THE STORM Copyright 2020 by John August Swanson; Giclee, 19.75" x 29";
Tuesday, August 3, 2021: Familia


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12:30 p.m. Welcome and Opening Prayer led by Rev. Dr. Eddie De León, CMF

1:15 p.m. Opening Keynote: Cuentos y Recuerdos; Stories, Memories and Dichos that Teach, Heal and Sustain, Dr. Jeanette Rodríguez

2:00 p.m. Break

2:15 p.m. Gatherings by Role (Student Leaders, Faculty, Ministers, Administrators)

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Conference-wide Gathering

3:55 p.m. Closing for the Day, Announcements

4:00 p.m. Adjourn

Wednesday, August 4, 2021: Many Culturas
Morning in the City
Copyright 2012 by John August Swanson
Giclee, 30” x 31”

Central Standard Time

11:00 a.m. Special Session: Dialogue among Teams from Catholic, Hispanic-Serving Institutions

12:00 noon Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. Regionally Produced Prayer Gatherings

2:00 p.m. Campus Cuentos and Practices Sessions

  • Session A: 45 min (2:15–3:00 p.m.)
  • Session B: 45 min (3:15–4:00 p.m.)

4:00 p.m. Break

6:00 p.m. Closing the Distance Dinner based on the Portal Project

6:45 p.m. Closing Prayer

7:00 p.m. Optional Gatherings by Role for Relationship Building

Thursday, August 5, 2021: Comunión de los Santos
The Procession
Copyright 2007 by John August Swanson
Serigraph,  36” x 24”

Central Standard Time

11:00 a.m. Optional Session: The Cultural Bounds of Belonging: Evidence from Springtide Research Institute (45-minute presentation followed by Q&A)

  • Josh Packard, PhD, Executive Director, Springtide Research Institute
  • Nabil Tueme, MA, 2021–2022 Springtide Research Institute BIPOC Research Fellow

12:30 p.m. Closing Keynote: From our abuelas to us: fe y justicia in the life of John August Swanson

  • Dr. Cecilia González-Andrieu
  • John August Swanson

2:00 p.m. Break

2:15 p.m. Return to Small Groups by Role

3:15 p.m. Conference-wide Gathering: Closing Prayer led by Rev. Dr. Eddie De León, CMF

4:15 p.m. Conference Closing