2013 RECongress Schedule

Religious Education Congress
February 21, 2013
(Youth Day) &
February 22-24, 2013

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013

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)
 - Archbishop José Gomez, presider
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)
 - Archbishop José Gomez, presider
3:45 pm Dismissal 3:45 pm Dismissal
   
6:30-8:30 pm - Early Congress Registration/Program Book Pick-up (Prefunction area)
 

FRIDAY, February 22, 2013

Download the Friday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF:20 pgs, 809k)

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) - See transcripts
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: Jacob & Matthew, Danielle Rose & Noelle Garcia
 - Hall B: Cliff Petty & Meredith Augustin
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 Character & Evening Prayer – Presider Location
    Hawaiian – Rev. Alapaki Kim – Convention Arena
    Healing: Renewing All of Creation – Rev. Richard Leonard – Hilton California
    Spanish – Archbishop José Gomez – Hall B
    Nigerian – Rev. Ikechukwu Ikeocha – Marriott Marquis
    Urban Fusion: Celebration of Urban Culture – Rev. Gregory Boyle – Convention Ballrooms
    Vietnamese – Rev. Joseph Doan Nguyen – Marriott Grand

    Evening Prayer – Yolanda Brown (Convention 303)

8:00 - 9:30 pm Concert (Arena): Liam Lawton
2013 Film Showcase (Convention 201)
9:00 pm Taizé Prayer Service (Convention 303)
 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013

Download the Saturday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF:17 pgs, 679k)

TIME EVENT
7:30 am - 3:00 pm On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
7:50 am Morning Praise (Arena) Tricia Hoyt, presider
8:30 am Keynote Address: (Arena)
   Mark Shriver -  "Faith, Hope and Love in Action"
10:00 - 11:30 am Period 4 Workshops
11:30 am Book Signings
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunchtime Entertainment
 - Arena: "Age to Age" - Curtis Stephan, Steve Angrisano, Dan Schutte
 - Hall B: "Hermana Glenda" Hernandez
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 Character & Evening Prayer Presider – Location
    Celtic – Msgr. Jarlath Cunnane – Convention Ballrooms
    Divine Byzantine – Most Rev. Gerald Dino – Marriott Grand
    Filipino – Archbishop Luis Tagle
    Gospel Msgr. Ray East –  Arena
    Spanish/Mayan – Rev. Domingo Rodríguez – Hall B
    Young Adult – Msgr. Kevin Kostelnick – Marriott Marquis

    Way of the Cross – Convention 303

7:00 - 9:00 pm Adoration  (Sacred Space)
8:00 - 9:30 pm Concert (Arena) - Mariachi with Anna Betancourt, Donna Peña & Pedro Rubalcava
8:30 pm Sacred Illuminations 2013  (Convention 213)
9:00 - 12 midnight Young Adult Dance (Marriott)
 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013

Download the Sunday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF: 11 pgs, 591k)

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 Kevin Vann, presider
8:30 am Morning Address
     – English: Sr. Maureen Sullivan: 
              "The Church as Mystery: Reflecting on the Presence of God in our Midst”
     – Spanish:  Luis Benavides
              "¡El Señor es mi pastor, qué me puede faltar!"
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: Santiago Fernandez, Donna Peña & Rafael Moreno
 - Hall B: Grayson Warren Brown
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 2013 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

 

   Friday Reconciliation times: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm and 2:30 - 3:30 pm
   Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
   Saturday Reconciliation times: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm and 2:30 - 3:30 pm

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

Congress 2013 updates and information

Dates of Note: Jan. 4, 2013 - Registration fees increase
Jan. 4, 2013 - Last day to request refunds
Jan. 9, 2013 - Congress tickets & Youth Day name badge mailing begins
Jan. 23, 2013 - Youth Day reached capacity
Feb. 3, 2013 - Last day to mail in your Congress registrations (on-site only after this date)
Feb. 6, 2013 - Last day we mail out-of-state tickets
Feb. 13, 2013 - Last day we mail in-state tickets
Feb. 14, 2013 - Online Registration ends at 11 pm PST

UPDATED: 02/26/2013


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