2018 Convocation Preliminary Schedule

2018 NFPC Convocation
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
Chicago, IL
PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE
(Subject to Possible Change)

Time Event
April 23, Monday
8:00 am – Noon Exhibitor Set-up
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
Noon – 5:00 pm Exhibits Open
3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Chapel Open
12:30 – 3:00 pm Gathering for Mission Pre-Convocation Seminar
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Council of Consultors Meeting
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Opening Reception
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Evening Prayer, Welcome, Introductions
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm “Reminiscing” Historical Review Panel and Interaction
Fr. Clete Kiley, Msgr. Rich Hynes, Fr. David Brinkmoeller and Alan Szafraniec
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Hospitality Room Open
April 24, Tuesday
7:00 am – 10:00 pm Chapel Open
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibits Open
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:30 am Morning Prayer
9:30 am – 10:30 am Plenary Session – Sr. Katarina Schuth
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 – Noon Plenary Session – Bishop Arturo Cepeda
Noon – 1:00 pm Lunch – Tables with Exhibitors available
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Plenary Session – Fr. Allan Deck
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Special Presentation – Fr. Don Wolf
Topic, Blessed Stanley Rother
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Break
4:15 pm Depart for Quigley Center
5:00 pm Convocation Eucharist, principal celebrant and homilist, Bishop George Rassas, Aux. Bishop of Chicago
6:15 pm – 7:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm NFPC Awards Banquet
Award Recipients:
Fr. Thomas Rosica & Alan Szafraniec
8:30 pm Depart for Hotel
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Hospitality room open
April 25, Wednesday
7:00 am – 10:00 am Chapel Open
7:30 am – 8:00 am Eucharist
8:00 am – 12:30 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 12:30 pm Exhibits Open
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Morning Prayer
9:30 am – 10:15 am State of the NFPC,
President’s Report/Budget Presentation
10:15 am – 10:30 am Fr. Tom Jordan, Rep. of Priests of England/Wales
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 12:30 pm State of the Presbyterate Discussion and Panel
10:45 to 11:15 Table Discussion
11:15 to 12:30 Panel (Open Forum)
12:30 pm Pick up box lunch for free afternoon & evening on your own
April 26, Thursday
7:00 am – Noon Chapel Open
8:00 am – 11:00 am Exhibits Open
7:30 am – 8: 00 am Eucharist
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Morning Prayer
9:30 am – 11:00 am Plenary Session – Archbishop Wilton Gregory
11:00 am Expression of gratitude and Departure