opinions

            and Actions Based on an Authentic Understanding of God's Love

      Friday, Dec 1, 2017 @7-8PM Mt. Time.


Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
August 29, 2017: 6:30-8:00pm
Christ on the Mountain Parish
13922 W Utah Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228


Servant Leadership in the Body of Christ - Keynote
Catechetics & a Personal Relationship with Jesus - Practical Breakout

Saturday, August 26, 2017
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish
5450 South Lemay Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
August 21, 2017:  6:30 - 8:00 pm

Christ the King Catholic Church
4291 Evergreen Pkwy, Evergreen, CO  80439


Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
August 22, 2017: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Queen of Peace
13120 E Kentucky Ave, Aurora, CO 80012

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
July 31, 2017:  9:00 - 10:30am

August 28, 2017: 9:00 - 10:30am
St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church
8755 Scarborough Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920



PAST EVENTS

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
July 31, 2017:  9:00-10:30 am, St. Gabriel, Colorado Springs, CO
July 25, 2017:  9:00-10:30 am, Queen of Peace, Aurora, CO
July 24, 2017:  6:30-8:00 pm, Christ the King, Evergreen, CO
July 18, 2017:  6:30-8:00 pm, Christ on the Mt, Lakewood, CO

Virtues in the Modern World - What, Why, and How (The Practicals)
FOCUS Summer Formation Project
July 5, 2017 - 6:00-7:30 pm
YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Colorado

Pathways of Learning - Sr. Marie Pappas, SiriusXM, Catholic Channel
June 15, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 pm Eastern Time

Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know

Catholic Leadership and Spirituality in the Work Place
FOCUS Summer Formation Project
June 14, 2017 - 6:00-7:30 pm
YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Colorado

The Eucharist in Apologetics
Getting Grilled Apologetics Series

Thursday, June 8, 2017:   7:00 - 
8:30 pm
St. Mary Catholic Church
6853 Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120

Amplify with Fr. Ron Lengwin, CBS Radio KDKA Pittsburgh 
April 2, 2017,  7:00 - 9:00 pm Mt. Time

Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know

The Busted Halo: Fr. Dave Dwyer - SiriusXM Radio Interview
Jan 17, 2017

Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know


Practical New Years - Examination of Conscience & Spiritual Direction
Jan 5, 2017, 8:00 pm

Alpine Skies Men's Group
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Parish
2375 E. Arizona Ave
Denver CO 80223-3230

Servant Leadership in the New Evangelization  - Dec 28-29, 2016
St. Benedict's Abbey

1020 N. Second St.
Atchison, KS 66002

Morning Air w/John Harper - Relevant Radio Interview
Dec 6, 2016 - 7:30 am

Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know

KRDO 1240 Sunday Morning w/Bishop Sheridan - Dec. 4, 2016 
7:30 am

Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know

Iowa Catholic Radio's Morning Show w/Jon Leonetti - Dec. 2, 2016 
7:10 am

Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know

Son Rise Morning Show - Sacred Heart Radio Interview 
Nov 30, 2016, 8:10 am
Knowing God's Love - 8 Essential Truths Every Catholic Should Know

Christianity & Islam  - October 11, 2016
Christ on the Mountain Catholic Parish
Tuesday, October 11, 2016:   7:00 - 8:30 pm
Joe Downs Memorial Hall
13922 W. Utah, Lakewood, CO 80228 

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
July 26, 2016:  9:30-11:00 am
August 25, 2016: 7:00-8:30 pm
Shrine of St. Anne Catholic Church
7555 Grant Pl, Arvada, CO

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
July 13, 2016:  7:00-8:30 pm
August 17, 2016: 7:00-8:30 pm
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
2746 5th St., Castle Rock, CO

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
July 18, 2016:  9:30-11:00 am
August 8, 2016: 6:30-8:00 pm
St. Patrick Catholic Church
6455 Brook Park Dr., Colorado Springs, CO

Our Responsibility in Politics & Society - June 9, 2016
Getting Grilled Apologetics Series

Thursday, June 9, 2016:   7:00 - 
8:30 pm
St. Mary Catholic Church
6853 Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120

