October 3 - 4, 2019

Annual Retreat & Member Delegation

El Paso, TX

An immersive experience at the U.S./Mexico border including site visits with Catholic organizations ministering to immigrants and refugees, conversations with Catholic leaders and a one-day retreat for prayer and reflection. 

Registration for this event is available for FADICA members by logging to the Member portal of the website.


February 6 - 8, 2020

FADICA's 2020 Annual Membership Meeting & Symposium

Clearwater Beach, FL

Save the dates for this annual gathering of FADICA members. 




Past Member Events


February 7 - 9, 2019

FADICA's 2019 Annual Membership Meeting & Symposium

Santa Monica/Los Angeles, CA



November 4 - 10, 2018

Fall Symposium & Member Retreat

Rome Pilgrimage

Read a summary of FADICA members' 2018 pilgrimage to Rome here.


February 8 - 10, 2018

FADICA's 2018 Annual Membership Meeting & Symposium

Clearwater Beach, FL



October 11 - 12, 2017

FADICA'S Fall Symposium & Retreat

Catholic Philanthropy and Public-Private Partnerships

Washington, D.C.


February 9 - 11, 2017

FADICA's 2017 Annual Membership Meeting & Symposium

Santa Monica, CA

FADICA Annual Meeting 2017FADICA’s Annual Membership Meeting and Symposium was an opportunity for FADICA members to gather to engage governance, financial, and programmatic priorities for the organization and in Catholic philanthropy. The symposium included dialogue and networking with fellow members, Church leaders, and key changemakers in the area of Catholic philanthropy. Each year’s symposium engages a new theme which reflects timely issues, member interests and FADICA’s strategic plan.

The energizing 2017 Meeting and Symposium exposed members to innovative and impactful ideas and models from fellow members, local and national experts, and Church leaders. The gathering featured FADICA's first-ever Social Innovation Bazaar; Next Generation Engagement; and Innovative strategies around: Media and Church Vitality, Homelessness, and Immigration and Human Trafficking. Speakers and presenters to included Archbishop José GomezRosanne Haggerty (Community Solutions), Chris Coble (Lilly Endowment), Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ (Homeboy Industries), and more! 



October 13 - 14, 2016

Mercy Delegation & Member Retreat 

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Retreat PicIn fall 2016, as the Year of Mercy drew to a close, FADICA hosted a gathering on the 40th Anniversary of its founding and the 10th Anniversary of FADICA members’ post-Katrina initiative, which supported the rebuilding of diverse ministries of Catholic sisters. The Church in New Orleans has a rich and deep history, creative social justice and ministry programs, and a legacy of Catholic education. This Mercy Delegation and Retreat gave members the opportunity to experience the continued recovery from Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf oil spill, and the resilient spirit and faith of ministries in New Orleans.



Additional Resources

Publications from previous Symposia are a valuable resource on a variety of topics related to Catholic Philanthropy and are available for purchase in the FADICA store.