2019 Annual Gathering


For more than 100 years, CCUSA’s Annual Gathering has been the preeminent convening for Catholic Charities professionals, volunteers and partners to advance our work, strategize about poverty reduction and celebrate our shared identity. 

Click here to download our 2019 Schedule At a Glance 

Join us at the Albuquerque Convention Center from September 25-27 to Create Great Change Through Bold Ideas


Why Should You Attend?

Who Should Attend?



  • Learn about innovative programs
  • Diocesan Directors



  • Walk away with templates for future work
  • Executive Management



  • Acquire new skills to meet the needs of those we serve
  • Program Staff



  • Network with colleagues from across the ministry
  • Parish Social Ministers




  • Agency Board Members




  • Partner Organization Staff


New and Noteworthy

Featured Speakers - Hear from CCUSA President Sister Donna Markham OP, PhD; Mona Patel, Founder & CEO, Motivate Design; and Sister Nancy Murray OP, Adrian Dominican Sister and actor

Save Your Seat - Review the workshop and Friday Institute agenda to select your session

Get Involved in a Community of Practice - Attend a National Impact Community of Practice meeting to contribute to the ongoing implementation of the strategic priorities driving the next three years of the Catholic Charities ministry

Arrive Early - Join us the afternoon of Tuesday, September 24th to participate in the First-Timers Orientation; Section steering committee and Communities of Practice organizing meetings; and the Welcome Reception

Earn Credits - Attendees will have more opportunities than ever to earn Continuing Education Credits (CEC) for social work and professional counseling

Experience Albuquerque - Register for the Local Host Reception at a the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center an exceptional Albuquerque venue
 Additional Opportunities - Go to Optional Activities page for details on Catholic Charities’ Companions on the Journey Dignity Bag Project or Kiva tour on Friday, September 27


The Annual Gathering would not be possible without the support of our sponsors.
All inquiries about sponsorship should be directed to Inga Jelescheff 


sponsor Diversified Foods     sponsor HD Supply        sponsor Clinic      sponsor USCCB 

      sponsor O'Grady Health Trust      sponsor Arent Fox     sponsor CCC     sponsor MRS


sponsor Catalyst Kitchens     Sponsor Social Solutions        Sponsor Sterling Volunteers      Sponsor Home Depot   

Sponsor Fast Visa       Sponsor mylogoonit        Sponsor Census2020       Sponsor COA 

Sponsor UST        Sponsor Tiercel        sponsor Provisio Partners      Sponsor Blackbaud 
  Sponsor Unit4-2

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