KATH 910AM North Texas Radio  - Reasons for Hope Interv.
Saturday - Sept. 19, 2015 
Interview of the Week
3:30 pm Central Time
https://s3.amazonaws.com/SharedPublic/John+LaBarbara+Interview.mp3  

Apologetics for the New Evangelization  - Practical Catholicism
Tuesdays  - Sept. 13, 2015 - May 4, 2016
The Denver Catechetical School
Tuesdays from 9:30 - 11:00 am
at St. Mary Catholic Church, Littleton, CO 80120
Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:00 pm
at Immaculate Heart of Mary, Northglenn, CO 80233

Our Responsibility in Politics & Society - Aug. 14-16, 2015
A Keynote Speaker at the:
Baker Diocese
Evangelization & Catechetics Symposium

Friday - Sunday, August 14 - 16, 2015
Powell Butte Retreat Center
14427 SW Alfalfa Road, Powell Butte, OR 97753

Apologetics Panel Q&A and Testimony - August 13, 2105
Getting Grilled Apologetics Series

Thursday, August 13, 2015:   6:30 - 8:30 pm
St. Mary Catholic Church
6853 Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120

Christianity & Islam  - June 17, 2015
G.I.F.T Series at Our Lady of Fatima Parish

Wednesday, June 17, 2015:   7:00 - 
8:30 pm
Our Lady of Fatima 
1985 Miller St., Lakewood, CO - Parish Center

Apologetics for the New Evangelization  - Practical Catholicism
Mondays and Tuesdays - 7:00-8:30pm -  Sept. 8, 2014 - April 28, 2015

The Denver Catholic Biblical School
Mondays: St. Thomas More - 8035 S Quebec St, Centennial, CO 80112
Tuesdays: Nativity of Our Lord - 900 W Midway Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80020

Sola Scripture in Apologetics - July 10, 2014
Getting Grilled Apologetics Series

Thursday, July 10, 2014:   6:30 - 
8:30 pm
St. Mary Catholic Church
6853 Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120

Practical Spirituality for Leaders - July  1, 2014 
Directors of Collegiate Outreach Training
FOCUS at Ave Maria University

Tuesday, July 1, 2014:   10:00 - 
11:30 am
Ave Maria University
5050 Ave Maria Blvd, Ave Maria, FL 34142

The Foundational Truth of the Universe - Oct. 11, 
2013, and
The Foundational Truth of the Universe Applied - Oct. 12, 2013
A Keynote Speaker at the:
Northeast Oregon Theological Conference:
Our Spirituality Today: The Family Perspective

Friday - Saturday, October 11 - 12, 2013
Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church
1002 L Ave., La Grande, OR 97850

Servant Leadership / Situational Leadership - Sept. 13-14, 2013
UC Berkeley Newman Center 
Student Organizations Leaders Retreat

Friday - Saturday, September 13-14, 2013 
Newman Hall - Holy Spirit Parish
2700 Dwight Way at College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Strategic Servant Leadership for Pastors & Staff - Aug. 24, 2013
Baker Diocese Catechetical Symposium

Friday - Saturday, August 23 - 24, 2013
Powell Butte Retreat Center
14427 SW Alfalfa Road, Powell Butte, OR 97753

Apologetics: Catholics and Protestants - August 21, 2013
G.I.F.T Series at Our Lady of Fatima Parish

Wednesday, August 21, 2013:   7:00 - 
8:30 pm
Our Lady of Fatima 
1985 Miller St., Lakewood, CO - Parish Center

Apologetics: CS Lewis' Refutation of Relativism - June  20, 2013
New Staff Training
FOCUS at Ave Maria University

Thursday, June 20, 2013:   9:30 - 
12:30 pm
Ave Maria University
5050 Ave Maria Blvd, Ave Maria, FL 34142

Strategic Servant Leadership for Pastors & Staff - June  10, 2013
Chaplains Conference
FOCUS at Ave Maria University

Monday, June 10, 2013:   9:30 - 10:30 pm
Ave Maria University
5050 Ave Maria Blvd, Ave Maria, FL 34142

