Communicators for Women Religious

"Our mission is to be a network of professional support and education for members who promote understanding of women religious, enhance their image and advance their mission."

Schedule

General sessions and breakfast are in the Great Falls Ballroom on the second floor of the hotel. Lunch Wednesday and Thursday will be in the Watermark Restaurant on the 33rd floor.

Tuesday, October 3

4–6 p.m. — Registration
5:30 p.m. — Orientation
7:00 p.m. — Welcome Reception: Myst Lounge (34th Floor)

Wednesday, October 4

Exhibits available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

7:15 a.m. — Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors
8 a.m. — Welcome/Opening Ritual with Bishop Gerard Bergie
8:45 a.m. — Catholic Social Teaching and Communications Moira McQueen, LLB, MDiv, PhD
10 a.m. – Break
10:30 a.m. — Using Social Media to Inspire Millennials and Gen Z — Heather Mansfield
12:30 p.m. — Lunch/Visit Exhibitors
2 p.m. — Prophetic Imagination and the Ethics of Communication — Sister Nuala Kenny, OC, BA, MD, FRCP(C)
3 p.m. – Break/Visit Exhibitors
3:30 p.m. – Prophetic Imagination continued
4 p.m. – Break
4:15 p.m. — Depart for optional evening out (MacKenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum, Laura Secord Homestead, dinner at the Old Winery Restaurant, Niagara-on-the-Lake)

Thursday, October 5

Exhibits available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

7:30 a.m. — Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors
8:15 a.m. — Prayer
8:30 a.m. — A Practical Guide to Copyrights — Blayne Haggart
9:45 a.m. – Break/Visit Exhibitors
10:15 a.m. — State of the Organization
Angela Szczawinska, CSFN, CWR Chair, and Nicholas Schafer, CWR Executive Director
11:30 a.m. – Lunch/Visit Exhibitors
1 p.m. — Communicating to a Divided Audience — Peter Panepento
2 p.m. Break/Visit Exhibitors
2:30 p.m. – Communicating continued
3:15 p.m. — Creating a Culture of Effective CommunicationLoyola Institute for Ministry and Salt+Light TV
4 p.m. Close of day; evening on your own or optional evening out (“Saint Joan” at the Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake)

Friday, October 6

7:30 a.m. — Breakfast
8 a.m. — Who I’ve Met and What I’ve Learned on the National and International Stage – Sister Susan Doubet, OSB
9 a.m. — CWR Business Meeting
10 a.m. – Break
10:30 a.m. — Spirituality of Communication — Sister Kateri Mitchell, SSA
11:30 a.m. — Closing