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Catholic Women's Conference 2019


Registration is now closed!

Catholic women from Maine and beyond are invited to join together for the

8th annual Maine Catholic Women's Conference

Saturday, April 6, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland  

The conference will feature Mass with Bishop Deeley, dynamic presentations, Eucharistic Adoration, and an expo hall. Gather with other women of faith to celebrate being Catholic and to be renewed in hope and trust that God will provide! Teenage daughters and nieces are encouraged to attend!

Schedule for the Day

8:00 am       Doors open, visit Exhibit Hall – Casco Bay Room no food available before Mass

9:00 am      Mass with Bishop Deeley – Grand Ballroom

10:00 am     Snack and Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall – Casco Bay Room

Adoration Chapel available throughout the day outside the Grand Ballroom

10:30 am     Presentations by Kitty Cleveland & Suzanne Lafreniere – Grand Ballroom

12:30 pm     Lunch & Exhibits

 1:30 pm     Presentation by Kitty – Grand Ballroom

 2:30 pm     Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall – Casco Bay Room

 3:00 pm     Eucharistic Holy Hour – Grand Ballroom

 4:00 pm     Dismissal

Keynote Speaker

This year's inspirational keynote speaker is singer, songwriter, and storyteller Kitty Cleveland. As a lay Catholic evangelist, Kitty encourages all the baptized to join in the Church's mission to bring the Good News to the ends of the earth, starting in our own hearts, homes, and parishes. 

Featured Presentation

The conference will also feature a talk by Suzanne Lafreniere, Director of Public Policy for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland. She will give a legislative update and helps us reflect on how we can promote the sacredness of all life.

Cost   Registration closed April 1.

Registration = $65
Student = $40

The cost of the conference is $65 with a special student rate of $40. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included.

Hotel Accommodations

Call the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks at  207-871-8000 and mention the Maine Catholic Women's Conference when booking. NOTE: the special group rate of $101 per night was only available for bookings made by March 15, 2019.

Connect with Us

For more information about the conference:  207-321-7898.  Follow us on Twitter @mainecwc

Interested in being a vendor or exhibitor for the Conference? The 2019 Exhibit Hall is full so we are no longer accepting applications.



Sponsored by


Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland
Office of Lifelong Faith Formation