2009 RECongress Spotlight

Religious Education Congress
February 26
, 2009 (Youth Day)
February 27 - March 1, 2009 (Congress days)

 

YOUTH DAY >
Thursday, Feb. 26

Youth Day starts off our Congress weekend with 15,000 coming together for a mix of workshops, liturgies, rallies and high energy. (Go to Youth Day page.)



 
  < EUCHARISTIC LITURGIES
Thursday through Sunday

Congress 2009 offers 14 different Eucharistic Liturgies of different character, from Contemplative to African American, from Spanish to Samoan.

CARDINAL CHAT >
Friday, 10 am-noon

On Friday of Congress, Cardinal Roger Mahony will conduct his 13th live, online chat – first with school students from the Archdiocese, and then in a nationwide open forum. (See Chat transcripts.)

 
  < SACRED SPACE
Friday through Sunday

Sacred Space returns to its home on the third level of the Convention Center, with extended hours on Saturday. Take a respite from the day’s events and enter a space dedicated to facilitating a sense of spiritual rejuvenation. Our Sacred Space will offer Eucharistic Adoration in the Chapel, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, a labyrinth (pictured), art and meditative music.

ENTERTAINMENT >
Friday through Sunday

Congress offers a variety of musical entertainment – from the daily lunchtime concerts to our Friday and Saturday evening concert celebrations. There are also musical artists performing at Sacred Space and our new Outdoor Stage. (See the Congress Schedule.)

 
  < ART EXHIBIT
Friday through Sunday

Los Angeles-based photographer Robert Radin stretches the imagination, offers a feast for the eyes and beckons the spirit to behold beauty in his breathtaking images captured from around the world.

SACRED ILLUMINATIONS >
Saturday, 8 - 9:30 pm

New this year, Sacred Illuminations is the mystical choreography of light and sound. Incorporating her newest liturgical and fine art photography and reflections, Sr. Rose Marie Tulacz, SND, will kindle a flame within us to experience the divine life within our humanity. Come reflect and pray.

 
  < SOUVENIRS
Friday through Sunday

Souvenir pins, pens, buttons and more! And, on Sunday only at the Tech Center, e-mail a free photo ePostcard home or to friends! (See who sent an ePostcard last year!)

2009 CATHOLIC FILMMAKERS' SHOWCASE
Friday, 8-10:30 pm

Our 2009 Catholic Filmmakers’ Showcase presents shorts and clips from a number of Catholic production companies in Hollywood, from short educational films to documentaries and feature films. Producers and directors will be on hand to meet with audience members after the screenings. Watch for the announcement of the 2009 offerings.

 

AT CONGRESS / ON FACEBOOK!

Star in your own online video clip about Congress 2009!
Share online about your experience at this year's Religious Education Congress. What are you most looking forward to at RE Congress 2009? What is your favorite quote from a workshop you attended? Who are your favorite workshop speakers? Why did you come to Congress?

Stop by the ORE Booth in middle of the Exhibit Hall at the Religious Education Congress this year to record a short video clip about your Congress experience. These will be featured on the Office of Religious Education Facebook fan page throughout the Congress weekend!

All are welcome to participate, so bring your friends!


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