2018 Worldwide Marriage Encounter 50th Anniversary North American Convention  June 22-24 Lombard, IL

Convention Schedule

WWME 50th Anniversary Convention Schedule

The mission of Worldwide Marriage Encounter is to proclaim the value of Marriage and Holy Orders in the Church and in the world.

The purpose of the 2018 Convention is to enrich, excite and empower us all to fulfill our mission for the next 50 years and beyond.

FRIDAY

Priest Day

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM            Priest Day Registration Open  

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM             Priest Day Program

 

Convention Main Event

3:00 PM        Information & Registration Open

Vendor Room Open

 

6:00 PM        Convention Doors Open

                    Youth Program Drop Off

 

7:00 PM        Welcome & Announcements

Opening Ceremony

We Remember. We Celebrate. We Believe

 

9:15 PM        Announcements  & Evening Prayer

 

9:30 PM        Youth Program Pick-Up

 

10:00 PM      Youth Program Closes for the day!

 

Information & Registration Open

 

Vendor Room Open

 

10:30 PM      Convention closes for the Evening

 

SATURDAY

6:30 – 8:30   Pre-Purchased Breakfast Buffet

 

7:30 AM        Information & Registration Open

 

Vendor Room Open

 

8:30 AM        Gathering Music

 

9:00 AM        Mass for Families

 

10:15 AM     First Presentation – We Remember              

 

11:35 PM      We Remember – Our Values In Action            

           

 

12:00 PM      Family Lunch

 

1:30 PM        Second Presentation – We Celebrate            

 

2:50 PM        We Celebrate – Our Values In Action              

 

3:45 PM        Breakout Sessions

 

4:45 PM        Vendors Open

Community Gathering Time

 

5:00 PM        Youth Program Pick-Up

5:30 PM        Youth Program Closes

 

6:30 PM        Dinner & 50th Anniversary Celebration!

 

10:00 PM      Convention Hall Closes

 

 

SUNDAY

6:30 – 8:30   Pre-Purchased Breakfast Buffet

 

8:00 AM        Gathering Music

 

8:10 AM        Third Presentation – We Believe                    

 

 

9:30 AM        We Believe – Our Values In Action                   

 

10:00 AM     Priest Vesting

 

10:30 AM     Mass

 

12:00 PM      Closing remarks

!2:30 PM       Farewells & Passing of Convention Cross

Vendor Room Open

 2:30 PM       Convention Closes

 

 

                       

 

Youth Program Schedule-

 

Friday

3:00 PM        Youth Program Registration Open

6:00 PM        Youth Program Opens/Drop off

 

9:30 PM        Youth Program Pick-Up

10:00 PM      Youth Program Closes for the day!

 

Saturday

8:30 AM        Youth Program Drop Off If Not Attending Family Mass!

10:00 AM      Youth Program Opens/Drop off

 

12:00 Noon  Pick Up for Family Lunch

 

1:30 PM        Youth Program Opens/Drop off

5:00 PM        Youth Program Pick-Up

5:30 PM        Youth Program Closes

 

Sunday         

 7:45 AM       Youth Program Opens/Drop off

10:00 AM      Youth Program Pick Up for Mass

                        Youth Program Closes!