Keynote Speaker: Sean Forrest
Sean Forrest has given witness at many men’s conferences, and is often called to focus on the roles of men in family and the Church. Sean powerfully shares his personal experiences as a man, husband and father, who works to lead his family in faith. He founded Movin’ With The Spirit Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to boldly proclaiming God’s word. Sean has been a guest on multiple programs on the EWTN and has been featured in nationally recognized magazines and newspapers. His music has earned him honors at the UCMVA UNITY Awards. Sean is a regular keynote speaker at Steubenville youth conferences across the country, and is often a headliner at the Soulfest Christian music festival in Gunstock, N.H. He has released his sixth album, “Live, Love, Lead,” which he recorded in Nashville with popular Christian musicians and a Grammy Award-winning producer. Sean is a graduate of Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. Sean has also mobilized a team to help the poor of Haiti. Haiti180 constructed and operates a lively orphanage, state- of-the-art school, and nursing homes. Sean Lives in Boise, Idaho with his wife and three children.
Master of Ceremonies: Joe DiPenta
Joe DiPenta was the first hockey player to bring the Stanley Cup back to his home town of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. During his hockey career, he also played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Atlanta Thrashers, Vancouver Canucks and Buffalo Sabres organizations. After graduation from California State University in Long Beach, Joe moved home to pursue a career with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada, as National Vice President of Development, to help children and other members of his local community dealing with cancer.