CADEIO Meeting Agenda and Details for the 2017 National Workshop on Christian Unity

Greetings CADEIO members,

Hopefully by now you have received information regarding the National Workshop for Christian Unity (NWCU) which will be held May 1-May 4, 2017, at the Hilton Minneapolis Downtown, Minneapolis, MN. Please click here for the CADEIO Opening Day, General Assembly, & Closing Day schedules to assist you in making your flight arrangements.


Monday, May 1, 2017:

3:00 p.m. – Opening Session for all CADEIO Members

Thursday, May 4, 2017:

12:00 p.m. – Close of Workshop


Monday, May 1, 2017:  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Board Meeting

Thursday, May 4, 2017:  1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Board Meeting

  • Board of Directors consists of Regional Representatives and Executive Committee, with voice and vote; 
  • standing committee chairs, ad hoc committee chairs, liaisons, and past presidents may attend, with voice and no vote.

Important Reminders and Requests for ALL CADEIO Members:

March 24, 2017:  Deadline to submit nominees for the Fitzgerald Award to Fr. Bob Flannery @ (Details sent 3/16/17 in separate email)

April 3, 2017:  Deadline to submit Agenda Items for the May 3rd General Assembly meeting.  If you have an agenda item you would like to add, please send to

April 3, 2017:  Deadline to submit Reports from Regional Representatives, Standing Committee Chairs, Ad Hoc Chairs, and Liaisons to

July 1-4, 2017 Bishops’ Convocation in Florida:  CADEIO has been granted six (6) slots at the Bishops’ Convocation.  If you will not be attending with your arch/diocese and have interest in going, please email me immediately as the registration fee increases after April 1.  For more information on the Convocation go to:

For your reference, below you will find the list of Regional Representatives and Executive Committee:

Region 1:          Rev. Tom Ryan, CSP*

Region 2:          Rev. Wil Tyrrell, SA

Region 3:          Rev. Paul Fisher

Region 4:          Rev. Jim Gardiner, SA

Region 5:          Msgr. Richard Greene

Region 6:          Rev. Jeff Day

Region 7:          Rev. Rick Ginther

Region 8:          Rev. Erich Rutten*

Region 9:          Rev. Joseph Arsenault, SSA

Region 10:         Rev. Robert Williams

Region 11:         Rev. José Rubio

Region 12:         VACANT

Region 13:         Msgr. Bennett J. Voorhies

Region 14:         Rev. Michael Kavanaugh*

Region 15:         Rev. Sam Najjar

*Acting Regional Representatives until official vote or election of new RR.

Executive Committee:

Mrs. Jan Skrehot, President

Rev. Joseph Wallace, Vice-President

Rev. Phil Latronico, Secretary

Mr. Rick Caporali, Treasurer

Should you have any questions, I may be reached via email or phone.

I look forward to seeing you at the NWCU!

In gratitude,


Jan Skrehot, MDiv

President, CADEIO

Vice-Chair, Ecumenical & Interreligious Affairs Commission, Archdiocese Galveston-Houston