2014 Fifteenth Annual Convention



(All Executive Members Arrive on Tuesday, July 29, 2014)



# Date Time Events
1 Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:00pm – 7:00pm National Executive Dinner
    7:00pm – 9:00pm National Executive Meeting
2 Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:00pm – 6:00pm Registration
    6:00pm – 7:15pm Dinner
    7:30pm – 8:00pm Gathering Ritual
    8:00pm – 8:15pm Address of Welcome by Host Chapter President
    8:30pm – 9:30pm

Holy Hour and Adoration


Night Prayer in Private

3 Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast
    8:00am – 8:30am Morning Prayer
    8:30am – 8:45am Address of Welcome by National President, Fr. Henry Atem
    8:45am – 9:00am Address by SCDC Program Coordinator, Sr. Joanna Okereke, HHCJ
    9:00am – 9:15am Address by Bishop Joseph Perry, ACCCRUS Episcopal Moderator
    9:15am – 9:30am

Address by representative of the Archbishop of Galveston-Houston 

    9:30am – 10:30am

Keynote Address… “Nurturing the Inner Life of Clergy and Religious” By Dr. Robert Wicks

    10:30am – 10:45am


    10:45am – 11:45am

Second Talk...    “Maintaining Balance and Effective Time Management in Ministry” By Dr. Cheryl Cash

    11:45am – 12:15pm

Q & A

    12:15pm – 12:45pm

Breakout sessions

    1:00pm – 2:00pm

Lunch Break

    2:00pm – 3:00pm

Free Time

    3:00pm – 5:00pm

Clergy/Women Religious group meetings

    5:30pm – 6:45pm

Evening Prayer/Mass

    8:30pm – 9:30pm

Holy Hour and Adoration


Night Prayer in Private

4 Friday, August 1, 2014 7:00am – 8:00am


    8:00am – 8:20am

Morning Prayer

    8:30am – 10:30am

ACCCRUS Chapter reports and Business Meeting

    11:00am – 5:00pm

Tour of Houston

    5:30pm – 7:00pm


    7:00pm – 8:30pm


    9:00pm – 1:00am

Gala Night

5 Saturday, August 2, 2014 8:30am



Breakfast and Departure