People may wish to save the date for the National RE Congress which will take place 2-4th October 2009 in Dundalk. Read outline of Conference schedule.

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Outline

source – www.recongress.ie

The them of the Conference is ‘Between Memory and Hope’

It has a twofold sense of taking the best of the past in the Church and looking to how we can be more effective in the future.

The booking form is not yet available.

Further information

Visit conference website – www.recongress.ie

or contact

Mr Brendan O’Reilly, Congress Coordinator
Email: [email protected]

Conference Schedule

Youth Day* (finishing at 15:00)

Friday, 2 October 2009

17:00 Registration
19:00 Gathering Liturgy, Opening Song, Welcome: Most Rev Martin Drennan DD
19:30 Keynote Address and questions: Fr. Timothy Radcliffe OP
20:45 Joyce Rupp: Introducing the idea of journaling

21:00
Opening Ceremony – Baptism remembered
Journals are distributed. Using water from Faughart all are blessed.
The blessing cascades through the hall as a symbol of ministry.

21:30 Reception

Saturday, 3 October 2009

09:00 Opening Prayer
09:30 Keynote Address and questions: Dr. Carole Eipers
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Keynote Address and questions: Rev Peter McVerry SJ
13:00 Lunch

Round-Table sessions to be offered
14:30
Group A attend session with Joyce Rupp or Rev Daniel O’Leary
Group B attend choice of six workshops
15:45
Group B attend session with Joyce Rupp or Rev Daniel O’Leary
Group A attend choice of six workshops

17:00 Personal time for journaling, visiting exhibition hall etc.
19:00 Passover Seder (This includes the evening meal.)

Sunday, 4 October 2009

09:15 Opening Prayer
09:30 Keynote Address and questions: Rev Ruth Patterson
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Open Forum
12:15 Closing Eucharistic Liturgy: His Eminence Cardinal Sen Brady DCL, DD.

* info on Youth Day to follow