More than 1,400 Catholics of the Diocese of Fresno, which includes Madera, will gather with their bishop at the Visalia Convention Center Oct. 13 and 14 for the 24th Annual Diocesan Congress and Youth Day.
The 114,000-square-feet convention center is at 303 E. Acequia Ave. in Visalia.
The weekend will feature 60 speakers and workshops in six different languages. There will be a special focus on the Second Vatican Council and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Saturday will be a bilingual Young Adult Night (English and Spanish), and Sunday will be High School Youth Day.
The theme of the Congress will be “Already But Not Yet!” ...