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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
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.
Life in Abundance? Catholic Teaching on the Environment and Impact on Poor People Sunday, March 21, 1:00-2:30 pm
Speaker: Daniel J. Misleh
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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.
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
• 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
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.
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
See the Congress 2010 List of Hotels
FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIANS
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
Organization Name: Archdiocese of Los Angeles -
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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