The Dioceses of Monterey and San Jose are happy to host together to sponsor the 2019 CaCMC.  The host dioceses invited dioceses and diocesan offices in California to collaborate in making this Conference the best yet!  We are grateful to the following (Arch) diocesan offices: 

Archdiocese of San Francisco 
Office of Faith Formation
Office of Worship


Diocese of Oakland
School of Applied Theology

Diocese of Stockton 
Office of Religious Education

Core Team

Sr. Celeste Arbuckle, SSS – Director of the Office of Faith Formation – Archdiocese of San Francisco

Fr. Gerardo Menchaca – Vicar for Evangelization – Diocese of San Jose

Socorro Lagarda-Quiroz – Director of the Hispanic Ministry Department & Migrant Ministry – Diocese of Monterey

Tish Scargill – Director of Catechetical Ministries – Diocese of Monterey

Liz Sullivan – Director of Communications – Diocese of San Jose

Robert Rodrigues – Director of Faith Formation – Diocese of San Jose

Chris Wemp – Director of Liturgy – Diocese of San Jose

Lupita Vital – Director of Hispanic Apostolate – Diocese of San Jose

Executive Coordinator – Adriana Valenzuela – Diocese of San Jose

We are grateful to the following for their partnership and support to this Conference.


Ave Maria Press: Andres Arango, Jared Dees & Timothy O’Malley

Cards by Anne: Anne Kernion

Cornerstone Media: Anna Scally

Diocese of Monterey: Jordan Lewis & Ernesto Vega

Diocese of San Jose: Lupita Vital

Encountering Christ in Harmony – Asian and Pacific Island (API) Track: Fr. Ricky Manalo, Corinne Monogue & Bishop Solis

Kerygama: Lori Harris

Landings International: Fr. Thomas Kane, CSP & Brian Robert Taberski, Ed.D.

Liguori Publications: Mary Wuertz von Holt

Liturgy Training Publications: Michael Ruzicki & Donna Steffen

Loyola Press: Ana Barraza, Kathyrn Bojczyk, Ph.D. & Jayne Mondoy

Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers: Carolyn Trumble

NET Ministries: Christina Serma

Notre Dame Creations: Sr. Rose Marie Tulacz, SND

OCP: Jaime Cortez, Bob Hurd & Janèt Sullivan Whitaker

Our Sunday Visitor: Rosa Mosich & Hosffman Ospino

Paulist Evangelization: Fr. Kenneth Boyack, CSP

Pflaum Publishing: Terry Cotting-Mogan & Josie Longoria

RCL Benziger: Nancy Bird & Juan Carlos Moreno

Saint Mary’s Press: Bob McCarty, Maureen Provencher & John Vitek

Sunday To Sunday: Fr. Mike Russo

The Pastoral Center: Paul Canavese

William H. Sadlier, Inc.: Skip Bacon, John Collins & Maria G. Covarrubias