WASHINGTON (May 28, 2003) -— Credential applications for media who wish to cover the 2003 spring meeting of the U.S. bishops, June 19-21, at the Hyatt Hotel at Union Station in St. Louis are now being accepted. An application and hotel reservation are attached.
The agenda will include votes on a proposed National Directory of Catechesis and a proposed National Directory on the Formation, Ministry and Life of Permanent Deacons in the United States.
The tentative schedule is as follows:
A form to seek media credentials must be submitted to the USCCB by June 1, and a form for hotel reservations should be faxed to the hotel. For further assistance, contact the Department of Communications (202/541-3200).
June 18 1-8 p.m. Credential Pickup June 19 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Credential Pickup 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Open Session 12:30 p.m. Press Conference 2:00-5:00 p.m. Executive Session June 20 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Executive Session 2:00-5:00 p.m. General Session 5:00 p.m. Press Conference June 21 9:00 a.m.-noon Executive Session