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Registration now open! 2023 Campus Ministry Leaders Conference

Disaffiliation on Campus:  What Are We Learning?

Campus Ministry Leaders Conference Attendees

Saturday, February 4, 2023

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST)
The Capital Hilton Hotel | Washington, DC (immediately before the 2023 Annual Meeting)

Join Campus Ministry leaders as we gather to focus on our unique role for our campuses. Topically, we will focus on student disaffiliation and the impact it has on our ministries. Our discussion will be informed by current research and the unique challenge and blessings we have in serving diverse student bodies on campus through Catholic Higher Education.  We’ll dive into challenging topics that impact students’ sense of belief and belonging – reflective of the issues identified in the recent USCCB synodal synopsis. Relationally, we’ll cultivate a space to be authentic with peers who share a common mission in ministry and who navigate similar challenges and joys.

We hope to see you there. 

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Schedule At-A-Glance

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Opening Prayer

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session 1:  Disaffiliation, Belonging, and Belief

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Frank S. Donio, SAC


Father Frank S. Donio, SAC, DMin is Founding Director of the Catholic Apostolate Center and a member of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottine Fathers and Brothers). He is also Executive Director of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men of the United States (CMSM). His academic background, teaching, presenting, pastoral and administrative work are focused primarily around evangelization, spiritual formation, and pastoral practice that fosters greater co-responsibility and collaboration among all the baptized.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session 2: Special Topics

Breakout Sessions

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closing Reflection

5:00 p.m.

Opening Liturgy and Reception of the ACCU 2023 Annual Meeting*


* Please note that additional registration is required to attend the 2023 Annual Meeting.
Many thanks to our 2023 Campus Ministry Conference Planning Committee for their assistance in planning this year's conference!

Paul Covino, Director of Campus Ministry, Assumption University
Colleen Dunne, Director of Campus Ministry, Saint Martin's University
Marta Pereira Vindas, Director, Office for Spirituality, University of St. Thomas (MN), and Planning Committee Co-Chair
Crystal Sullivan, Executive Director of Campus Ministry, University of Dayton, and Planning Committee Co-Chair


Check out last year's conference highlights!

2022 Conference Details & Resources

Questions? Contact ACCU.


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Catholic college and university Campus Ministers are invited to the first quarterly Director Dialogue series of the new academic year on

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (ET)

In response to campus ministry directors' requests, ACCU and CCMA  have partnered to provide opportunities for campus ministry directors to have an informal place to gather, share ideas and promising practices, and be supported by their colleagues. 

Register Today!

Additional information and future Director Dialogues topics available!



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