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Asia-Pacific

2020 WUCWO ASIA PACIFIC REGIONAL CONFERENCE

 
Sydney Opera House Dec 2008
 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Asia Pacific Regional Conference has been postponed until a later date.

 
WUCWO ASIA PACIFIC REGIONAL CONFERENCE 
to be held in SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 
18 -22 MAY 2020
THE CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT RYDGES WORLD SQUARE HOTEL.
REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE ON EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Registration costs $430 AUD
 
 
PROGRAM

MONDAY 18 MAY 2020

2.00pm onwards Registration at Rydges World Square Hotel, Sydney

5.30pm             Opening Mass – Most Rev Terence Brady DD VG EV

Official Opening of Conference

                        St Mary’s Cathedral

                        Dinner or Supper of own choice

TUESDAY 19 MAY 2020

7.45am             Registration

8.15am             Mass in Conference Room (Fr Sean Cullen)

9.00am                     Welcome - Ann Pereira

                                President

Catholic Women’s League Australia-New South        Wales Inc

9.30am                     Keynote Speaker -                   

                                Most Reverend Anthony C Fisher OP DD BA LLB BTheol DPhil

                        Archbishop, Archdiocese of Sydney

10.30am            Morning Tea

11.00am            Guest Speaker -

                        Maria Lia Zervino, Servidora  

                        President General, WUCWO

11.45am            ASPAC Report (New Zealand)

12 noon             Regina Coeli

12.05pm            ASPAC Report (Korea)

12.15pm            ASPAC Report (Fiji)

12.30pm            Lunch

1.30pm             Guest Speaker -

                        Bernard Holland:

Director of Catholic Earthcare, the ecological agency of the Catholic Church in Australia.

2.45pm             ASPAC Reports (Philippines)

3.00pm             Afternoon Tea

3.30pm             ASPAC Reports (Tonga, Japan)

4.00pm             Daily Plenary

End of Day

5.30pm             Social Gathering to be confirmed

WEDNESDAY 20 MAY 2020       

7.15am             Registration

                        Pauline Bookshop - book sales available

8.15am             Mass in Conference Room

9.00am             Welcome - Catherine McGrath

                            Vice President, Asia Pacific Region WUCWO

9.30am             Guest Speaker -

                        Rev Father Richard Leonard SJ.

Fr Richard is a Jesuit priest, an author and educator.

10.30am            Morning Tea

11.00am            ASPAC Report (Australia)

11.15am            Guest Speaker -

                        Kirsty Robertson

                        CEO, Caritas Australia

12 noon             Regina Coeli

                        Daily Plenary

12.30pm            Lunch

2.30pm             Pilgrimage to MacKillop Place (at own expense)

6.30pm for         Conference Dinner and Cultural Evening

7.00pm

 

THURSDAY 21 MAY 2020

8.00am             Registration

9.00am             Welcome - Kate Mathai

                        President,

Catholic Women’s League Australia Inc

9.15am             Guest Speaker -

                        Maribeth Stewart Blogoslawski,

                        Vice President General, WUCWO

                        and Regional Vice President North America

10.00am            Question Time - Facilitated by Ann Pereira

                        2 x WUCWO

                        2 x CWL

10.30am            Morning Tea

11.00am            Workshop

12 noon             Regina Coeli

12.05pm            Workshop continues

12.30pm            Lunch

1.30pm             Youth Panel

2.15pm             Strategic Plan Recommendation and Resolution

3.00pm             Afternoon Tea

3.30pm             Conference concludes with Closing Mass
 
 

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