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Annual Convention

Don't miss the NASPA Convention this year!

Each year, NASPA members gather at a Shrine or Pilgrimage site location to build community and discuss the successes, challenges, and ministry of being a Shrine or Pilgrimage Apostolate!

  • NASPA 2023 Annual Convention
    Tue, Sep 19
    Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan
    This year the Convention will be at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in San Juan, Texas.
  • NASPA 2022 Annual Convention
    Tue, Sep 20
    Washington Retreat House
    This year the Convention returns to Washington DC in person. This year's Theme is "What Shrines Do Best" Attendees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 per the Washington Retreat House's Covid policy.
  • NASPA 2021 Annual Convention
    Tue, Sep 28
    Catholic Shrines: Centers of Eucharistic Revival September 28-29
  • MOMENTUM '21 CMN Conference
    Tue, Jul 27
    Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
    Experience valuable "best practice" sessions in the morning, an inspiring luncheon with an international speaker, afternoon content strategically prepared for shrines, and shopping for your shrine in the expo hall till 8PM.
  • Ready to Welcome: Stewardship Strategies for Shrines
    Tue, May 04
    Join the NASPA team for a stewardship-focused webinar on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 4 PM EST to for a conversation on fundraising strategies and tactics featuring Patrick Diener, CFRE, Director of Charitable Giving for the Knights of Columbus.
  • To Serve the New Evangelization: 2020 Annual NASPA Convention
    Mon, Sep 28
    Virtual Conference
    Join other shrine members, prospective partners and directors of discipleship and evangelization from throughout the United States at our annual meeting. Online, open to all and free of charge!
  • 2019 Annual NASPA Convention
    Mon, Nov 04
    Washington, DC
    Gather in the Nation's Capital with visits including the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the Saint John Paul II National Shrine, a day trip to Baltimore, and other locations.
  • 2018 Annual NASPA Retreat
    Mon, Nov 05
    Shrine of The Most Blessed Sacrament
    Gather in Alabama with the NASPA members as we visit the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and EWTN!

Past Conventions

2017 Convention

In November 2017, we gathered in Belleville, Illinois at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine. During the week, we visited the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, and met with His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edward Braxton, Bishop of Belleville.

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