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 are in Magnolia III & IV on the second floor of the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown. Breakfast and lunch will be set up buffet style in the Mezzanine, and seating will be in Magnolia I & II. 

Tuesday, October 2

4–6 p.m. — Registration (Mezzanine)
5:30 p.m. — Orientation (Oak I & II)
7:00 p.m. — Welcome Reception (Magnolia I & II)

Wednesday, October 3

Exhibits available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mezzanine)

7:00 a.m. — Mass (Oak I)
7:30 a.m. — Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors (Magnolia I & II/Mezzanine)
8:30 a.m. — Welcome/Opening Ritual — Sara Thomsen
9:00 a.m. — Social Media for a Big Impact Father Larry Rice, CSP
10 a.m. – Break/Visit Exhibitors
10:15 a.m. — Compelling Video on a Shoestring Budget — Alana Hatcher, April Hansen, Spalding Hurst (Panel)
11:15 a.m. CWR Business Meeting/State of the Organization
Noon — Lunch/Visit Exhibitors
1:15 p.m. — Wisconsin Religious Collaborative: Working Together to Meet the Emerging Needs of Religious Communities — Sister Theresa Sandok, OSM
2:15 p.m. – Prayer/Ritual — Sara Thomsen
2:30 p.m. – Break/Visit Exhibitors
3:15 p.m. — Depart for optional evening out (Fort Worth Stockyards and Billy Bob’s Texas)

Thursday, October 4

Exhibits available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mezzanine)

7:00 a.m. — Mass (Oak I)
7:30 a.m. — Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors
8:30 a.m. — Prayer/Ritual — Sara Thomsen
9:00 a.m. — Communicating Catholic Social Teaching — Sister Mary Rowell, CSJ
10:00 a.m. – Break/Visit Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. — Mission, Ministry and Online Philanthropy: Nurturing Online Likes to Online Gifts — Jeff Stanger
11:30 a.m. – Lunch/Visit Exhibitors
Noon — Lunch and Member Recognition
1 p.m. — Breakout Session 1 (see back of name badge for location)
2 p.m. — Break/Visit Exhibitors
2:15 p.m. Breakout Session 2
3:15 p.m. Break/Visit Exhibitors
3:30 p.m. Breakout Session 3
4:30 p.m. Break/Dinner On Your Own
7 p.m. — Sara Thomsen Concert (Water Gardens weather permitting; alternate location Magnolia III & IV)

Friday, October 5

7:00 a.m. — Mass (Oak I)
7:30 a.m. — Buffet Breakfast
8:30 a.m. — Prayer/Ritual — Sara Thomsen
9 a.m. — A Cinderella Story: Sister Jean’s Stardom Shines Light on Catholic Sisters – Angie Connolly
10 a.m. — Break
10:15 a.m. – Spirituality of Communications — Sister Yolanda Cruz, SSMN
11:15 a.m. — Invitation to the 25th Annual CWR Conference
11:30 a.m. — Closing Ritual — Sara Thomsen