Strategic Decision Making for Nonprofit Leaders - March 19, 2013
Regional Director Training

Tuesday, March 19, 2013:   1:30 - 6:30 pm
Quality Inn & Suites, Summit Room
6890 Tower Rd., Denver, CO 80249

The Theology of the Body Made Practical - March 7, 2013
M.U.M.S. - Mothers Uplifting Mothers Spiritually

Thursday, March 7, 2013:   8:00 - 
9:00 am
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
323 Collyer St., Longmont, CO 80501

The Lay Responsibility in Politics and Society - Dec. 11, 2012
St. Anne Altar and Rosary Society  

Thursday, December 11, 2012:  10:00-11:00 am
Shrine of St. Anne
7555 Grant Place, Arvada, CO

Election 2012: Principles of Catholic Voting - Oct. 24, 2012
The Denver Catholic Biblical School & Archdiocese of Denver

Wednesday, October 24, 2012: 8:00 - 9:00 pm
John Paul II Center, Rms 123-125
1300 S Steele St, Denver, CO 80210

Lay Responsibility in Politics and Society - Oct. 20, 2012  
and The Apostolate of the Laity in the New Evangelization
Alpine Skies Men's Group

Saturday, October 20, 2012:  9:00am -12:00 pm
St. Vincent De Paul School Auditorium
1164 S Josephine St, Denver, CO 80210

Lay Responsibility in Politics and Society - Oct. 6, 2012  
and Mary and the Rosary
The Bayanihan Society of Queen of Peace

Saturday, October 6, 2012:  9:00am -12:00 pm
Queen of Peace Knights of Columbus Hall
Aurora, CO 80012

The Apostolate of the Laity & the New Evangelization - March 24, 2012
Benedictine College Symposium on the New Evangelization

Friday - Saturday, March 23- 24, 2012
Benedictine College Ferrell Academic Center
1020 North 2nd St., Atchison, KS 66002

Living Your Catholic Faith in the Workplace - May 4, 2012
NDSU 
bisonCatholic 
Friday, May 4, 2012, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
NDSU St. Paul's Catholic Newman Center
1141 N University Dr, Fargo, ND 58102

Speaking Events by John D. LaBarbara

Info@PracticalCatholicism.com 

Speaking Events

UPCOMING EVENTS


A Conversion Story: From "None" to Evangelical Protestant to Catholic

June 9, 2018: 1:30 pm
Serra Club at Queen of Peace
13120 E Kentucky Ave, Aurora, CO 80012


Who is God and What Does He Think About US?
Tapping Into Theology - June 12, 2018
7:00-9:00 pm
Pikes Peak Brewery - the Barrel Room
1756 Lake Woodmoor Dr.
Monument, CO 80132

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
July 23 & Aug 20, 2018: 6:30-8:00pm

Shrine of St. Anne Catholic Parish
7555 Grant Pl, Arvada, CO 80002

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
July 25 & Aug 22, 2018:  9:00-10:30 am

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
300 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO  80521

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
July 30 & Aug 27, 2018: 9:00-10:30 am

St. John the Baptist - Benedict Hall
323 Collyer St, Longmont, CO 80501

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics
Aug 1 & Aug 29, 2018:  6:30- 8:30 pm

St. William's Catholic Church
1025 Fulton Ave, Fort Lupton, CO 80621

Building Effective Parish Leadership Teams - Keynote
Strategic Planning and Implementation in Parishes - Practical Breakout

Friday & Saturday, Sept. 7-8, 2018
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish
5450 South Lemay Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525

(2 Day Off-Site: Topics Tentative and Subject to Change)


Apologetics for the New Evangelization - Practical Catholicism
The Denver Catholic Catechetical School:  Sept. 10, 2018 - May 23, 2019

Mondays 9:00-10:30 am - St. John the Baptist, Longmont, CO
Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm - Shrine of St. Anne, Arvada, CO
Wednesdays 9:00-10:30 am - St. Joseph's, Fort Collins, CO
Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 pm - St. William's, Fort Lupton, CO