2015 RECongress Schedule

Religious Education Congress
March 12, 2015
(Youth Day) &
March 13-15, 2015

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015

See the Youth Day page
Download the Youth Day section of the Registration Guidebook (PDF: 9 pgs, 924k)

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 Sessions
  Arena Eucharistic Liturgy (AM)
 - Archbishop José Gomez, presider
9:30 am Convention Center Workshops
  Arena Workshop (AM) 11:00 am Lunch
11:45 am Lunch 12:15 pm Arena Rally (PM)
1:00 pm Convention Center Workshops   Arena Liturgy (PM)
 - Archbishop José Gomez, presider
2:30 pm Convention Center Closing Sessions   Arena Workshop (PM)
3:45 pm Dismissal 3:45 pm Dismissal
   
5:30-8:30 pm - On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
 

FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015

Download the Friday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF:20 pgs, 1.7 MB)

TIME

EVENT
7:00 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 Congress Chat transcripts
10:00 - 11:30 am Period 1 Workshops
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH
11:30 am Book Signings
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunchtime Entertainment
 - Arena: John Angotti & Friends
 - Hall B: Jeremy & Ryan
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 (Music lead by)
    
General – Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez  (Meredith Augustin / Gary Daigle)
     Australian Culture – Rev. Richard Leonard  (Michael Mangan / John Burland / Andrew Chinn)
     Black Culture – Msgr. Ray East  (John & Joan Allen)
     Contemplative – Rev. Michael Fish  (Bob Hurd & Friends)
     Filipino – Rev. Manoling Francisco  (Rev. Ricky Manalo)
     Spanish – Archbishop José Gomez  (Estela García-López / Rudy López / Dolores Gomez)

Evening Prayer: Ecumenical Service for Persecuted Christians  (Marty Haugen)

8:00 - 9:30 pm Concert (Arena): - "Praise and Worship with Spirit & Song"
2015 Film Showcase (Convention 201)
9:00 pm Rosary: Luminous Mysteries (Convention 303)
 

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015

Download the Saturday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF:17 pgs, 1.3 MB)

TIME EVENT
7:30 am - 3:00 pm On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
8:00 am Morning Praise: Jeanne Cotter, presider (Arena)
8:30 am Keynote Address: Pastor Rick Warren (Arena)
9:30 am Book Signings
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: Pedro Rubalcava & Friends
 - Hall B: Michael Mangan & Anne Frawley-Mangan
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunchtime Session (added)
"Church and the Future" - Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez
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 (Music lead by)
    
General – Rev. Richard Rohr  (John Angotti / ValLimar Jansen)
     Byzantine Divine Liturgy – Bishop Gerald Dino (Byzantine Community)
     Celtic – Rev. David Loftus (Fr. Liam Lawton)
     Spanish – Archbishop Carlo Vigano, Apostolic Nuncio to U.S.
                    (Pedro Rubalcava / Anna Betancourt / Santiago Fernandez)
     Tongan – Cardinal-elect Soane Mafi  (Tongan Community)
     Vietnamese – Bishop Hoang Van Dat  (Vietnamese Community)
     Young Adult – Rev. Marc Reeves  (The Jacob and Matthew Band)

Evening Prayer – Michelle Youssef  (Tony Alonso)

8:30 - 9:45 pm Concert (Arena): " The Influence of One Life: Sr. Edith Prendergast”
8:30 pm Sacred Illuminations 2015 (Convention 213)
9:00 Taizé Prayer   (Convention 303)
9:00 - 12 midnight Young Adult Dance (Marriott)
 

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015

Download the Sunday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF: 11 pgs, 1.3 MB)

TIME EVENT
7:15 am NEW Come Celebrate “The Rosary with St. James” (Convention 303)
Join David Haas in praying a new and contemporary path with the Rosary – through a new set of mysteries focusing on discipleship. Through song and wisdom from St. James and others from the cloud of witnesses, we will begin our final day of Congress drawing up a beloved devotion pointing us toward action. Bring your rosary if you have one – if not, we will have one for you!
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: Diana Macalintal
     – Spanish: Dr. Maria Pilar Aquino
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: David Haas
 - Hall B: Donna Peña, ValLimar Jansen, Anna Betancourt & Dolores Gomez
1:00 - 2:30 pm Period 8 Workshops
2:30 pm Book Signings
3:30 pm Closing Eucharistic Liturgy (Arena)
 - Archbishop José Gomez, presider

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CONGRESS EVENTS

ON-SITE
Registration Hours: Thursday: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday: 7:00 am  - 3:00 pm
Saturday: 7:30 am  - 3:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 - 11:00 am
Location: Prefunction Lobby between Hall B and Hall C
Exhibit Hall Hours: Friday & Saturday: 8:00 am  - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Convention Center 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 2015 updates and information

Sacred Space: Including the Labyrinth, Chapel, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Live Musical Performances and Works of Art
   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: Art Exhibit: Bro. Mickey McGrath (Grand Arena Lobby)
Technology Center in Hall A
Book Signings (Hall A)
Ralphs Club - Ralphs Club Info

Congress 2015 updates and information

Schedule  •  Speakers  •  Workshops  •  Speakers/Topics  •  Exhibitors  •  Exhibitor Categories  •  Speaker Signings   •  Hall A Map

UPDATED: 07/20/2017


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