Annual Pastoral Counseling Conference

The GRE hosts an annual Pastoral Counseling Conference each year on its Rose Hill campus. Past conference topics have included: 


  • Reflecting in the Aftermath: The Ministry of Spiritual Care for Trama Victims and Spiritual Care for the Self with a keynote address by Rabbi Stephen Roberts
  • Contemplative Practice and Healing: Insights on Neuroplasticity for Spiritual Care with a keynote address by Dennis McAuliiffe, Ph.D.
  • Riding the Dragon: Strengthening Your Inner Life in Challenging Times with a keynote address by Dr. Robert Wicks
  • Spiritual Geographies of Domestic Violence with keynote addresses by Sally MacNichol, Ph.D. and Jill L. Snodgrass, Ph.D. 


In addition to hosting these exciting conferences, the GRE has been pleased to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) to all of their members who have attended. 

For more information about the Annual Pastoral Counseling conference and other events hosted by the GRE, email Lauren Manzino at or call 718-817-4800.