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    Schedule of Events

     

    Listings below are subject to change. For changes in times and locations of events, please give attention to our daily announcements and the CSMG Daily Bulletin that will be e-mailed daily to registrants.

    CSMG 2014 Program Book

    Descriptions of CSMG 2014 special events

    Details of Workshops and Strategy Sessions

    Speaker Biographies

    Pre-Gathering Meetings/Events

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014

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

    Registration

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

    Catholic Relief Services Diocesan Directors Annual Meeting (directors only)

    11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Mass with the Catholic Labor Network (open to all)

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

    Catholic Labor Network Luncheon

    12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

    The Roundtable Membership Luncheon & Meeting (members only)

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Catholic Labor Network Annual Meeting

    2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    The Roundtable Annual Symposium

    6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    The Roundtable Harry A. Fagan & Servant of Justice Awards Reception & Banquet

      

    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2014

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

    Registration

    8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Catholic Campaign for Human Development Diocesan Directors Meeting & Luncheon (directors only)

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

    Association of Catholic Colleges & Universities -- Coffee and Conversations

    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    St. Vincent de Paul Society Member Meeting (visitors welcome)

    12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Catholic Rural Life Luncheon Meeting

    1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

    Gathering for Women and Men Religious with CMSM & LCWR (all members of orders and congregations welcome)

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

    National Catholic Partnership on Disability Meeting

      

    2014 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2014

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

    Registration

    8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Exhibit Hall (set-up)

    2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Exhibit Hall (open)

    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Young Leaders Initiative Welcome Luncheon (by invitation)

    1:30 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.

    Orientation for First-Time Attendees

    2:30 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.

    State Captains Caucus

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

    Opening Plenary Session:
    Mr. John L. Allen, Jr., The Boston Globe

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

    BREAK

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

    Opening Liturgy
    Bishop Jaime Soto, Diocese of Sacramento, principal celebrant and homilist

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

    Sr. Margaret Cafferty Development of Peoples Award

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

    Catholic Campaign for Human Development Dinner
    Enjoy a festive meal and watching the Big Game together.
     

    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014

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

    Daily Mass

    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

    Metro tickets for sale at CSMG Registration
    (Limited number available for those who anticipate difficulty purchasing tickets at the Woodley Park Metro Station.)

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

    Registration

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

    Breakfast: Catholic Charities U.S.A.

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

    Exhibit Hall

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

    Catholic Charities U.S.A. Hospitality Suite

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

    Opening Prayer

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

    Welcome and Introduction of Speakers:
    Dr. Jonathan Reyes, Executive Director, Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development, USCCB

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

    Keynote Presentation:
    Dr. Michael J. Naughton, Director, John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas

    10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    BREAK

    11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

    International Comments:
    Michel Roy, Secretary General, Caritas Internationalis

    11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

    Table Discussion

    11:45 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

    Questions and Answers

    12:20 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Concluding Remarks

     

    12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

    Working Lunch: Capitol Hill Visit Preparation by State (box lunch provided)

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

    Metro tickets for sale at CSMG Registration
    (Limited number available for those who anticipate difficulty purchasing tickets at the Woodley Park Metro Station.)

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

    Policy Workshops: Group A (Concurrent.  Topics are tentative.)

    1. Middle East in Crisis: Syria, Iran, Refugees and Sectarian Violence
    2. Poverty as a Challenge to Family Stability
    3. Beyond Crime and Punishment: Promoting Human Life and Dignity in the Criminal Justice System
    4. Combating Growing Inequality to Build an Economy of Inclusion
    5. Human Trafficking: Slavery in our Midst

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

    BREAK

    3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Legislative Issue Briefings

    5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Metro tickets for sale at CSMG Registration
    (Limited number available for those who anticipate difficulty purchasing tickets at the Woodley Park Metro Station.)

    5:30 p.m. - Onward

    Free evening with dinner on your own and optional events.

    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Reception: JustFaith Ministries and Partners

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

    Diversity Outreach Initiative Dinner (by invitation)

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

    Young Leaders Initiative Meeting (participants only)

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

    Young Leaders Initiative Reception (by invitation)

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

    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (all welcome)

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

    Taize Prayer and Benediction (all welcome)

     

    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014

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

    Daily Mass

    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

    Metro tickets for sale at CSMG Registration
    (Limited number available for those who anticipate difficulty purchasing tickets at the Woodley Park Metro Station.)

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

    Registration

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

    Continental Breakfast

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

    Exhibit Hall

    8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Catholic Charities U.S.A. Hospitality Suite

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

    Opening Prayer

    9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

    Policy Workshops: Group B (Concurrent. Topics are tentative.)

    1. Honoring the Dignity of Workers by Fighting for Just Wages
    2. Migrant Children: Vulnerable and in Need of Protection
    3. Armed Drones: Technological Tool or De-Humanizing Weapon
    4. Central African Republic: A Forceful Church in a Failed State
    5. How Free Trade Can Burden the Poor: Protecting Life, Human Dignity and the Environment

    10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    BREAK

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

    Advocacy Fair

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

    Metro tickets for sale at CSMG Registration
    (Limited number available for those who anticipate difficulty purchasing tickets at the Woodley Park Metro Station.)

    12:30 p.m.

    Lunch (on your own, as you prepare for Capitol Hill visits)

    1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Capitol Hill Visits

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

    Capitol Hill Reception (location to be announced)

    7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    Special Presentation: Rev. James Martin, S.J., America Magazine

     

    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014

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

    Catholic Relief Services Celebratory Breakfast

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

    Registration

    8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Exhibit Hall

    8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Catholic Charities U.S.A. Hospitality Suite

    9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

    Strategy Sessions (concurrent)

    1. Becoming a Church that is Poor:  The Challenge and Call of Spiritual Poverty in our Work
    2. Becoming a Church for the Poor:  CCHD as Encounter that Transforms
    3. Becoming a Church for the Poor: Taking Advocacy Home to Parishes and Dioceses
    4. Becoming a Church for the Poor: Taking the Message to Campus and Beyond

    10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

    BREAK
    Reminder: please clear guest rooms of all belongings and check out of the hotel by 12:00 noon.  A location for temporary storage of luggage will be announced.

    10:45a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Closing Mass
    Bishop Richard E. Pates, Diocese of Des Moines, principal celebrant & homilist

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

    BREAK
    Guest rooms must be cleared and check out completed by this time.

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

    Luncheon and Closing Plenary:
    Mr. David Brooks and Mr. Mark Shields, PBS Newshour

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

    Concluding Remarks and Final Blessing



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