Our Virtue Panel Discussion is back! Young adults in their 20s and 30s are invited to join the Portland Chapter of Young Catholic Professionals for our special Executive Panel Discussion on the virtue of charity featuring 3 panelists!
- Frank Canepa, Mental Health Therapist
- Sister Mary Margaret Delaski, Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist
- Nicholas Barber, Hematologist and Oncologist
The event includes a classy social reception with drinks and appetizers, a spiritual reflection, a virtue panel with our 3 guests, and table discussions. Guests are encouraged to wear elevated business casual.
While most YCP events are free, Virtue Panels are a paid event held a few times a years as a paid event for non-members, and free to members. All proceeds from this event support operating YCP the rest of the year.
- FREE for YCP members
- $10 Early-Bird Pricing (through September 27)
- $15 Online
- $20 Day Of / At the Door
If the cost of the event is a burden for you, please contact email@example.com.
More about our panelists:
Frank Canepa is a mental health therapist who runs his own private practice. He has a background in philosophy and a special interest in integrating his counseling approaches (Existential-Humanistic foundation and Internal Family Systems) with his Catholic faith. His office in Beaverton, Oregon. Frank is a musician, father, husband, and lover of stories and strategy.
Sister Mary Margaret Delaski
Sister Mary Margaret Delaski, FSE is a Franciscan Sister of the Eucharist whose Motherhouse is in Meriden, CT. Founded in 1973, the Community follows St. Francis’ call to “rebuild the Church.” Before being missioned to Oregon in 2018, Sister Mary Margaret, a board-certified music therapist, worked for over forty years in Michigan, bringing the gift of music to hospital and hospice patients, children with special needs, and the frail elderly. She currently is the local superior of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist in Bridal Veil, Oregon.
Dr. Nicholas Barber is a hematologist/oncologist who practices in Salem and McMinnville Oregon. Originally from the Midwest and raised in a Protestant home, he and his wife Erika met in medical school and moved out to the Northwest after their subspecialty fellowships. After a long spiritual journey, he and his wife were received into the Catholic Church in 2017, which has proven to be one of the best decisions of their life.
Dr Barber is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Catholic Medical Association (CMA). He and Erika live in Dundee, OR and have four children. They attend St. Peter’s Parish in Newberg. When not tending to his busy practice and family, Dr Barber keeps busy serving as a musician at St. Peter’s and enjoys writing music.
Schedule for the evening (please note that we will go until 9 pm):
7:00 pm: Networking (Free Beer, Wine, & Appetizers Offered)
7:30 pm: Transition to tables, Welcome & Opening Prayer
7:45 pm: Intro of Panelists and Panelist Opening Remarks
8:00 pm: Q&A with Questions From Member Audience
8:15 pm: Small Group Discussion at Tables
8:35 pm: Short Table Highlights
8:45 pm: Final Announcements and Prayer
9:00pm: Event Ends
Want to become a YCP member? Learn more here! As a paying member, you'll enjoy benefits like this virtue panel, executive mentorship, life coaching, exclusive events with the YCP team and board, free drinks and food at other YCP events, discounts to the National Conference, and more! For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.