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    Schedule of Events

     

    Mark your calendars for CSMG February 3 – 6, 2018, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.!


    CSMG 2018 Pre-Gathering Meetings and Events

    Please note that separate fees from those for CSMG 2018 registration may apply for some Pre-Gathering meetings and events.  Registration may be possible onsite at the CSMG Registration Desk. Below is a working list of Pre-Gathering Meetings and Events.

    Saturday, FebRuary 3, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


    Registration

    8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


    Morning Prayer with the Catholic Labor Network (open to all)

    8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    CRS Diocesan Directors Annual Meeting (directors only)

    9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


    Catholic Labor Network Meeting & Luncheon (fees apply)

    10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

     

    USCCB Environmental Justice Program (open to all)

    12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

     

    Catholic Charities USA - Poverty Discussion (invite only)

    12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Society Voice of the Poor Meeting (please bring your lunch - visitors welcome)

    2018 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

    Saturday, FebRuary 3, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


    Registration

    8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


    Exhibit Hall (set-up)

    1:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


    Exhibit Hall (open)

    12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

     

    Diversity Initiative Welcome Luncheon (by invitation)

    12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.


    Young Leaders Initiative Welcome Luncheon (by invitation)

    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


    Orientation for First-Time Participants

    2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

     

    Advocacy Training 101 (intended for those new to legislative advocacy)

    2:25 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.


    State Captains Caucus

    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


    Keynote Presentation: Most Reverend Eusebio L. Elizondo, MSpS, Auxiliary Bishop, Seattle

    4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    Break

    4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


    Welcome Mass (vigil Mass for Sunday):
    Most Reverend Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of Venice, Principal Celebrant and Homilist

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


    Dinner with Catholic Campaign for Human Development & Sr. Margaret Cafferty Development of Peoples Award

    Sunday, FebRuary 4, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m

     

    Registration

    7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


    Catholic Charities U.S.A. Breakfast

    8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


    Exhibit Hall

    9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.


    Opening Prayer

    9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.


    Welcome and Introduction of Speakers

    9:40 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


    Plenary Presentation: Solidarity in Our Common Home

    10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


    Coffee Break

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    Panel Discussion with Questions & Answers

    12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

     

    Break

    12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.


    Lunchtime Conversation with Jonathan Reyes and Special Guests:  David Brooks and Mark Shields, PBS NewsHour

    1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

     

    Break

    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

     

    CCHD Plenary Presentation

    3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

     

    Coffee Break (with dessert)

    3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

     

    CCHD Diocesan Directors Meeting (directors only)

    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    Community Workshops: Group A (concurrent)
    Note: topics are tentative and subject to change.

    4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

     

    Break

      

    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


    Community Workshops: Group B (concurrent)
    Note: topics are tentative and subject to change.


     


    6:00 p.m. - Onward


    Free evening with optional events.

    7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (all welcome)

    9:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.


    Taizé Prayer and Benediction (all welcome)

    Monday, February 5, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m

     

    Registration

      

    7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m

     

    Mass: Most Reverend Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of Venice, Principal Celebrant and Homilist

      

    7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


    Catholic Relief Services Breakfast

      

    8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


    Exhibit Hall

      

    9:00 a.m. - 9:20 p.m.


    Opening Prayer

      

    9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


    Domestic & International Policy Plenary Presentation

      

    10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


    Break

      

    11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


    Legislative Issues Briefing

      

    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

     

    Working Lunch: State Delegations Meetings

    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

     

    Break

      

    2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


    Policy Workshops: Group A (concurrent)
    Note: topics are tentative and subject to change.

    3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

     

    Coffee Break

        

    3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


    Policy Workshops: Group B (concurrent)
    Note: topics are tentative and subject to change.

    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

     

    Advocacy Training 201 (optional -- further skills building and answering your tough questions)

    6:00 p.m. - Onward


    Free evening with optional events.

    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

     Diversity Initiative Networking Reception (fees apply)

    7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


    Young Leaders Initiative Reflection (participants only)

      

    8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


    Young Leaders Initiative Reception (by invitation)

      

    TUESDAY, February 6, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


    Registration

    7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


    Exhibit Hall

    8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.


    Sending Mass: His Eminence Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, Principal Celebrant and Homilist

    9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

     

    Continental Breakfast

    10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


    Capitol Hill Visits (lunch on your own)

    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m


    Capitol Hill Reception (I.D. and CSMG registration badge required)

    5:00 p.m.

     

    CSMG 2018 Concludes



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