2017 CONVENTION SCHEDULE

CONVENTION SCHEDULE

(All Executive Members Arrive on Tuesday, July 25, 2017)

 

Theme: Building Intercultural Competency for African Priests and Religious in the United States

 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017:

6:00pm – 7:00pm……………………………….     National Executive Dinner

7:00pm – 9:00pm………………………………..    National Executive Meeting

 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017:

1:00pm – 6:00pm………………………………        General Registration

6:00pm – 7:15pm………………………………        Dinner

7:30pm – 8:00pm………………………………        Gathering Ritual

8:00pm – 8:15pm……………………………….       Address of Welcome by Host Chapter Coordinator 

8:30pm – 9:30pm ……………………………..         Holy Hour and Adoration

     (Night Prayer in Private)

 

Thursday, July 27, 2017:

7:30am – 8:30am……………………………...          Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00am……………………………...          Morning Prayer

9:00am – 9:15am………………………….......         Address of Welcome by National President, Fr. Henry Atem

9:15am – 9:30am….......................................        Address by SCDC Program Coordinator, Sr. Joanna Okereke, HHCJ

9:30am – 9:45am…………………………………      Address by Bishop Joseph Tyson, Chairman, PCMRT

9:45am – 10:00am………………………….........     Address by Archbishop Gregory Aymond (Archbishop of New Orleans)

10:00am – 11:00am …………..........................     Keynote Address “Pastoral Orientation and Ministry in the Church

                                                                             in America” by Fr. Allan Deck, S.J

11:00am – 11:20am………………………………     Q & A from Keynote Address

11:20am – 11:30am……………..……..................   Break

11:30am – 1:30pm……………………………….     Small Group discussion on Building intercultural competency for

                                                                              African clergy and religious working and residing in the US  

1:30pm – 2:30pm………………………………        Lunch Break

2:30pm – 3:30pm……………………………….       Free Time

3:30pm – 5:00pm ………………………………       Clergy/Women Religious group meetings

5:30pm – 6:45pm………………………………        Evening Prayer/Mass

7:00pm – 8:00pm………………………………        Dinner

8:30pm – 9:30pm………………………………        Holy Hour and Adoration

                                                                           (Night Prayer in Private)

Friday, July 28, 2017:

7:30am – 8:30am……………………………….        Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00am……………………………….        Morning Prayer

9:000am – 11:00am ………………………………    ACCCRUS Chapter reports and Business Meeting

11:30am – 5:00pm……………………………...       Tour of New Orleans, LA

5:30pm – 7:00pm……………………………….       Mass

7:00pm – 8:30pm……………………………….       Dinner

9:00pm – 1:00am……………………………….       Gala Night

 

Saturday, July 29, 2017:

8:30am………………………………………..          Mass

9:00am………………………………………..          Breakfast and Departure