Pre/Post Events 2022

PRE/POST EVENT DATES: Wednesday – Friday, September 14th-16th

Sunday afternoon/evening – Monday, September 18th-19th

More Fun and Fellowship

Join fellow attendees for fun, fellowship and sight-seeing in the DC Metro area before and after the conference! (Over 50% of attendees participate in the Pre/Post events!)

(Please note, conference registration is required for participation in the Pre/Post Events.)


Schedule of Events

(Dates and Times subject to change. Click on each day for detailed descriptions and registration.)

Wednesday, September 14th

  • Catholic History Pilgrimage – Day 1Southern MD: Catholic Establishment in the Colonies: The Ark and the Dove (8 am – 9:30 pm)
  • Latin dance night! – (7:30 pm – ?…)

Thursday, September 15th

  • Catholic History Pilgrimage – Day 2 Annapolis: Catholicism in Early America (The Carrolls) – (8 am – 5:30 pm)
  • Hike at Mary’s Rock – (8 am – 5 pm)
  • Pilgrimage in DC, with dinner and Lincoln Memorial at sunset (Basilica of Immaculate Conception, JPII Shrine, Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land and Memorials) – (8 am – 10:30 pm)
  • Informal social at Westfields Lounge – (7 pm – 9 pm)
  • “Behold I Make All Things New” – Evening Healing Retreat – (4:30 pm – 10 pm)

Friday, September 16th

  • Catholic History Pilgrimage – Day 3 – Mt Vernon/Alexandria (8 am – 4 pm)
  • Mini-Pilgrimage to Historic Emmitsburg, MD (Visit the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton and Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes) – (9 am – 5:30 pm)
  • Great Falls Hike (8:30 am – 3:30 pm)
  • Wine Tasting at Bull Run Winery (11:30 am – 3:30 pm)

Sunday, September 18th

  • Visit to the Air & Space Museum (2:30 pm – 6/8:00 pm)
  • Afternoon of Lawn Games in Washington, DC – (2:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
  • Post-conference BBQ at Bea’s (5 pm – 11 pm)

Monday, September 19th

  • Day of Sightseeing, Museums (Ford’s Theater) and Memorials – Washington, DC (8:30 am – ?) Ford’s Theater tickets are reserved. Museum of the Bible and their current Transformation of the Basilica of St. Peter’s is an option afterward, along with many other museums!

Besides relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Westfields Marriott grounds

Come early or stay late for some fun local activities

Click on the individual days above for more information and to register!

Confirmed: Special Catholic History Pilgrimage hosted by Tom and Noelle Crowe with the American Catholic History podcast.

Dates: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 14-16, 2022.

Discover so much you never knew about the growth of Catholicism in the United States! (Book for just one or two days, or for all three!)

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