The 2019 GIVEN Forum took place June 12th through 16th at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

The days of the 2019 GIVEN Forum will be structured around the three themes of:

  1. Receive the gift you are
  2. Realize the gifts you’ve been given
  3. Respond with the gift only you can give

Wednesday, June 12th

  • Registration
  • Opening Mass – 3:30pm
  • Welcome – Sr. Bethany Madonna, SV
  • Mentoring Groups
  • Dinner
  • Keynote: Casting the Vision – Sr. Mary Gabriel, SV

Thursday, June 13th: “Receive the gift you are”

  • Keynote: Receiving the Gift of Femininity – Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT
  • Prayer Workshop: Discerning God’s Voice – Thérèse Bermpohl
  • Introductory Remarks: The Importance of Women in LeadershipKerry Alys Robinson
  • Panel Discussion: Integral Ecology: Caring for Life
  • Lunch, Exhibitor Hall
  • Mass
  • Leadership Training: The Temperament God Gave YouArt and Laraine Bennett
  • Mentoring Groups
  • Dinner
  • Healing Eucharistic Holy Hour
  • Evening of Entertainment

Friday, June 14th: “Realize the gifts you’ve been given”

Saturday, June 15th: “Respond with the gift that only you can give”

Sunday, June 16th

  • Closing Breakfast and Keynote: Responding to the InvitationHelen Alvaré
  • Action Plan Session
  • Closing Mass – 10:00am