Vita Institute: Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Vita2015 Student

The Center for Ethics and Culture is proud to offer an exclusive installment of its elite pro-life training program for the faithful of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles!

Join us for one and a half days of instruction in the fundamentals of life issues with our world-renowned scholars in biology, philosophy, theology, and law. No prior knowledge of these disciplines is assumed or required; sessions are aimed at enthusiastic pro-life advocates seeking to hone their skill and enhance their knowledge to better advance the Culture of Life. In addition to intellectual formation, participation in the LA Vita Institute will connect you with a community of like-minded champions for the most vulnerable members of our society.


When: Friday and Saturday, July 22-23, 2016
Where: St. John's Seminary, Camarillo, CA

The Vita Institute for the Los Angeles Archdiocese is free of charge for registered participants. Registration is now closed.


Details subject to change.

Friday, July 22  

2:00–3:15 p.m.

Rev. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P.
3:15–3:45 p.m. Break
3:45–5:00 p.m. Philosophy
Ryan Madison
Time TBD Dinner
Saturday, July 23  
8:00 a.m. Mass
9:00–10:15 a.m. Law and Bioethics: Abortion
O. Carter Snead
10:15–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45–12:00 p.m. Law and Bioethics: Stem Cells
O. Carter Snead
12:00–12:30 p.m. Archdiocese of Los Angeles Presentation
12:45 p.m. Lunch
2:00–3:15 p.m. Law and Bioethics: End of Life
O. Carter Snead
3:15–3:45 p.m. Break
3:45–5:00 p.m. Theology and Church Doctrine
Rev. John Paul Kimes