Great presentations, plus time for fun!

Fri. July 6

 7:00    Registration opens
 7:30    Mass - Bishop Michael Sheridan
  8:00    Breakfast
  9:15    Welcome Address
  9:30    Main Talk - Janet Smith
10:30    Main Talk - Christopher West
11:30    Workshop A (six choices)
12:30    Box Lunch pick-up
 1:00    Family Fun Day (no dinner provided)
 7:00    Family Concert - Chris Muglia

Sat. July 7

 7:30     Mass, Bishop Roger J. Foys, DD
 8:00     Breakfast
  9:00     Main Talk - Damon Owens
10:00   Main Talk - Christopher West
11:00   Workshop B (six choices)
12:00   Lunch
 1:15   Living Rosary
 2:00   Workshop C (five choices)
 3:00   Main Talk - Father Nathan Cromley
 4:15   Closing Mass - Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr
 5:30   Dinner
 7:00   Family Talent Show


Because we are celebrating family life at this event, we want you to have the opportunity to make great family memories in Cincinnati! Family Fun Day is Friday afternoon from 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Boxed lunches will be available for pick-up and then you are free to explore Cincinnati on your own or with other families you have connected with. Here are a variety of great family-friendly activities:

Coney Island

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH 
(513) 232 - 8230
Hours:  10 AM - 9 PM
Cost:  $7.50 to $17.95 per person

There is something for everyone at Coney Island, starting with the world’s largest recirculating pool, rides that range from kiddie excitement to daring thrills, and attractions that will bring the whole family together. Coney Island is usually a full day of fun but remember you will only have the afternoon if you choose this event.

Cincinnati Zoo

Cincinnati Zoo
3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220
(513) 281-4700
Hours: 10 AM - 6 PM
Discount price: $10 discount tickets at

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is the second-oldest zoo in the U.S. and it is consistently ranked one of the top zoos in the country. Come see Fiona, the zoo’s famous baby hippo!

Cincinnati Art Museum

Cincinnati Art Museum

953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-ARTS (2787)
Hours: 11 AM – 5 PM

Located in scenic Eden Park, the museum has a diverse, encyclopedic art collection of more than 67,000 works spanning 6,000 years.

Eden Park

Eden Park
950 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 357-2604
Hours: 6 AM – 10 PM 

Eden Park is one of the most popular of the Cincinnati Parks. Landmarks within the park include Hinkle Magnolia Garden, which features a picturesque gazebo, memorial tree groves and paths, Mirror Lake and the Bettman Fountain.

Children's Museum


Children’s Museum Center
1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203
(513) 287-7000
(800) 733-2077

Looking for an adventure while learning through play? Discover hands-on fun for children of all ages in eight educational and themed play areas, including two specifically designed for preschool-aged and younger. Kids are encouraged to climb, crawl, explore and learn about themselves and the world around them. Go on a wilderness adventure through The Woods, be a part of a complex machine in the Energy Zone and explore the neighborhood in Kids’ Town. Dive into arts, culture, reading, science and more with over 1,800 hours of programming each year. At the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, consistently ranked in the top 10 children’s museums in the U.S., fun and learning go hand in hand.


Newport KY Aquarium

Newport, KY Aquarium
1 Dave Cowens Drive, Newport, KY 41071
Hours: 10 AM - 6 PM
Discount tickets can be purchased 48 hours previous to arrival. Normal pricing is adults $18.99, children $12.99

The Newport Aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. Lots to see and do, including fun and interactive activities, like touching a shark or meeting a penguin.

Splash Cincinnati

Splash Cincinnati Indoor Water Park
11320 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH 45246
(513) 841-1515
Hours: Fri. 4 PM - 9 PM
(special hours for CCL event during the afternoon)
Cost: Discounted to $7.50 per person, must show proof from convention

Located across the street from the convention, Splash Cincinnati is a 50,000 sq. ft. indoor water park, complete with palm trees, splashes of bright colors, and a year-round 84 degree temperature. Make the most of your indoor water adventure with four story water slides, family friendly restaurants, and a video gaming arcade. A great indoor activity for families with young children, and fun for kids of all ages.


The Cincinnati area has many beautiful and historical churches that you can explore on your own.
Here are some suggestions (click on name to see address!):


1101 Madison Ave.
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 431-2060

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

325 W 8th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-5354

St. Peter in Chains

123 E 13th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-2988

Old St. Mary’s Church

607 Sycamore Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-4045

St. Francis Xavier Church

29 E 8th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

St. Louis Church

30 Guido Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-6544

Holy Cross Immaculata