Schedule

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Wednesday, October 23
5:00-7:00pm Registration for Pre-Congress workshops
Crowne Ballroom Registration Area B

Thursday, October 24
7:00-9:00am Registration for Pre-Congress workshops
Crowne Ballroom Registration Area B

7:30 Eucharist | Coronet A

7:30 Breakfast
Breakfast is not provided. Eat breakfast at the hotel restaurant or use the grab n’ go option, Quench (cash, debit and credit cards accepted).

8:30 Pre-Congress Retreat Day participants depart | Main Floor Registration Area
Wisdom from Thomas Merton for Becoming Signs of Courageous Hope Today
Father Daniel P. Horan, PhD

9:00-10:30 Pre-Congress workshops
Building Resiliency: Skills for Healthy Religious Life
Emily Cash, PsyD
Coronet A

Contemporary Issues in the Ministry of Formation: Living In and Through Transitions
Brother Paul Michalenko, PhD
Coronet B

10:30-11:00 Break (refreshments provided)

11-12:30pm Pre-Congress workshops continued

12:30-2:00 Lunch break (lunch provided for Pre-Congress participants in the Crowne C Ballroom)

2:00-3:15 Pre-Congress workshops continued

2:00-7:30 Congress registration
Crowne Ballroom Registration Area B

2:00-7:00 Exhibit hall open

3:15-3:30 Break (refreshments provided in the Exhibit Hall)

3:30-4:30 Pre-Congress workshops conclude

7:00 Congress Opening |Crowne AB Ballroom

Opening reception | Exhibit Hall
Beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres provided

8:30-10:00 Exhibit hall open

Friday, October 25
7:30am Eucharist | Crowne AB Ballroom

7:30 Breakfast
Breakfast is not provided. Grab breakfast at one of the meal stations (cash, debit and credit cards accepted).

7:30-3:45 Exhibit hall open

9:00 Morning Prayer | Crowne AB Ballroom

9:30 Keynote Presentation | Crowne AB Ballroom
Courage for an Interim Time That Does Not Yet Know Its Name
Father Bryan Massingale, PhD

10:30-11:00 Break (refreshments provided in the Exhibit Hall)

11-12 noon Keynote continued

12:00-2:00pm Lunch break

12:30-1:30 Member Area Meetings
Lunch is not provided. Grab lunch at one of the meal stations (cash, debit & credit cards accepted) and meet in respective rooms, locations provided on the Member Areas handout in the Congress folder.

2:00-3:15 Congress Seminars Session I
See seminar titles, presenters, & locations at end of schedule

3:15-3:45 Break (refreshments provided in the Exhibit Hall)

3:45-5:00 Congress Seminars Session II
See seminar titles, presenters, & locations at end of schedule

Free evening – explore all Louisville has to offer!

Saturday, October 26
7:30am Breakfast
Breakfast is not provided. Grab breakfast at one of the meal stations (cash, debit and credit cards accepted).

7:30-1:30 Exhibit hall open (closes for duration of Congress at 1:30pm)

8:00-8:45 Religious Formation Conference Donors Breakfast | Coronet A; by invitation only

9:00 Morning Prayer | Crowne AB Ballroom

9:30 Keynote Presentation | Crowne AB Ballroom
Where Hope and Courage Meet
Sister Norma Pimentel, MA

10:30-11:00 Break (refreshments provided in the Exhibit Hall)

11-12 noon Keynote continued

12:00-1:30pm Lunch break

12:30-1:30 Caucus Conversations and Social Justice Lunch & Learns
Lunch is not provided. Grab lunch at one of the meal stations (cash, debit and credit cards accepted) and meet in respective rooms, locations provided on the Caucus Conversations handout in the Congress folder.

1:30-3:00 National Meeting of the Religious Formation Conference | Crowne AB Ballroom

3:30-4:30 Closing Eucharist | Crowne AB Ballroom

5:30 Reception | Foyer of Crowne Ballroom
Cash bar, simple hors d’oeuvres provided

6:30 Banquet | Crowne AB Ballroom
Presentation of the Mary Emil Penet Award to Helen Cahill, OP
Entertainment by Bluegrass 101, award-winning bluegrass band

Congress Seminars
The Second Formative Journey in Religious Life: Managing Change
Brother Wayne Fitzpatrick, MA, MS, C-GCM
Offered twice (Perry Room)

Fostering Healthy Sexual Integration in Formation: Practical Tools, Tips, & Skills
Kathy Galleher, PhD
Two-part seminar, offered once, participants welcome to come to either or both parts (Crowne AB Ballroom)

New Media Culture: Profound Brokenness and Glorious Possibilities
Ryan Hoffmann, MEd, MA
Offered twice (Coronet B)

Moving Toward Mutuality: Input, Dialogue, & Panel Discussion
Marci Madary, DMin
Two-part seminar, offered once, participants welcome to come to either or both parts (Elliot)

Intercultural Living: A Call to Transformation
Sister Teresa Maya, MA, PhD
Offered twice (Coronet A)

Sunday, October 27
7:00-8:45am Registration for Post-Congress workshop
Crowne Ballroom Registration Area B

7:30 Breakfast
Breakfast is not provided. Eat breakfast at the hotel restaurant or use the grab n’ go option, Quench (cash, debit and credit cards accepted).

8:45-3:30pm Post-Congress workshop | Crowne AB Ballroom
Prophets of Joy for a Church and World in Crisis: Art and Stories
Brother Mickey McGrath, MFA

Morning break and lunch are provided for Post-Congress participants.