11th Annual Speculum Iustitiae Conference

“Civil laws to which the law of the Church yields are to be observed in canon law with the same effects,
insofar as they are not contrary to divine law and unless canon law provides otherwise” (can. 22).

Tuesday, August 3 and Wednesday, August 4, 2021

The following speakers have graciously agreed to present at our 2021 Conference.

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Visiting Priests and Deacons

If you are a priest who would like to concelebrate Holy Mass during the Conference, please bring an alb and a white stole.


Letters of Suitability

All priests and deacons from outside the Diocese of La Crosse requesting to participate in any ministerial activity are to have a Letter of Suitability provided to the Office for the Vicar of Clergy prior to the date of the activity. The Letter of Suitability can be emailed to Teresa Brown at tbrown@diolc.org or sent via fax to 608-791-0165 or sent via US Mail to Diocese of La Crosse, Office of Safe Environment, PO Box 4004, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-4004.

Contact Information

Rev. Woodrow Pace, Vicar for Clergy
Mary Lou Berg, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 608.791.2652
Fax: 608.791.0176

Please contact Greg Marco by email or by phone at (608) 498-4587



Conference attendees are encouraged to make reservations at the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse.  To make a reservation, call the number below.  Let them know you are participating in the Speculum Iustitiae Conference (Promotional Code:  LAW21). The discounted rate is available until July 1, 2021

Radisson Hotel
200 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
(608) 784-6680

Attendees are encouraged to make their own transportation arrangements while they are visiting La Crosse, as transportation will not be provided to and from local hotels to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe during the conference.

From the Radisson Hotel, expect a 15 minute drive through La Crosse to the Shrine.

La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) and Car Rental
2850 Airport Dr,
La Crosse, WI
(608) 789-7464


Seating is Limited

Registrations will be considered on a first-come-first-served basis.  No refunds after July 1, 2021.