Conference Calendar—Come Meet Us
The Francis Effect
September 13, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Our Lady of Peace Parish
New Providence, New Jersey
Make the most of Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the United States. This event will feature a screening of the documentary film "The Francis Effect" and include presentations by Sr. Terry Rickard, OP, and Deacon Charles Paolino. The program will include a wine-and-cheese reception. All are welcome. Free-will offering.
For more information, call 1-888-433-3221.
World Meeting of Families
September 22-25, 2015
Pennsylvania Convention Center
As a lead-in to the highly anticipated visit of Pope Francis, this event is expected to gather 15,000 participants with the theme "Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive." RENEW International will exhibit our parish-based resources that help to form missionary disciples and strengthen families. We invite you to stop by RENEW’s booth, #731, located in the Association of Catholic Publishers Pavilion.
University of Dallas Ministry Conference
October 22-24, 2015
Kay Baily Hutchison Convention Center
More than 5,000 attendees from throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area are expected at this annual event. Fr. Alejandro López-Cardinale, RENEW’s coordinator of Hispanic Ministry, will deliver evangelization workshops to the Spanish-speaking attendees.
Faith Formation Conference
November 6-7, 2015
Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, California
This multi-cultural and multi-lingual event is hosted by the Dioceses of Monterey, San Jose, and Stockton. Sr. Terry Rickard, OP, president of RENEW International, will deliver the Saturday keynote address entitled "Witness Matters: Creating an Evangelizing Parish Culture," which will stress the importance of parishes encouraging parishioners to share their faith and communicate Christ’s mercy to the broader community. She will also offer a workshop on "Cultivating Disciples Through Parish Small Faith-Sharing Groups."