Please Note: This page is for a past Convention.
The most recent Convention page can be found at .
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Attention Sunday Commuters

Sunday, Sept. 1 2013 is the
Disney Half Marathon
and there are many road closures.
To avoid significant delays, use the directions below and give yourself
plenty of extra time
so you don't miss your workshops.

Directions from the 5 Freeway:

  • Exit Chapman Ave.
  • Go West to West St.
  • Turn Right onto West. St.
  • Turn Right into ACC Parking Lot
Sunday Marathon Directions

The 42nd Annual SCRC Catholic Renewal Convention
"Take Courage, Have Faith"
Friday, August 30th - Sunday, September 1st, 2013

The convention is held every labor day weekend at the
Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue,
Anaheim, CA 92802

For a description of the SCRC Convention and answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Click Here.

You can download the Convention materials by visiting This Page, or have materials mailed to you by requesting them here.

Convention Logo: "Walking on Water" by artist Mick McGinty

Helpful Hints

  • Open your Convention tickets promptly to verify information.
  • Check this website for the latest Convention updates
  • Bring a sweater or jacket since the air conditioning is usually on.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • ATM’s are available inside and outside the Convention Center and in the Hilton Hotel lobby.


Address: Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802.

Directions to and around the Convention Center can be found here.

A map of inside the Convention Center can be downloaded by clicking here.


See the Registration Info Page.

Online Registration is strongly recommended. Online registrants will receive the free downloadable recording, "Living Each Day By the Power of Faith" by Barbara Shlemon Ryan.

Liturgy of the Hours:
Daily, 8:30 am in Chapel, Room AR1 (off Arena Lobby)

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament:
Daily in Chapel, Room AR1 (off Arena Lobby)

Daily at start of Lunch: Room 201on Friday and Saturday, Room 204 on Sunday

Due to the shortage of priests, it is highly recommended that you go to Confession before arriving at the Convention.  The only times allotted for Confession:

  • Friday August 30: 12:00pm-1:00pm in Hall A
  • Saturday August 31 12:00 pm-2:00 pm in Hall A.

Anaheim Convention Center Exhibit Hall A
Enjoy the opportunity to shop for a wide variety of Catholic books, teaching media, music, gifts, artwork, jewelry, t-shirts, etc. Bring your Christmas list!

Food concessions are available throughout the weekend both in the Exhibit Hall and in the immediate vicinity.

-All talks are being professionally recorded for purchase in Hall A.
-Your cooperation in helping to maintain a quiet atmosphere during the talks is appreciated.
-Kindly silence your cell phones during sessions.
-If your child becomes noisy or is crying during a talk, please take them out for a breath of fresh air.
-DVD’s of Arena talks will be available on-site at the SCRC Bookstore in Exhibit Hall A.

Convention Center Parking
-$12 each time you enter.
-No Weekend Passes
-Carpooling is advised.
-All Hotels listed on the Hotels page, are within walking distance.

Special Needs
-Wheelchairs are not available at the Convention Center. Please make your arrangements prior to the weekend.
-TDD Phones on the 1st and 2nd floors.
-Please notify SCRC of your special need when registering online or on your registration form in the appropriate spot so we can accommodate you.

Message Center
Located in the Arena Lobby
(714) 765-8883 and (714) 765-8884
Phones open and messages taken:

Friday & Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Hotel Reservations