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The 2007 Los Angeles Religious Education Congress
-- March 1, 2007 (Youth Day)
Youth Day registration closed
-- March 2 - 4, 2007 (Congress days)
The registration fee for Congress is $65 -- for
the whole weekend.
Congress is held at the Anaheim Convention Center,
located at 800 West Katella Ave. in Anaheim,
Calif. (just across from Disneyland and Disney’s
IT'S NOT TOO LATE!
Haven't registered? You can still register for Congress
online or by mail until February 25. After that
date you can register on-site any of the three days
of Congress. Find registration and updated information
about RECongress at
CATHOLIC FILMMAKERS’ SHOWCASE --
Friday & Saturday, 8:00 - 10:30 p.m., Hilton
Pacific A (location change)
There is a growing community of Catholic production
companies in Hollywood, making everything from short
educational films to documentaries and feature films.
This year the Religious Education Congress proudly presents
shorts and clips from a number of these companies, shown
on Friday and Saturday night. Producers and directors
will be on hand to meet with audience members after
the screenings. This is a chance to see what’s being
done by some of Hollywood’s Catholic faith community.
Come celebrate this work with us! This event is coordinated
by Ron Schmidt, SJ , who will be the MC for both nights,
and John Flaherty.
NEW HOME FOR SACRED SPACE
Friday through Sunday, Convention 304, 3rd floor
Back for its third year, “Sacred Space” finds a new
home on the third level of the Convention Center. Our
Sacred Space will offer eucharistic adoration in the
Chapel, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, a labyrinth,
and meditative music and inspirational art.
Friday through Sunday, Arena Lobby
Enjoy a magnificent and inspiring collection
of original paintings by Bro. Michael O’Neill McGrath,
“Jesus – The Way, The Truth, The Life.” And breathtaking
photographic images by Gerard Thomas Straub of the Christ
among us in the lives of our brothers and sisters in
India, Kenya, Brazil, Jamaica.
CRS' "THE CHILDREN LEFT BEHIND" EXHIBIT
Friday through Sunday, Convention Prefunction
CRS presents a hands-on, interactive exhibit
about AIDS orphans from Cambodia, Uganda, Guatemala,
India, South Africa and the United States. The goal
of the traveling exhibit is to educate families about
the impact of AIDS on children; to show the danger of
ignoring AIDS; and to empower visitors to act on behalf
on children orphaned by AIDS.
You can find the latest information about Congress at
the Congress 2007 Updates Page (archive.recongress.org/2007/updates.htm).
Find information about:
All this and more at the Congress 2007 Updates page
Speakers -- Anne Sweeney is
unable to attend. Her workshop 2-24 has been
Closed Workshops -- You can
find the listing online.
Arena and Hall B Workshops --
Find the days' schedule online.
Congress Ticket Mailing --
See the scheduled dates for ticket mailing.
Congress Ticket Pick-up --
Find the scheduled hours online.
Information about Recorded Sessions -- Order
Audio CDs and Cassette tapes of speakers from
Congress 2007 and earlier.
YOUTH DAY TICKETS have started to be
mailed! They are being mailed out in registration number
sequence. You can find general Congress information
online on the Congress 2007 Updates page:
GROUP LEADERS -- Tomorrow,
February 2, is the cut-off date for groups
to pre-order Youth Day T-Shirts. Find ordering information
on the Youth Day page at
Find information on the 216 exhibitors appearing at
RECongress 2007. You can find the updated listing of
Congress 2007 exhibitors online at:
Also, see the new listing of Congress 2007 Exhbitors
by Category at:
While at Congress, be sure to check out the Tech Center.
Adjacent to the Office of Religious Education booth
in the center of Exhibit Hall A, the Technology Center
is a way for exhibitors and others to highlight educational
DVD & CD software, online services and Internet resources
that would be of interest to our Congress attendees.
FRIDAY - Cardinal Mahony online chat
sessions (10 am - noon)
SATURDAY - Come see the 12 sessions
offered throughout the day
SUNDAY - Come by for a FREE souvenir
There are specially
priced One-Day and Multi-Day Disneyland Resort Theme
Park Tickets available to RECongress attendees.
These are pre-arrival purchase tickets for Disneyland
and Disney California Adventure and are NOT
offered at the park ticket booths. Note: The order
cut-off date is February 12, 2007.
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