2022 Preaching Conference

The Power of Passionate Preaching While Presiding at the Funeral Rites

Join us at Sacred Heart’s Fourth Annual SHSST Preaching Conference

“The Power of Passionate Preaching While Presiding at the Funeral Rites”


Save the Date! January 3-5, 2022

Presentations and Topics by:

Please check back for additional information regarding speakers and presentations!


When: Monday Evening, January 3 through Tuesday Evening, January 4, 2022

Where: Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, 7335 S Lovers Lane Rd, Franklin, WI 53132

Schedule of the Conference:

2:00pm-5pm Registration (Lobby)
5:15pm Evening Prayer (SH Chapel)
5:45pm Dinner (Dining Room)
7:00pm First Presentation (Room 201)

7:30am Mass (SH Chapel)
8:15am Breakfast (Main Dining Room)
9:00am Second Presentation (Room 201)
10:15am Break
10:30am Third Presentation (Room 201)
Noon Angelus/Lunch (Main Dining Room)
1:30pm Fourth Presentation (Room 201)
2:45pm Break
3:00pm Fifth Presentation (Room 201)
4:15pm Free Time Prior to Evening Prayer
5:15pm Evening Prayer (SH Chapel)
5:30pm Reception (Lobby)
6:00pm Dinner (Dining Room)

Wednesday: Optional (For any of the participants who are staying in-house or nearby, you are most welcome to join us for Mass at 7:30 am with breakfast immediately following.  Please let us know if you plan to attend on Wednesday. )
7:30am Mass
8:15am Breakfast

Cost: $125 per person (includes all presentations , Monday evening dinner, all meals and reception on Tuesday, Wednesday breakfast. Housing not included.)

Housing: There are limited rooms available at Sacred Heart. It is first come, first serve. If you need a room, please email Jean Carlo Mercado at JMercado@shsst.edu and specify you need a room for the Preaching Conference. Otherwise, we have a block of rooms reserved at the Hampton Inn and Suites Milwaukee/Franklin until December 7 for $99 per night. The hotel group code is: PRC
Hotel Website

Hotel Address: 6901 S 76th St, Franklin, WI 53132
Hotel Phone: (414) 448-3103

For more information contact Deacon Steve Kramer, D.Min.
Director of Homiletics
Associate Professor of Pastoral Studies
skramer@shsst.edu, 414-858-4767

Note to Clergy: Please ask your chancery office to email an electronic file (JPG or PDF) of your letter of suitability, with the letter addressed to the Most Rev. Jerome E. Listecki, Archdiocese of Milwaukee, 3501 South Lake Drive, PO Box 070912, Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912. Both the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology need to receive the letter. Email: CusackB@ArchMil.org and ENollge@shsst.edu.