Twenty thousand to log on for Jesus the Christ eConference


Jesus the Christ eConference

Twenty thousand people around Australia and the world are preparing to gather in groups and at computers tomorrow, Thursday 16 September, for the innovative eConference learning experience – Jesus the Christ.

The fourth in a successful series hosted by the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference and The Broken Bay Institute, Jesus the Christ will certainly make its mark as numbers of sites registering for participation flood in.

To date, more than 417 'eSites' worldwide have officially registered to host a live video feed from the eConference - 331 from across Australia, and 86 international locations representing 26 countries.

Institute For Mission (IFM), the Parramatta Diocesan Centre for Catholic Adult Faith Formation, is one of 17 designated eSite locations within the Diocese of Parramatta for the eConference. (click here for IFM eSite details).

Keynote presenter and renowned scholar Prof Gerald O’Collins sj (Jesuit theologian and author) will be joined by Dr Rev Merrill Kitchen OA (Principal, Churches of Christ Theological College), Ms Philomena Billington (Director of Education Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst) and Dr Claire Renkin PhD (lecturer Art History and Spirituality Yarra Theological Union – Melbourne College of Divinity), as they explore with more than 20,000 people live: Jesus – fully human and truly divine.


Record Numbers Expected for Jesus the Christ eConference

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