2012 RECongress Schedule

Religious Education Congress
March 22, 2012
(Youth Day) &
March 23-25, 2012

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012

See the Youth Day page
Download the Youth Day section of the Registration Guidebook (PDF: 9 pgs, 1.5 MB)

T R A C K   1

T R A C K   2

TIME EVENT TIME EVENT
8:00 am Arena Rally (AM) 8:00 am Opening Music & Opening Sessions
  Arena Workshop (AM) 9:30 am Convention Center Workshops
  Arena Liturgy (AM) 11:00 am Lunch
11:45 am Lunch 12:15 pm Arena Rally (PM)
1:00 pm Convention Center Workshops   Arena Workshop (PM)
2:30 pm Convention Center Closing Rallies   Arena Liturgy (PM)
3:45 pm Dismissal 3:45 pm Dismissal
   
6:30-8:30 pm - Early Congress Registration/Program Book Pick-up (Prefunction area)
 

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012

Download the Friday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF:19 pgs, 646k)

TIME

EVENT
7:30 am - 3:00 pm On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
8:30 - 9:30 am Opening Rite & Welcome (Arena)
10:15 - 11:00 am Archbishop José Gomez Online Chat (Tech Center in Hall A)
10:00 - 11:30 am Period 1 Workshops
11:30 am Ticket Exchange begins
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH
11:30 am Book Signings
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunchtime Entertainment
 - Arena: John Burland, Andrew Chinn & Michael Mangan
 - Hall B: John Bell
1:00 - 2:30 pm Period 2 Workshops
2:30 pm Book Signings
3:00 - 4:30 pm Period 3 Workshops
4:30 pm Book Signings
5:15 pm Eucharistic Liturgies & Evening Prayer – Presider
    General – Rev. Richard Leonard
    Contemplative – Rev. Joe Brennan
    Hawaiian – Rev.. Alapaki Kim
    Jazz – Rev. Ray East
    Native American – Rev. Paul Ojibway
    Spanish – Archbishop José Gomez

    Evening Prayer - Tricia Hoyt  (Convention 210)

8:00 - 9:30 pm Concert (Arena): "Celebrate Cultures!"
2012 Film Showcase (Convention 201)
9:00 pm Taize Prayer Service (Convention 210)
 

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012

Download the Saturday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF:15 pgs, 506k)

TIME EVENT
7:30 am - 3:00 pm On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
7:50 am Morning Praise (Arena)
8:30 am Keynote Address: (Arena) -
   Rev. Anthony Gittins, CSSp - “The Urgency of Discipleship and Evangelization in Today’s World”
10:00 - 11:30 am Period 4 Workshops
11:30 am Book Signings
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH
11:30 am - 4:30 pm Book Signings
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunchtime Entertainment
 - Arena: Peter Kolar & The Holy Cross Marimba Ensemble
 - Hall B: Steve Angrisano & Pedro Rubalcava
1:00 - 2:30 pm Period 5 Workshops
2:30 pm Book Signings
3:00 - 4:30 pm Period 6 Workshops
4:30 pm Book Signings
5:15 pm Eucharistic Liturgies & Evening Prayer Presider
    
General – Rev. Joe LaBrie
     Armenian – Rev. Krikor Chahinian
     Black Culture – Rev. Tony Ricard
     Celtic – Rev. Joe McDermott
     Spanish – Bishop Alexander Salazar
     Vietnamese – Bishop Thomas Hieu Dinh Vu
     Young Adult – Rev. Ken Deasy    

     Evening Prayer - Kristin Firestone  (Convention 303)

8:00 - 9:30 pm Concert (Arena) - "God - Soundtrack of Life"
8:30 pm Sacred Illuminations 2012  (Convention 213)
9:00 pm Iona Prayer  (Convention 303)
9:00 - 12 midnight Young Adult Dance (Marriott)
9:30 - 11:30 pm Young Adult Lounge (Marriott)
 

SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012

Download the Sunday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF: 9 pgs, 400k)

TIME EVENT
8:00 - 11:00 am On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
8:00 - 9:30 am Eucharistic Liturgy (Arena)
 - Bishop Tod Brown, presider
8:30 am Morning Address
     -- English: Sr. Anne Bryan Smollin - “Live, Laugh and Be Happy”  (Convention Ballroom AB)
     -- Spanish: Dr. Hosffman Ospino, PhD - (Hall B)
           "Guiados por el Espíritu Santo en la construcción de la civilización del amor"
10:00 - 11:30 am Period 7 Workshops
11:30 am Book Signings
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH
11:30 am - 2:30 pm Book Signings
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunchtime Entertainment
 - Arena: Jacob & Matthew with Danielle Rose
 - Hall B: Santiago Fernandez, Donna Peña & Rafael Moreno
1:00 - 2:30 pm Period 8 Workshops
2:30 pm Book Signings
3:30 pm Closing Eucharistic Liturgy (Arena)
 - Archbishop José Gomez, presider

CONGRESS EVENTS

On-site
Registration Hours: Thursday: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday & Saturday: 7:30 am  - 3:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 - 11:00 am
Location: Prefunction Lobby
Exhibit Hall Hours: Friday & Saturday: 8:00 am  - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Convention Hall A
Multicultural Exhibit: Friday & Saturday: 9:00 am  - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Prefunction Lobby

Congress 2012 updates and information

Sacred Space: Including the Labyrinth, chapel, Eucharistic Adoration, sacrament of reconciliation, live musical performances and art works
Friday: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

 -- Reconciliation:

     11:30 am - 1:00 pm & 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

 -- Reconciliation:

     11:30 am - 1:00 pm & 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
     No reconciliation times
Location: Convention Center 304, 3rd floor
Ongoing Events: Tech Center Demonstrations
Book Signings
Ralphs Club Info

Congress 2012 updates and information

Dates of Note: Feb. 4 - Registration fees increase
Feb. 4 - Last day to request refunds
Feb. 10 - Congress tickets & Youth Day name badge mailing begins
Feb. 13 - Youth Day is at capacity; registration is closed
Mar. 4 - Last day to mail in your Congress registrations (on-site only after this date)
Mar. 7 - Last day we mail out-of-state tickets
Mar. 14 - Last day we mail in-state tickets
Mar. 15 - Online Registration ends at 11 pm PST

UPDATED: 03/04/2013


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