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Ongoing - Shalom Festival occurs periodically across the country. Check the website for dates and locations.
September 10, 2016 - The Our Lady of Good Health, Vailankanni 19th Annual National Pilgrimage will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. This year's main celebrant will be Most. Rev. Mario E. Dorsonville-Rodriguez, Archdiocese of Washington. Check out the event flyer for more information.
September 25, 2016 - The 6th Archdiocesan Filipino Celebration Honoring San Lorenzo Ruiz and San Pedro Calungsod will be held at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, MD. The Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop William E. Lori, D.D. from the Archdiocese of Baltimore followed by a procession and fiesta salu-salu. Check out the event flyer for more information.
October 2, 2016 - The Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila will be held at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Philadelphia, PA. Archbishop Bernardito C. Auza, D.D., Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations will be the main celebrant and homilist. Check out the event flyer for more information.
October 2-10, 2016 - The 24th International Week of Prayer & Fasting will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. There will be guest speakers, including Fr. Frank Pavone, Fr. Chris M. Alar, MIC, and Lila Rose. The week long event will culminate with the Eucharistic Prayer Vigil. Check out the flyer and overview for more information.
October 7-9, 2016 - The Northern American Chinese Catholic Apostolate Convention 2016 will take place in the Vallombrosa Center at Menlo Park, CA. Check the flyer and program agenda for more information.
October 8, 2016 - The Diocese of Oakland's 20th Annual Chautauqua & Jubilee celebration will be held at St. Lawrence O'Toole-St. Cyril Church in Oakland, CA. Check out the flyer and history of the celebration for more information.
November 7-10, 2017 - National Association of Filipino Priests General Assembly will be held in Houston, TX.
2017 - U.S. Catholic China Bureau's National Conference holds a biennial conference on the Catholic Church in China. Check their website for more information.
August 20, 2016 - Korean American Catholic Day of Prayer "Vocation
Conference" was held at St. Paul Chung Catholic Church in Fairfax, VA. The theme for the event was "Come and you will see". Check the event flyer in English and 한국어/조선말 (Korean) for more information.
July 1-3, 2016 - The 7th Annual National Conference of Burmese-American Catholics was in Buffalo, NY. Check the agenda on their website for more information.
July 1-3, 2016 - Laotian Catholic National
Conference was held in Milwaukee, WI. The theme for this year's
conference was "Come and follow me". The conference had a number of
guest speakers, including our very own Sr. Myrna Tordillo, MSCS. Check
the agenda for more information.
June 30 - July 3, 2016 - The Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Movement in
the USA hosted the sixth Coming to the Promised Land Convention in
Carlinville, IL. The theme for this year's convention was "Christ live in
me, Gal 2:20". Check the convention page on their website for
June 24-26, 2016 - Hmong American National Catholic Association's (HANCA) Leadership Training was held in Appleton, WI. Check out the agenda for more information.
June 18, 2016 - Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage
Pilgrimage is an annual pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National
Shrine of the Immaculate Conception held at the end of June. This
year's Pilgrimage included Mass celebrated by Archbishop Orlando B.
Quevedo O.M.I., D.D. from the Archdiocese of Cotabato, Philippines.
June 12, 2016 - Subcommittee on Asian & Pacific Island Affairs meeting was held in Huntington Beach, CA.
May 7, 2016 - The Asian and Pacific Island Catholics for Mary 14th Annual Pilgrimage was held in DC at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. This annual event brings together many Asian and Pacific Islander Catholic communities to celebrate their heritage and Marian devotions. Additionally, please check out the Save the Date flyer for this year's event.
February 4-6, 2016 - Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) is
held annually in Baltimore, MD. Check back for information on speakers
and special program tracks.
January 23-26, 2016 - Registration was open for the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering (CSMG) held annually in Washington D.C. Register by November 13 to get the early registration rate and don't forget applications for the Diversity Outreach Initiative are due November 6. Keep up to date via twitter - @togoforth/#togoforthDecember - Simbang Gabi is a Filipino tradition of Novena Masses (nine consecutive days) celebrated in parishes across the country leading up to Christmas. It is "a privileged votive mass, i.e., a mass that does not correspond to the liturgical calendar but has a special intention" said Philippines Church historian Fr. Rex Andrew Alarcon. Check with your diocese for local celebrations. Click the following links for the schedule and themes for this year's Simbang Gabi celebration through the Archdiocese of Chicago, as well as the schedule of events through the Diocese of Arlington, the Archdiocese of Baltimore, and the Archdiocese of San Francisco.
Coverage of the Mass for Fr. Vincent Capodanno (Servant of God) on September 4, 2014 celebrated by Most Reverend Timothy Broglio, Archbishop for the Military Services, USA at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.Our Lady of China Pilgrimage - The Arlington Catholic Herald article covered several pilgrimages to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in 2012 including Our Lady of China Mosaic National Pilgrimage and Our Lady of Good Health, Vailankanni
Indian Syro-Malabar Convention - Held in Atlanta in 2012, their website includes several photos from the event.
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