Sunday, February 12, 2012
Catholic Campaign for Human Development Cafferty Award Dinner
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Sister Margaret Cafferty Development of People Award honors an individual or group who exemplifies a commitment to the development of people and the elimination of poverty. Recipients of this award have made significant contributions to human development and have offered heroic responses to the needs of the economically disadvantaged.
The award was established in 1987 as the Development of People Award. It was renamed in 1997 in memory of Sr. Margaret Cafferty, a Presentation Sister,who served as executive director of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, and a member of the Catholic Bishops' Committee for CCHD.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Catholic Charities USA Annual Breakfast: Shaping the Future
7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Poverty levels in our country remain sobering, and we need to collectively re-imagine the way that America addresses poverty and develop stronger, sustainable strategies to reduce poverty. Join Rev. Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA, as he presents 21st century solutions to address the countries moral poverty crisis and calls all of us to be a part of and grow the drum line for justice.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities: Culture of Life Luncheon
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Join the staff of the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities and a guest speaker (TBA) for a sit-down lunch as we explore ways to unite in promoting a culture of life.
JustFaith Ministries Reception
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Please stop by for a snack, a drink, and to learn more about JustFaith Ministries, its programs, and its collaboration with Bread For the World, CCHD, CRS, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, and Pax Christi USA. Come share your thoughts, ideas, and questions, and meet some JFM grads! The reception will take place at a location close to the hotel (TBA).
St. Vincent de Paul Society Meeting
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Voice of the Poor Committee will meet to share experiences, discuss objectives for 2012, and talk about issues related to the condition of the poor and disenfranchised for the purpose of helping Vincentians to live their faith. This will be an interactive discussion.
For information, contact Jack Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or 302-528-1994.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Entertainment: Ms. Judy McDonald, Catholic Comedian
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Catholic Relief Services Annual Breakfast
7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Join CRS for prayer and fellowship at its annual breakfast. We will highlight Operation Rice Bowl and some of CRS’ other global solidarity initiatives.
For information, contact Beth Martin at email@example.com, or 410-951-7359.