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Registration Information


Welcome to CSMG 2015!  |  Hotel Information

Online registration for the Gathering and related events is now closed.  Registration for CSMG and some related events will be possible onsite at the CSMG Registration Desk.

The Gathering will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.  Hotel reservations must be made separately from registration for the Gathering.  Contact Omni Reservations (ph: 1-800-843-6664).  Mention "the 2015 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering" and inquire whether rooms may still be available at the special conference rate.

Gathering Fees*


Nov. 14, 2014


Nov. 15, 2014 -
Jan. 9, 2015

Jan. 10 -
Feb. 10, 2015
(including on-site)
Entire Gathering
(Feb. 7-10, 2015)
$330.00 $410.00 $490.00
Daily Rates 
Saturday Feb. 7
$115.00 $135.00 $155.00
Sunday Feb. 8
$155.00 $175.00 $195.00
Monday Feb. 9
$155.00 $175.00 $195.00
Tuesday Feb. 10
$155.00 $175.00 $195.00

*Above rates include a 6% bank credit card/check processing fee.  Additional fees may apply to register for some Pre-Gathering meetings and events.

CSMG Registration Confirmations or Questions
A confirmation email will be sent to the registrant upon completion of registration. If you do not receive a confirmation email, or if you have any registration-related questions, please contact CSMG Registration (ph: 703-584-9819).

Hotel Reservations
Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations by contacting the Omni Shoreham Hotel.  A discounted conference hotel room rate will be available until Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  Hotel reservations must be made separately from conference registration by directly contacting Omni Reservations (ph: 1-800-843-6664) and mentioning that you are registering in connection with the "2015 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering."

Meeting Cancellation/Refund Policy
Any request for cancellation of CSMG 2015 registration must be received by Monday, January 12, 2015 to be eligible for a refund.  A $50.00 administrative fee will be deducted in cases of refunds (or $20.00 for Pre-Gathering meetings/events). The 6% bank credit card/check processing fee will not be refunded.

Hotel Cancellation Policy
If it becomes necessary to cancel your hotel reservation, please directly contact Omni Reservations (ph: 1-800-843-6664).

Photo/Video/Audio Recording
No photographic, video and/or audio recording of CSMG-related presentations, liturgies, or other functions is permitted without prior permission from the Program Coordinator.  Members of the press or media should see the Press/Media Accreditation page available through these official web pages for the Gathering.  CSMG staff or contractors may record plenary sessions, workshops, liturgies, or other CSMG functions in part or in full to make them available after the meeting for official purposes. By your attendance at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, you hereby agree that you may be photographed and/or recorded in audio and/or video format, and that such photography, video and/or audio recording will be owned by USCCB and may be edited or modified and distributed by the USCCB in any format chosen by the USCCB.

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