Over the past two years, I have had the wonderful opportunity to attend over 50 professional development conferences across the world, mostly religious in nature, including NCCYM, NCEA, NCCL, NALM, NYWC, NCYM, CSMG, YPS, IASYM, REA, USCCB Convocation, etc. It has been a delight to attend local, regional, national, and international conferences–I always enjoy learning new things.
From November 29 through December 1, 2018, I attended the Santa Clara Faith Formation Conference (SCFFC). While I have attended the conference in the past, I was very impressed at the quality of this year’s conference. Between the comprehensive pre-conference options to the thought-provoking keynote addresses to the inspiring worship experiences and the variety of session options, the conference was top notch–in many ways the SCFFC has become a high quality, nationally-recognized experience that is not to be missed. Kuddos to the Diocesan leadership team that made the conference a reality, especially Father John Hurley, Steve Do, and Liz Sullivan, along with leaders from other Dioceses. I very much look forward to seeing how the conference will continue to grow and become even more inspiring in coming years.
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