Fall Institute St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish Center, Broken Bow, NE


Agenda Central Time:
9:30 a.m. Registration Cost: $10 per person
10:00 a.m. Opening Prayer
Speaker: Suellen Koepke Topic: Mentoring At-Risk Youth
10:30 a.m. Speaker: Bob Easton Topic: MIssion II Haiti
11:45 a.m. Salad Luncheon
12:30 p.m. Rosary for Peace and Healing
1:00 p.m. Commission talks, followed by round table discussions

Suellen Koepke, is the Executive Director of Healing Hearts and Families, a ministry located at Broken Bow, which provides services to 8 counties and 7,000 sq. miles including Blaine, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Loup, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler counties. Their services include a 24-hr crisis line, safe shelters, protection and harassment orders, peer support groups, transportation, financial assistance, crisis support, professional referrals, education and prevention programs. All services are confidential and provided without charge. They work to educate the public by implementing a variety of outreach activities and public education programs to increase awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and bullying.

Bob Easton, will be speaking about the Mission II Haiti project which has improved the lives of Haitians, through his team’s service, repair work and placing pumps for over 121 water wells in that country. Bob also delivers the dresses and shorts, made by the women of the Grand Island Diocese, to the children who live in Haiti.