By: Aly Tugaoen, Director of Forum
The pandemic may have caused us to cancel our in-person Forum and our host city of San Antonio to cancel its Fiesta, but we have decided we won’t let it cancel all the fun and faithfulness! Watch your inbox in the coming week for your invitation to our first-ever (and hopefully only-ever!) Faux Fiesta Forum – all the formation, friends, and fun you’re craving!
When is the Faux Fiesta Forum?
MCCW’s first-ever Faux Fiesta Forum will take place from Sunday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 22. Some events will be live and others will be pre-recorded. Events will be scheduled to be available to the greatest number of MCCW women around the world.
How can I get involved?
There are several ways to participate in MCCW’s Faux Fiesta Forum. Please consider…
- …joining us online from your home! Connect with us via Facebook and Zoom to hear speakers, watch pre-recorded talks, and participate in small-group discussions.
- …inviting a small group of friends over to take part in the activities. Connect live with us via Facebook and Zoom or watch at your own pace with pre-recorded videos on YouTube and our website.
- …gathering your CWOC for a Faux Fiesta Forum mini-retreat. If you live in an area where small gatherings are allowed, reserve a space at your chapel and use the live and pre-recorded materials to host a mini-retreat for your CWOC or women’s ministry.
If you can’t make it to the live events, don’t worry – most of the programming will be recorded and posted to Facebook, YouTube, and our website for you to watch when convenient.
Do I need to register?
Most of the events will not require registration, but if you want to participate in any of the live events on Zoom, you will be asked to pre-register. Registration information for those breakouts will be shared via email and on social media in the coming days.
Participation in one of our most beloved traditions, the Promised Priest Online Auction to support our seminarians, will also require registration. Details about that event will be shared by email and online shortly.
What will be included in the virtual Forum?
Our Faux Fiesta Forum will be a mix of MCCW favorites like the Promised Priest Auction, inspiring speakers, quiet prayer time, and regional gatherings adapted in fun ways for a virtual environment. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!