invite you to Congress 2008.
Feb. 28, 2008
February 29 -
March 2, 2008
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The 2008 Los Angeles Religious Education
Congress dates are:
• February 28, 2008
• February 29 - March 2, 2008
Congress is held at the Anaheim Convention
Center, located at 800 West Katella Ave. in
Anaheim, Calif. (just across from Disneyland and
Disney’s California Adventure).
The registration fee for Congress is $60. ($70
after January 5, 2008 deadline.)
Registration fees increase
5, 2008. If you haven't already signed up for
Congress, be sure to register online (by credit
card) or get your mailed registration postmarked
before then to benefit from the lower rate. Note
that Youth Day and Congress have two separate
fees and two separate registration forms.
Youth Day fees are $20 per person ($25 after
Congress days are $60 per person ($70 after
Saturday, March 1 - 8:30 a.m.
Rev. Robert Barron is our
Saturday morning Keynote, presenting: "The
Religious Educator as Evangelizer: A True
Mission in Changing Times."
Chicago-native Fr. Robert Barron first
served the Chicago Archdiocese as Associate
Pastor at St. Paul of the Cross Church in
Park Ridge, Ill. Since then, he has served
as Professor of Systematic Theology at the
University of St. Mary of the Lake-Mundelein
Seminary, located outside of Chicago. His
numerous articles on theology and
spirituality have appeared in a variety of
Mike Patin will present the Sunday morning
Address in English, entitled: “The Passion
Sunday, March 2 - 8:30 a.m.
Since 2003 Mike Patin has worked full
time as a speaker and “faith
horticulturist,” speaking to youth, adult
and family audiences in diocesan, regional,
national and international settings. He has
worked with teenagers and adults in a
variety of settings, and is a faculty member
at the Notre Dame Graduate School of
Theology in New Orleans, and has served on
the Board of Directors of the National
Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry.
Find a listing of all our Congress speakers
scheduled Friday 5:15 p.m. Vietnamese Liturgy has
been moved to Saturday at 5:15 p.m.
Our Congress Updates Page will post
information about any changes occurring during
Congress and Youth Day, including information about
registration and ticket mailing, closed workshops,
Arena and Hall B workshops, taped sessions and
general annoucements.Find the Congress Updates page
DISNEYLAND RESORT TICKETS
Are you scheduling in a little time
before or after Congress for a trip to
Disneyland or Disney California Adventure?
Congress attendees may again pre-order specially
priced one-day and multi-day park admission
tickets. Weekday park hours the week of and
after Congress are:
Disney California Adventure, 10:00 a.m. - 6
Disneyland, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pre-arrival purchase offerings include:
-- Admission to either park for one day;
Park Hopper --
Admission and ability to visit both
Disneyland and Disney California Adventure on
the same day. Park Hopper tickets are also
available in 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-day tickets; and
Convention Ticket -- Admission valid for
one visit to either Disneyland or Disney California Adventure after 4 p.m. (or 4 hours
before park closing, whichever is earlier).
Note: These tickets are not all available at the
theme parks and must be ordered by February 11,
The official Disney order page for Congress
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