Unpacking #RECongress Part Four: Dr. Carolyn Woo

Sarah Reinhard and me with Dr. Carolyn Woo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Relief Services

In continuing to share the experience of attending this year’s Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Religious Education Congress, today’s post will underscore that MY Congress this year was less a chance to learn from the wonderful workshops, and more a series of treasured moments with some of the greatest role models I could hope to meet in [Read More...]

Unpacking #RECongress Part Three: Fr. Robert Barron

Enjoying an evening with Father Robert Barron, Sarah Reinhard and friends from my home parish.

In continuing to share the experience of attending this year’s Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Religious Education Congress, I have to share that one of the true highlights for me personally was the presence of Fr. Robert Barron and several members of the Word on Fire team. On Friday night, we had the great blessing of [Read More...]

Unpacking #ReCongress Part Two: Mark Hart

Sarah Reinhard & Mark Hart chill in the Speaker's Lounge while Lisa freaks out...

Yesterday, I shared a bit about the overall experience of getting to and being at Congress. With this post, I’ll begin sharing some of the special moments of the past few days and will invite you to “dig deeper” for more resources that will help you take in Congress. Our first talk was scheduled for [Read More...]

Unpacking #RECongress Part One: Getting There

Limited edition "CatholicMom.com Flasks" courtesy of Sarah Reinhard. You know you want one!

Welcome back to the blog after a few days of radio silence. I’ve finally unbuzzed, unblistered, and unhyped enough from my five day jaunt to Southern California to begin to share a bit of my experience at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Religious Education Congress with you. I thought it would be fun this week to [Read More...]

Religious Education Congress Kicks Off in Anaheim

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Go ahead, get your snarky comments about liturgical dance ready — while you’re doing that, I’ll be preparing to celebrate the Eucharist with 40,000 enthusiastic, devout, and motivated Catholics who have flocked to Anaheim to be a part of this year’s Religious Education Congress. Since I’m blessed to be giving three talks this year, I [Read More...]


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