2012 RECongress Schedule

Religious Education Congress
March 22, 2012
(Youth Day) &
March 23-25, 2012

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012

See the Youth Day page
Download the Youth Day section of the Registration Guidebook (PDF: 9 pgs, 1.5 MB)

T R A C K   1

T R A C K   2

TIME EVENT TIME EVENT
8:00 am Arena Rally (AM) 8:00 am Opening Music & Opening Sessions
  Arena Workshop (AM) 9:30 am Convention Center Workshops
  Arena Liturgy (AM) 11:00 am Lunch
11:45 am Lunch 12:15 pm Arena Rally (PM)
1:00 pm Convention Center Workshops   Arena Workshop (PM)
2:30 pm Convention Center Closing Rallies   Arena Liturgy (PM)
3:45 pm Dismissal 3:45 pm Dismissal
   
6:30-8:30 pm - Early Congress Registration/Program Book Pick-up (Prefunction area)
 

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012

Download the Friday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF:19 pgs, 646k)

TIME

EVENT
7:30 am - 3:00 pm On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
8:30 - 9:30 am Opening Rite & Welcome (Arena)
10:15 - 11:00 am Archbishop Jos Gomez Online Chat (Tech Center in Hall A)
10:00 - 11:30 am Period 1 Workshops
11:30 am Ticket Exchange begins
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH
11:30 am Book Signings
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunchtime Entertainment
 - Arena: John Burland, Andrew Chinn & Michael Mangan
 - Hall B: John Bell
1:00 - 2:30 pm Period 2 Workshops
2:30 pm Book Signings
3:00 - 4:30 pm Period 3 Workshops
4:30 pm Book Signings
5:15 pm Eucharistic Liturgies & Evening Prayer Presider
    General Rev. Richard Leonard
    Contemplative Rev. Joe Brennan
    Hawaiian Rev.. Alapaki Kim
    Jazz Rev. Ray East
    Native American Rev. Paul Ojibway
    Spanish Archbishop Jos Gomez

    Evening Prayer - Tricia Hoyt  (Convention 210)

8:00 - 9:30 pm Concert (Arena): "Celebrate Cultures!"
2012 Film Showcase (Convention 201)
9:00 pm Taize Prayer Service (Convention 210)
 

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012

Download the Saturday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF:15 pgs, 506k)

TIME EVENT
7:30 am - 3:00 pm On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
7:50 am Morning Praise (Arena)
8:30 am Keynote Address: (Arena) -
   Rev. Anthony Gittins, CSSp - The Urgency of Discipleship and Evangelization in Todays World
10:00 - 11:30 am Period 4 Workshops
11:30 am Book Signings
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH
11:30 am - 4:30 pm Book Signings
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunchtime Entertainment
 - Arena: Peter Kolar & The Holy Cross Marimba Ensemble
 - Hall B: Steve Angrisano & Pedro Rubalcava
1:00 - 2:30 pm Period 5 Workshops
2:30 pm Book Signings
3:00 - 4:30 pm Period 6 Workshops
4:30 pm Book Signings
5:15 pm Eucharistic Liturgies & Evening Prayer Presider
    
General Rev. Joe LaBrie
     Armenian Rev. Krikor Chahinian
     Black Culture Rev. Tony Ricard
     Celtic Rev. Joe McDermott
     Spanish Bishop Alexander Salazar
     Vietnamese Bishop Thomas Hieu Dinh Vu
     Young Adult Rev. Ken Deasy    

     Evening Prayer - Kristin Firestone  (Convention 303)

8:00 - 9:30 pm Concert (Arena) - "God - Soundtrack of Life"
8:30 pm Sacred Illuminations 2012  (Convention 213)
9:00 pm Iona Prayer  (Convention 303)
9:00 - 12 midnight Young Adult Dance (Marriott)
9:30 - 11:30 pm Young Adult Lounge (Marriott)
 

SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012

Download the Sunday Workshops pages of the Registration Guidebook (PDF: 9 pgs, 400k)

TIME EVENT
8:00 - 11:00 am On-site Registration / Program Book pick-up (Prefunction area)
8:00 - 9:30 am Eucharistic Liturgy (Arena)
 - Bishop Tod Brown, presider
8:30 am Morning Address
     -- English: Sr. Anne Bryan Smollin - Live, Laugh and Be Happy  (Convention Ballroom AB)
     -- Spanish: Dr. Hosffman Ospino, PhD - (Hall B)
           "Guiados por el Espritu Santo en la construccin de la civilizacin del amor"
10:00 - 11:30 am Period 7 Workshops
11:30 am Book Signings
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH
11:30 am - 2:30 pm Book Signings
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunchtime Entertainment
 - Arena: Jacob & Matthew with Danielle Rose
 - Hall B: Santiago Fernandez, Donna Pea & Rafael Moreno
1:00 - 2:30 pm Period 8 Workshops
2:30 pm Book Signings
3:30 pm Closing Eucharistic Liturgy (Arena)
 - Archbishop Jos Gomez, presider

CONGRESS EVENTS

On-site
Registration Hours: Thursday: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday & Saturday: 7:30 am  - 3:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 - 11:00 am
Location: Prefunction Lobby
Exhibit Hall Hours: Friday & Saturday: 8:00 am  - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Convention Hall A
Multicultural Exhibit: Friday & Saturday: 9:00 am  - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Prefunction Lobby

Congress 2012 updates and information

Sacred Space: Including the Labyrinth, chapel, Eucharistic Adoration, sacrament of reconciliation, live musical performances and art works
Friday: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

 -- Reconciliation:

     11:30 am - 1:00 pm & 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

 -- Reconciliation:

     11:30 am - 1:00 pm & 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
     No reconciliation times
Location: Convention Center 304, 3rd floor
Ongoing Events: Tech Center Demonstrations
Book Signings
Ralphs Club Info

Congress 2012 updates and information

Dates of Note: Feb. 4 - Registration fees increase
Feb. 4 - Last day to request refunds
Feb. 10 - Congress tickets & Youth Day name badge mailing begins
Feb. 13 - Youth Day is at capacity; registration is closed
Mar. 4 - Last day to mail in your Congress registrations (on-site only after this date)
Mar. 7 - Last day we mail out-of-state tickets
Mar. 14 - Last day we mail in-state tickets
Mar. 15 - Online Registration ends at 11 pm PST

UPDATED: 11/25/2020


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