Mid-Atlantic Congress

Mid-Atlantic Congress For Pastoral Leadership  

- February 15-17, 2018


The Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) is organized around three themes, one for each of the three days, related to the New Evangelization.

The Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) is organized around three themes, one for each of the three days, with a focus on the transformative power of the encounter with Christ.


  • Thursday—Becoming Disciples
  • Friday—Being Missionaries To and From Families
  • Saturday—Going Forth to Proclaim the Good News


Each day offers you the opportunity to be inspired by prestigious General Session speakers.

  • Thursday Afternoon: Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston
  • Thursday Evening: Carolyn Woo (President, Catholic Relief Services)
  • Friday Morning: Drs. Mike and Cathy Carotta
  • Saturday Closing: Mark Hart (LifeTeen)


Working in partnership with the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management, the Congress offers parish and diocesan staff and volunteers an in-depth opportunity to address temporal challenges facing Catholic leaders in the areas of management, finances, human resources, and planning.


Enjoy interacting with more than 75 extraordinary speakers as you meet people engaged in all ministries of the Church. Share your learning experiences through new communication technologies. Visit the new resource center to learn about important products and services to support your ministries.

We hope the 2016 MAC opens the doors for your faith-filled witness and service. We are happy you are here.


(C) Diocese of Fall River, Ma