USCCB News Release
November 7, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TO: Members of the News Media
FROM: USCCB Department of Communications
DATE: November 7, 2008
The annual Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will be November 10 through 13, at:
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
700 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
General session will be held in the Harborside Ballroom on the Fourth Level.
Media Center: Dover Rooms on Third Level (Grand Ballroom Level)
Staff phone numbers: 410-895-1943; 410-895-1944
Phones available for use by press: 410-895-1952; 410-895-1953; 410-895-1954
Media Interview Desk (located outside Media Center): 410-895-1956; 410-895-1957
Other action items include votes on the revised Grail Psalter for use in the United States, the translation of the Proper of the Seasons, and the Order for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb.
Sessions open to media are Monday, November 10, 9 a.m. to mid-afternoon, and Tuesday, November 11, from 9 a.m. until mid-afternoon. The rest of the meeting will be for breakout sessions, executive sessions and prayer and reflection. There will be media conferences at 12:30 p.m. (ET), November 10 and 11, which also will be available through live streaming on the USCCB Web site.