2013 RECongress Spotlight

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


http://i2.ytimg.com/vi/QCPo-EvKx7U/default.jpg VIDEO - YOUTH DAY 2013
Thursday, February 21, 8:00 am - 3:45 pm
Watch the Youth Day 2012 Slideshow  • 
Go to the Youth Day home page

This day-long event for high school youth is an opportunity for students – from throughout the western states – to come together and share in Liturgy, workshops, entertainment and experience the energy of the Closing Rally.

LIVE STREAMING IN HALL B
Opening Event only, Friday, February 22, 8:30-9:30 am – Hall B
Watch Friday’s Opening Event broadcast live in Hall B. With the growing popularity of our RECongress.org/LIVE streaming, this is another venue to view the morning Arena experience.

ARCHBISHOP GOMEZ VIDEO CHAT
Friday, February 22, 10:15-11:00 am – Tech Center @ Hall A
See past Congress Chats

Join us Friday morning at the Tech Center as Los Angeles Archbishop Josι Gomez conducts a live online chat session with students from St. Bernard Elementary School in Los Angeles. This will be the Archbishop's third annual online chat with a school and is his first video session!

FILM SHOWCASE 2013
Friday, February 22, 8-9:30 pm • View the poster
This year’s Film Showcase, in partnership with Loyola Marymount University, presents excerpts from a number of narrative feature films, shorts, documentaries, experimental and animated films, whose thematic elements are grounded in Catholic social teaching, justice, ministry, spirituality and theology. Filmmakers will be present to meet with audience members.

SACRED ILLUMINATIONS 2013
Saturday, February 23, 8:30 pm – Convention 213
Returning to Congress 2013 is Sacred Illuminations, a mystical choreography of light and sound. Incorporating her newest liturgical and fine art photography and reflections, Sister Rose Marie Tulacz, SND, will lead us on a journey into the urgency of God's longing for us.

YOUNG ADULT EVENTS @ CONGRESS
LITURGY - Saturday, February 23, 5:15 pm
DANCE - Saturday February 23,
9-12 midnight – Marriott
 

FREE SOUVENIR ePOSTCARD
Sunday, February 24 ONLY, 9 am - 2:00 pm
@ the Tech Center in Hall A
See last year's ePostcards
Get a free picture souvenir from Congress – an ePostcard with your photo that you can email from Congress to home ... or to friends. Available Sunday only at the Tech Center.

VIDEO - RECongress.org/LIVE
Thursday through Sunday
Check the broadcast schedule  •  View the webcast (during Congress)  •  View the archives

Since the first live webcast from Congress 2010, each Congress has brought with it an ever more expanding broadcast schedule. You can watch RECongress Arena events live on the Internet from wherever you are! And see some of the captured moments of Congress in video on our YouTube.com/RECongress page.

VIDEO - SACRED SPACE
Friday through Sunday – Convention 304 • View the video • Tour Sacred Space
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, art and meditative music. Watch the interview with Sacred Space creator Valerie MacRae.

SPEAKER SIGNINGS
Friday through Sunday – Convention Hall A
Congress 2013 Speaker Signing Schedule
Authors and performing artists appearing at Congress have scheduled times to sign their books and CDs at the Signing Area. The tables are located in the southeast corner of Hall A. Check the posted schedule for any updates to table number or appearance times.

ART EXHIBIT
Friday through Sunday – Grand Arena Lobby
Our art exhibit features contemporary works by artist Lalo Garcia who has spent many years immersed in the world of art. His works appear in various hospitals and numerous Southwest churches, including the Los Angeles Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

BUSTED HALO LIVEE
Friday and Saturday, noon-3 pm – Hall A
In addition to the RECongress.org/LIVE webcasts, SiriusXM Radio's "Busted Halo" Catholic program will be broadcasting from the Congress. Fr. Dave Dwyer, host of the Busted Halo Show, will be recording for throughout the weekend. The Busted Halo Show airs Monday through Friday, from 7 pm to 10 pm Eastern time on SiriusXM Satellite Radio channel 129.

LIVE RADIO BROADCASTS
Friday through Sunday – Hall A
Guadalupe Radio (87.7 FM) will be broadcasting from the Congress. El Sembrador Spanish television will rebroadcast the Closing Liturgy and will also record all Spanish workshops in Hall B for a television special to be broadcast later in the year.

CONGRESS SOUVENIRS
Friday through Sunday – Arena Lobby & Hall A
Don’t leave Congress without getting your Congress logo-ed souvenirs. We have an annual offering of pens, pins and magnets. And look for the Congress 2013 logowear in Hall A.

AA MEETING
Friday through Sunday (lunchtime) – Marriott San Diego
Join with other Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) men and women to share experiences, strengths and hopes with mutual support for recovery from alcoholism. (Located in the Marriott’s lower level.)

MASSAGE
Friday through Sunday – Convention Prefunction Area
Take a break from the bustle of Congress and rest and renew your body. Visit the Chair Massage area in the Prefuction Lobby of Hall A. The cost is $1 per minute.

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