Religious Education Congress Themes & Logos

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Date Theme
(link to theme reflections)
February 26-28, 2016 Boundless Mercy Misericordia Inagotable
Youth Day

February 25, 2016


March 13-15, 2015 See Ver
Youth Day

March 12, 2015

Talk Jesus with Me!  

March 14-16, 2014 Hope: A World Afire Esperanza que Enciende al Mundo
Youth Day

March 13, 2014

Never Alone, Forever Accepted!  

February 22-24, 2013 Enter the Mystery Entra al Misterio
Youth Day

February 21, 2013


Keep Calm – God's Got This  

March 23-25, 2012 Voice Infusing Life Voz que Infunde Vida
Youth Day

March 22, 2012

Called Out:
Challenge Accepted

March 18-20, 2011 Hold Firm...Trust! Mantente Firme ... ¡Confía!
Youth Day

March 17, 2011

Godbook: Everyone Invited  

March 19-21, 2010 Incredible Abundance Increíble Abundancia
Youth Day

March 18, 2010

I'm Just Sayin'...  

February 27 - March 1, 2009

Amor Revelador ...
Encendiendo nuestro ¡Sí!

Youth Day

February 26, 2009

Step Up and Live!  

February 29- March 2, 2008 Lift Your Gaze ...
See Anew!

(song info)
¡Alza tu Mirada ...
Vuelve a Mirar!
Youth Day

February 28, 2008

About Face  

March 2-4, 2007 Stand in the Light
(song info)
Permanecer en la luz
Youth Day

March 1, 2007

LOL: Live Out Love  

March 31- April 2, 2006 Step into Freedom
(song info)
Youth Day

March 30, 2006

Stand Up, Never Forget  

2005 logo

February 18-20, 2005font> Awake to Grace Despierten a la Gracia
Youth Day

February 17, 2005

Ask, Seek, Knock  

2004 logo

20-22, 2004
Steeped in Mercy,
Balm for the World

(song info)
Inmersos en Misericordia, Bálsamo para el Mundo

Youth Day

19, 2004

You Think You Know,
But You Have No Idea!
  2004 is the first year Youth Day adopts its own theme.

2003 logo

February 27-March 2, 2003

Bearer of Hope,
Restoring Spirit
(song info)

Portador de Esperanza, Restaurando el Espíritu

2002 logo

14-17, 2002

Gift Overflowing, A World Transformed
(song info)

Don Derramado, Mundo Transformado

2001 logo

15-18, 2001
Clothed in Love,
Summoned Beyond

(song info)
Vestidos en Amor,
Llamados al más allá

April 6-9, 2000 Embrace Hope:
Shout Jubilee!

(song info)
Despierta la Esperanza: Grita Jubileo

February 11-14, 1999 Lead with Eyes of Wisdom Dirige con Ojos de Sabiduría

February 19-22, 1998 Imaging Love:
Empowering Lives

(song info)
Reflejando Amor:
Dando Poder
  1998 is the first year two Sunday keynotes replace the ninth period.

February 13-16, 1997 Embrace and Echo the Word
(song info)
Abraza y Haz Eco la Palabra

March 21-24, 1996 God's Liberating Power Poder Liberador de Dios

February 16-19, 1995 Passion for Justice
(song info)
Pasión por la Justicia

February 17-20, 1994 Live the Promise
(song info)
Vive la Promesa

February 18-21, 1993 Compassion Poured Out
(song info)
Compasión Derramada

March 19-22, 1992 On Holy Ground
(song info)
En Tierra Santa

February 14-17, 1991 Waters of the Earth Aguas de la Tierra

Jan. 25-28, 1990 Voices that Challenge Voces que Desafían

April 20-23, 1989 Proclaim God's Glory Proclama la Gloria de Dios

March 10-13, 1988 We are God's Work of Art Somos Obra de Arte de Dios

March 12-15, 1987 Sent to be a Blessing Enviados a ser una Benedición

February 13-16, 1986 The Word is in Your Heart La Palabra está en su Corazón

Jan. 24-27, 1985 Journey Together in Faith Caminar Juntos en Fe

March 22-25, 1984 The Lord is With Us El Señor está con Nosotros

March 17-20, 1983 Making all Things New in Christ Haciendo Todas las Cosas Nuevas en Cristo

February 11-14, 1982 Growing in Age, Wisdom, Favor Creciendo Edad, Sabiuría, Favor

February 12-15, 1981 Many Gifts -- One Lord Diversos Dones pero un solo Señor

March 6-9, 1980 Family Together in His Love Familia Unida por su Amor

February 1-4, 1979 He Calls Us Each By Name  ¡Nos Llama por Nuestro Nombre!
  1979 is the first year the theme is both in English and Spanish.

February 2-5, 1978 Doing the Truth in Love  

February 10-13, 1977 Come Follow Me


February 12-15, 1976 Free to Live


February 27-March 2, 1975 Praise, Pilgrim & Rejoice


February 7-10, 1974 Jesus, Others, You


March 1-4, 1973 Who Do You Say I Am?


  In 1973 the "CCD Congress" is renamed the "Religious Education Congress."

  February 18-20, 1972 CCD Congress Jubilee  

March 26-28, 1971 "You Shall be my Witnesses to the ends of the Earth"
-- Acts 1:8
  In 1971 the first Youth Rally was held, which set the pattern for Youth Day.

February 20-22 1970 CCD Congress

That All May Be One
  In 1970 the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Congress relocates to the Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center.

February 21-23, 1969
CCD Congress  

February 2- 4, 1968 Confraternity Congress  

January 13-15, 1967 Southern California Confraternity Congress  
  In 1967, the first "Southern California Confraternity Congress" was held
at the LAX-area International Hotel.

  1958-1966 Held at Loyola University or Immaculate Heart College

  1957 Held at Bishop Conaty Catholic Girls High School.

  1956 First CCD institute held at Mount Carmel High School on Hoover Street in Los Angeles.

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Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Congress.

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