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2017 Celebration

Puppet Planet

Where I Get to Pull all the Strings

2017 Celebration

The 2017 Louisiana Chesterton Celebration Presents…

Mystery at Chesterton Square:

A Celebration of G.K. Chesterton

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Sign up for the Chesterton Times Square and stay in the know!

Here’s what some folks said about the 2016 Conference:

“We, of course, had waaay too much fun! Thanks, Karen, for all your hard work, and please let Jane and me know as soon as you know dates for next year’s conference!!”

Rick D. (Michigan)

“It was a great conference. As always Kevin’s presentation as Tolkien was outstanding as was Mr. Chalburg’s portrayal of GKC. I don’t know what could have been done to make the day better.”

Ken L. (Louisiana)

Gilbert_ChestertonWhen: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Where: Ponchatoula, Louisiana (45 minutes from New Orleans)

What: A One-Day Celebration featuring the world’s finest speakers!

Lodging:  The Microtel in Ponchatoula (985)386-8866 or any hotels in nearby Hammond, Louisiana (Intersection of Interstates 55 & 12).

Cost: Varies – depends on number of tickets. See below. Price includes lunch!

2017 to Feature:

ahlquistDale Ahlquist, President American Chesterton Society, creator of EWTN’s, The Apostle of Common Sense.


Joseph-pearceJoseph Pearce, world-renowned author appears on EWTN & Catholic Radio world-wide.



Kevin's Headshot croppedKevin O’Brien, of Theater of the Word, Inc., appears on EWTN’s, The Apostle of Common Sense.



ChalbergDr. John ‘Chuck’ Chalberg, portrays Chesterton on EWTN’s The Apostle of Common Sense. 



Brian-DaigleBrian Daigle Headmaster of  Sequitur Classical Academy , Baton Rouge.



Hasler 3-2-16Dr. Carl Hasler, Ph.D. Philosophy Professor at Collin College, McKinney, TX.




Prices adjust according to number of tickets purchased:

One ticket for $50,

Two for $90,

Three for $130

Table of 8 tickets $320

Student or full-time clergy rate $30

(There will be no refunds this year – consider your check a donation if you cannot attend.)

Email: karen@karenjhornsby.com with subject line: Louisiana Chesterton Conference with any questions you may have.

If paying by check…

 Make checks payable toMud House Art & Literature 

    Mail checks to: Brian Daigle, 3517 Colonel Gibbons Circle, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Or register and pay on our website: Chesterton Society of Baton Rouge!

Sponsored by:

The Chesterton Society of Baton Rouge, The Chesterton Society of New Orleans, Catholic Community Radio, Sequitur Classical Academy, Mud House Art & Literature, The Tangipahoa Tourism Board and Dr. Robert Benson. 

See you in March!