December 2018 Events

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December 6 – December 8, 2018

Tampa Convention Center
333 S Franklin St
Tampa, FL 33602

RCL Benziger Sponsored Speakers:

  • Dr. Timothy Hogan


January 2019 Events

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January 10 — 12, 2019

Theme: GO FORTH: That All May Be One

“I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one. As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.” (Jn 17:20-21)

Pontchartrain Center
4545 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70065
(504) 861-6255


Sponsored Speakers:

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  • Friday, January 11, 2019, 2:30-3:30pm, 204
    Knowing Is Half the Battle: Recognizing Possible Student Delays
  • Friday, January 11, 2019, 4:00-5:00pm, 308
    All Are Welcome: Affirming Dignity of Individuals with Disabilities



Dr. Johan van Parys

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    On Becoming the One Body of Christ
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019, 1:30pm-2:30pm, 504
    Beauty that Unites


Staff Attendees:

  • Tom Macowski

February 2019 Events

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February 14 — 16, 2019

Hilton Baltimore
401 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21201
(443) 573-8700


Sponsored Speakers:

Dr. Raul Escarpio

Dr. Laurie Prysbyz

Sr. Donna Ciangio


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Inclusion in Action Conference in Catholic Schools
A conference presented by the FIRE Foundation

February 18 — 20, 2019

Courtyard Kansas City at Briarcliff
4000 North Mulberry Drive
Kansas City, MO 64116
(816) 841-3300


Sponsored Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Raul Escarpio

Press Release

RCL Benziger Announces Exclusive United States Sales and Distribution Agreement with Veritas for Credo

Cincinnati, OH—Effective April 24, 2018, RCL Benziger, a Kendall Hunt company, announced today that it has established a strategic partnership with Veritas of Ireland to become the exclusive United States distributor of the Catholic high school series, Credo. Under the terms of this agreement, RCL Benziger will hold the exclusive rights to market, sell, and distribute the acclaimed series throughout the United States.  

The Credo series is a comprehensive presentation of the Catholic faith for high school students. In the series, students are called upon to live as people of faith through prayer, reflection, and meditation. The spiral format includes a strong social justice theme that moves “from life to faith to life,” moving them from information to formation to transformation. The Credo series also speaks to the multicultural nature of the high school population and contains both print and digital components.

Catholic Publisher, RCL Benziger, is well known for its religious education programs for Catholic schools and parishes, making the company an ideal distribution partner with Veritas and the Credo series. The partnership will enable both organizations to meet the growing customer demand for more comprehensive solutions for Catholic high schools.

“We are excited to partner with RCL Benziger to expand our reach in the United States market,” said Aidan Chester CEO, Veritas. “The series is already being used in schools across the country but this agreement will give Credo the on the ground presence needed to significantly increase the number of schools using the series. By joining forces with one of the most respected U.S. Catholic publishing houses, we are confident that many more schools across the U.S. will get to see the Credo series including the innovative interactive website that accompanies the series with additional resources for teachers, students, and their families.” 

“With the addition of Credo to our current product line, we can provide even more catechetical resources for Catholics of all ages from early childhood through adulthood,” said Charley Cook, Vice President of RCL Benziger and Kendall Hunt Publishing. “Like RCL Benziger, Veritas is known for excellence in publishing and strictly following the catechetical guidelines of the Catholic Church, making them an ideal distribution partner. We are proud to add Credo to the many great resources we currently offer to the Catholic schools we serve, and are confident that we can expand distribution of this valuable resource.”  

RCL Benziger is one of the oldest publishers of Catholic educational materials and faith formation resources in the United States. Known for its digital product offerings and bilingual resources, RCL Benziger is a major provider of religious education programs for Catholic schools and parishes. The RCL Benziger family of products supports catechists, educators, students, families, and individuals. In 2016, Dubuque, Iowa-based Kendall Hunt Publishing Company acquired RCL Benziger, joining two leaders in the K-12 publishing industry. Family owned and operated, Kendall Hunt was previously part of William C. Brown that published religious education materials for the Catholic faith, starting with The Archdiocese of Chicago in the early 1970s, before expanding throughout the United States in the 1980s under the name Brown ROA. Visit to learn more. 

Veritas is Ireland’s leading religious publisher and retailer. They publish more than 40 books each year in the areas of theology, scripture, prayer, spirituality, parenting, counselling, children’s issues, social commentary, and liturgical resource. They also publish religious education texts for primary and post-primary schools, which are used throughout Ireland, as well as the widely acclaimed Credo series in the U.S. In addition to a strong publishing profile, they are also Ireland’s foremost religious retailer, with stores nationwide in Dublin, Cork, Derry, Ennis, Letterkenny, Monaghan, Naas, Newry, and Sligo. For more information visit