Regional Meetings

 Upcoming Regional Meetings

NCPD is pleased to announce four Regional Meetings in 2017 for diocesan disability directors and their colleagues in other areas of ministry. NCPD staff and diocesan attendees will share their experience, best practices in ministry and network together to support the (Arch)dioceses and parishes in the United States who serve persons with disabilities and their families.


Great Plains

(Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas)
April 29 - May 1, 2018
We will have our first Regional Meeting of the year in Kansas City Kansas hosted by Tom Racunas, Lead Consultant of Special Needs Ministry in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.
States we are reaching out to are: Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
The meeting will be held at Savior Pastoral Center, in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas and will begin with liturgy and dinner the evening of April 29.
For more information please contact Tom Racunas at
or 913.647.3054.

Great Lakes

(Michigan, Ohio and Indiana)
July 30 - August 1, 2018
The Great Lakes Regional meeting will be held in the Diocese of Saginaw. Diocesan Directors will have their meeting on July 30-31 and will host on August 1 a conference where clergy, catechists, and other pastoral workers are invited to participate.
For more information email or call Lori A. Becker, Respect Life Coordinator
in the Diocese of Saginaw (989) 797-6652 - Phone; (989) 797-6670 - Fax;


(Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington DC, and New York)
October 3 - 4, 2018
The Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting will be held at the St. Francis Center for Renewal, 395 Bridle Path Road, Bethlehem, PA.


More information TBA.

Our thanks to many directors who have expressed an interest in hosting or attending a regional meeting. For more information, please contact Esther Garcia at or 972-835-9735.


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