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Conference Schedule

Friday, October 7, 2016

2:00-5:00 p.m.: Registration (Monastery Event Hall)

2:00-5:00 p.m.: Exhibit Hall Open (Monastery Event Hall)

5:00: Vespers with the Sisters - optional (Monastery Church)

Dinner on Own

6:30-7:15: Opening Liturgical Celebration (Monastery Church)

Reflection by Kerry Robinson

7:45-8:45: Kickoff Keynote Speaker: Carolyn Woo, Catholic Relief Services

“Working for a Better World: God, Neighbor, Self” (Monastery Event Hall)

8:45-9:30: Reception and Exhibit Hall Open (Monastery Event Hall)

Saturday, October 8, 2016

8:00-8:30 a.m.: Morning Prayer with the Sisters - optional (Monastery Church)

8:30-9:30: Exhibit Hall Open (Monastery Event Hall)

9:30-10:30: Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Sprows Cummings, University of Notre Dame

"Catholic Women and Leadership: Witness from the Past, Wisdom for the Future" (Monastery Event Hall)

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Breakout Sessions (see program)

12:00-1:00: Box Lunch

12:00 – 2:00: Exhibit Hall Open

1:00 - 1:45: Church Tours (Monastery Church)

2:00 – 3:00: Moderated Conversation with Archbishop Joseph Tobin and Bishop Charles Thompson (Monastery Event Hall)

3:30 – 4:30: Breakout Sessions (see program) 

5:30 – 7:00: Evening Prayer and Banquet (Ferdinand Community Center)

8:00 - 9:00: Concert: Angelus (Monastery Church)

Sunday, October 9, 2016

8:45 - 9:30: Exhibit Hall Open (Monastery Event Hall)

9:30 – 10:45: Keynote Speaker: Mary Catherine Hilkert, OP, University of Notre Dame

"Go and Tell: The Testimony of Women and the Faith of the Church" (Monastery Event Hall)

10:45 – 11:15: Exhibit Hall Open (Monastery Event Hall)

11:30 – 12:30: Closing Sendoff Mass with Bishop Charles Thompson (Monastery Church)


Schedule subject to change. All times listed are Eastern Time.