Step Up Men's Conference

The Step Up Men's Conference will give men the tools needed to grow in holiness in their everyday lives.  

The focus of the event is to:

• Grow in our love and relationship with Christ

• Empower men to live a more virtuous and holy life

• Develop relationships and a brotherhood with each other

• Establish a plan to bring this energy back to their families and parish families

2024 Conference Save the Date
Saturday, August 10, 2024
St. Edward the Confessor Church
Clifton Park

Schedule for 2023 Conference 

• Date:  August 12, 2023

• Location:  Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine – 136 Shrine Rd, Auriesville, NY 12072

Schedule of Events:

  • 8:30 AM arrival - Continental Breakfast
  • 9 AM Start - Opening Prayer / Welcome
  • First Morning Presentation - Fr. Larry Richards
    • Topic: Confession
  • Second Morning Presentation - Deacon Darrell Miller
    • Topic:  Armor of God
  • Lunch (Box Lunch & Water Included) 
    • Reconciliation 
    • Small Group Connections
  • First Afternoon Presentation:  Fr. Larry Richards
    • Topic:  Being a Real Disciple
  • Second Afternoon Presentation: Deacon Darrell Miller
    • Topic: The Holy Eucharist
  • Afternoon:  Adoration / Rosary / Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • 4 PM:  Mass with Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger
  • 5 PM:  Closing Comments & Departure


Early Registration: $50 per person until July 31.

Regular Registration: $55 per person from August 1 to 11.

Day of Registration: $60 per person on-site.

College age and younger men are FREE, but need to register.

To register for the conference, click here 

Questions:  Contact Tom LaBruzzo at 

                              Tom Cronin at