RECongress Email Updates #3 Nov 2009 (REC 2010)

Congress 2010
Mar. 18 (Youth Day) &
Mar. 19-21, 2010

2010 Theme 2010 "Incredible Abundance"
"Increíble Abundancia"

 • Keeping 'Green'

 • Workshop Spotlight

 • Keynote Announced

 • Congress Dates

 • Congress Exhibitors

 • Hotels

 • So. Cal-ers Only


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    RECongress Keeping 'Green'

The Los Angeles Religious Education Congress is committed to live our faith by protecting God's creation and advocating on behalf of people in poverty who face the hardest impact of global climate change.

Affirming our desire to care for the earth, we encourage you (if possible) to choose the option of online registration for Congress 2010. This simple initiative will help reduce paper waste and ultimately help protect the environment.

See Congress Registration Information

Life in Abundance? Catholic Teaching on the Environment and Impact on Poor People
Speaker: Daniel J. Misleh
Session 8-13

Sunday, March 21, 1:00-2:30 pm
This workshop will explore the serious moral questions raised by environmental degradation, particularly climate change. What does an authentically Catholic approach to climate change look like? What are Pope Benedict and the Catholic bishops saying? How can I make a difference as an individual, a teacher, a student? We will focus specifically on the Catholic Climate Covenant: The St. Francis Pledge to Care for Creation and the Poor.

See Our List of Congress Workshops

Thank you to those who have registered for Congress 2010. For those who haven't done so (yet!), just a reminder to register before the holidays to be sure to get your first choice workshops. Pass along this emailing or our link — — to share with friends and encourage them to sign up for our Congress Emailing for updates. If you do not care to receive future updates, you can find removal information at the bottom of this message.

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MITCH ALBOM has been announced as the 2010 Congress Keynote. Albom is author of "Have a Little Faith," "Tuesdays with Morrie," "The Five People You Meet in Heaven," " and "For One More Day." His books have collectively sold over 28 million copies worldwide; have been published in 41 territories and in 42 languages around the world; and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically acclaimed television movies.
Our Sunday Morning English Address will be presented by Sr. Barbara Fiand, S.N.D. de N., and Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chávez will present the Sunday morning Spanish address.


The 2010 Los Angeles Religious Education Congress dates are:
March 18, 2010 (Youth Day)
March 19-21, 2010 (Congress days)
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).  See a Yahoo Map
The registration fee for Congress is $60 ($70 after February 5, 2010).
There are two ways to register:
-- Download the Guidebook and register online (by credit card)
-- Order a Guidebook and register by mail (by check)
Find more detailed information below.

Order a Guidebook

Congress once again will showcase over 200 companies as exhibitors  ranging from religious art to music, and from publishing houses to educational institutions, in addition to our own represented Archdiocesan ministries.

See our new Exhibitor Listing

We have contracted with 31 hotels nearby the Anaheim Convention Center to offer special rates for attendees. Find a hotel for Congress using our online 2010 Hotel page and our Interactive Map for 2010! We suggest making hotel reservations as soon as possible. When making reservations, be sure to ask for the Religious Education Congress rate.

See the Congress 2010 List of Hotels

Ralphs Grocery Company, a major supermarket chain in the Southern California area, supports schools, churches and other non-profit organizations with annual contributions. The Los Angeles Religious Education Congress is a member of Ralphs Community Contributions Program. Simply by using your Ralphs rewards Card a portion of eligible purchases are contributed to the RECongress. (Note: This is an annual program that must be renewed each year. The current term is September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.)

We encourage all Ralphs shoppers to sign up for the free Ralphs rewards Card and register their card with the Community Contributions Program. It’s easy! Every time you shop for groceries and swipe your card at Ralphs, RECongress will automatically earn up to 5% of all eligible purchases per enrolled card. Sign up now! It’s never been easier to contribute to the RECongress.
   Organization Name: Archdiocese of Los Angeles - Religious Education
   Address: 3424 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA
   Organization Number: 90658
Find step-by-step instructions and information online.

Read About the Ralph rewards Program

Watch for upcoming Congress Emailings on all our special RECongress events — including a Friday night Poetry Reading, the 2010 Film Showcase, Sacred Space the list of entertainers performing at our afternoon and evening concerts... and more! Check our site, too, for updates and announcements.

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