2017 Catholic Charities USA Annual Gathering @ Marriott Marquis Houston
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day

For more than 100 years, CCUSA’s Annual Gathering has been the pre-eminent convening for Catholic Charities professionals, volunteers and partners to advance our work, strategize about poverty reduction and celebrate our shared identity. Attendees come away with innovative program ideas, templates for future work and skills to meet the needs of those we serve.

This year’s event will be hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston at the Marriott Marquis Houston.

2017 Schedule at a glance [PDF]

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Beacon of Hope Reception – Galveston @ TBD
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Save the date for the annual Beacon of Hope Annual Appreciation Reception on Thurs., Oct 19 in Galveston.

Join us in celebrating the many ways you help Catholic Charities programs and services in Galveston and the presentation of the Beacon of Hope award.

Location TBD.

A Cardinal’s Christmas @ River Oaks Country Club
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Saturday, December 16, 2017
River Oaks Country Club
1600 River Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77019
Noon – 2:00 p.m.


Please join us for an afternoon of fun at the ninth annual, A Cardinal’s Christmas with His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo.

A Cardinal’s Christmas offers families a unique opportunity to strengthen their faith during the Christmas season while also helping children and families who are in need. All children will enjoy festive entertainment and a special story shared by His Eminence about the true meaning of Christmas. In addition, each child will receive a Christmas activity bag and enjoy a delicious child-friendly meal.

Table Underwriters at the $5,000 level or above will be invited to an exclusive underwriter-only reception where they will take a keepsake family photo with His Eminence and indulge in Paulie’s famous cookies.

While December is still months away, it’s not too early to make a gift that will impact the lives of children and families in our community. Please reserve your space today for this unique Christmas event!