National Workshop on Christian Unity

The 2018 National Workshop on Christian Unity will be held April 16-19 at the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel in Silver Spring, Maryland. Registration is now open! Please note that registration includes two separate transactions: Combined NWCU / CADEIO  registration and Hotel Reservations.

1. Register for the both Programs at

Registration and payment for both the NWCU overall program and CADEIO is made to the Registrar for the National Workshop (  Each of the ecclesial networks (like CADEIO) has a concurrent program of meetings and seminars which are incorporated into the overall Workshop schedule.

NWCU 2018–CADEIO Member Meetings scheduled for Monday & Thursday:

CADEIO members:  When making travel and hotel arrangements please note the CADEIO Monday and Thursday schedules:

Mon, April 16, 2018

8:30am – 2:00pm – CADEIO Board of Directors Meeting (All Regional Reps, Liaisons, Committee Chairs, Coordinators, Past Presidents and Executive Committee)

12:05pm – Mass at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church – (All CADEIO members invited)

2:30pm – 3:30pm – CADEIO Opening Session and Regional Meeting (All CADEIO members)

3:30pm – 4:30pm – CADEIO General Assembly (All CADEIO members – moved from Wednesday afternoon)

 Thurs, April 19, 2018

1:00pm – 2:30pm – CADEIO Board of Directors Meeting (All Regional Reps, Liaisons, Committee Chairs, Coordinators, Past Presidents and Executive Committee)

For an updated listing of Diocesan Ecumenical/Interreligious Officers and Regional Reps please visit and click on the “Member Directory” to the top right of the page.

2. Contact the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel to make your hotel reservations.

3. Update your contact information and pay your annual dues for CADEIO.

Please review the latest membership directory and send any updates to Rick Caporali. The membership dues in CADEIO are set each year by the General Assembly. The current annual dues for Full Members is $200 annually. Payment of diocesan dues is a requirement for membership and voting. Please note that registration fees for the NWCU Workshop and CADEIO Seminars are not included as part of dues payment. Associate Membership (to be included in all CADEIO communication) is $10. Mr. Rick Caporali, Treasurer, is sending invoices in a separate mailing. FULL MEMBERSHIP in CADEIO is open to ecumenical officers of the arch/dioceses in union with Rome, and required for voting in the Association. The following persons also qualify:

  • The chairperson or a member of the diocesan ecumenical commission assigned to represent it;
  • One who effectively exercises the role of a diocesan ecumenical officer without an appointment;
  • A representative of a religious community that has a special apostolate in ecumenism.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP in CADEIO is open to any person interested in ecumenism, by payment of the yearly associate membership fee of $10. The Associate Member is entitled to receive the CADEIO Newsletter and general announcements via email. The Associate member is entitled to attend the Assembly with voice but no vote.

4. Learn more about our CADEIO Institutes for Continuing Formation.