6th Annual Marian Conference


Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
500 Fairview Avenue
Brentwood, CA 94513


Office Phone: 925-634-4154
email: [email protected]

PDF icon Download Flyer (1.64 MB)
Not far from Oakland, California!

6th Annual Marian Conference

3 p.m.
Join Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, and Bishop Michael Barber, SJ for this important Marian conference on the Eucharist in Brentwood, northern California, not far from Oakland!


Short description: As in previous years, this year’s spiritual gathering will feature powerful testimonies, time-honored devotions, uplifting songs, and sacred liturgy echoing this year’s theme: “With Mary, We Transform the World Through the Eucharist!” We likewise have parallel sessions especially designed for our teens the entire day! More details are forthcoming. Kindly extend this invitation to your fellow parishioners, families and friends; and together receive God’s grace through our devotion to Mary, the mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ, our mother as well.

Schedule [subject to change]:

Friday, October 13, 2023

4 p.m.
Registration/Booths Open

5 p.m.
Opening Mass - Fr. Quang Dong (presider); Fr. Erick Villa (Homilist)

6 p.m.
Open Time for Dinner
Confessions (until 10PM)

7 p.m.
Presentation on Apparition at Fatima

8 p.m.
Keynote - Fr. Chris Alar, MIC

9 p.m.
Adoration, Praise and Worship - Fr. Candelario Jimenez

10 p.m.
Overnight Adoration


Saturday October 14, 2023 - 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

7 a.m.

7:30 a.m.
Solemn Benediction

8 a.m.
Mass with Anointing of the Sick (Bishop Michael Barber, SJ)

9:30 a.m.
International Rosary

10 a.m.
General Session 1
English: Fr. Chris Alar, MIC
Spanish: Fr. Eduardo Flores

11 a.m.
Praise and Worship

12 p.m.
Open Time, Lunch
Enrollment in the Brown Scapular, Stations of the Cross, Confessions (until 4 p.m.)

2 p.m.
General Session 2
English: Fr. Chris Alar, MIC
Spanish: Fr. Eduardo Flores

3 p.m.
Divine Mercy Chaplet and Talk 3, Fr. Chris Alar

4:30 p.m.
Holy Rosary

5 p.m.
Closing Mass (Very Rev. Lawrence D'Anjou)
Candelit Marian Procession

For more information, click here