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The Rebuilt Conference

  • National University of Ireland Maynooth Co Kildare Ireland (map)

Fr. Michael White and lay associate Tom Corcoran authors of Rebuilt:
Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, and Making Church Matter 
andTools for Rebuilding: 75 Really, Really Practical Ways to Make Your Parish Better, present the compelling and inspiring story of how they brought their parish back to life.

Rebuilt is a story of stopping everything and changing focus. The result tripled their weekend mass attendance, yielded increased giving, flourishing ministries, and a vibrant, spiritual revival. You are invited to share the vision, borrow their strategies, and receive a wealth of guidance on how to rebuild your own parishes.

Evening Session - September 10th | 7.30p.m. - 9.00p.m.
'The Rebuilt Story'

Day Session - September 11th | 10.00a.m. - 4.15p.m.
'Tools for Rebuilding'
'An Irish Case Study'
'Planning for Rebuilding'


Father Michael J. White
Pastor, Church of the Nativity

Father Michael White received his bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Maryland and his graduate degrees in sacred theology and ecclesiology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.  After being ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, he worked for five years as personal secretary to William Cardinal
Keeler, who was then archbishop.  During that time, he served as the director of the papal visit of Pope John Paul II to Baltimore.

Tom Corcoran
Assistant to the Pastor, Church of the Nativity

Tom Corcoran received his bachelor’s degree from Loyola
University Maryland.  Tom has served Church of the Nativity in a variety of roles that give him a unique perspective on parish
ministry and leadership.  Beginning as a youth minister, Tom later held positions as coordinator of children’s ministry and director of small groups.  He currently serves in the position of associate to the pastor and is responsible for weekend message development, strategic planning, and staff development.

Father Patrick Donnelly
PP. Collinstown, Westmeath, Diocese of Meath

Father Patrick Donnelly received his bachelor’s and graduate
degrees from St Patrick’s College Maynooth. He is the youngest Parish Priest in Ireland. Formerly Curate in Tullamore, Patrick has tried and tested tools for rebuilding parishes in the Irish Context, from the Alpha Course – a basic introduction to the Christian faith, Alpha for Youth in conjunction with local schools, adult Pastorates and a Parish Youth Group for faith development and building community.

Event Details

Evening Session €15
Day Session €40
Both Sessions €50
(Group Rate (4+) €35 p.p. Group rate applies to  Day Session only)

*Day Session Includes Lunch

To register go to or post your details and cheque to Alpha Ireland, 2 Duncairn Terrace, Bray, County Wicklow by 15th August.

NUI Maynooth North Campus, Iontas Building (Use car park 5)

Accommodation is available in NUI Maynooth South Campus. To Book, call 01 708 6400 and quote voucher code: ALPHCONF05_14

Supported by the Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism, Archdiocese of Dublin, and Spirit Radio

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