Catholic Women's Conference

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Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center





Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
200 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205



The Conference will take place in Ballroom A and surrounding rooms. Enter from Market Street; signs and ushers near the entrance doors will direct you.


Click here to open a printable map of the Convention Center. For a close-up view, click here to see the zoomed-in entrance map.


Directions and Parking

Several area parking garages are convenient to the Convention Center with rates ranging from $8 and up. Click here to open parking suggestions & driving direction from the Convention Center. Keep in mind that we will be in Ballroom A (close to the intersection of Alamo and Market Streets). We highly encourage women to carpool or take advantage of VIA Park & Ride.



(Subject to change)

Friday, September 20, 2013

4:00 pm ------ Doors open
                      Check-in begins
                      Concessions / Vendors open
5:00 pm ------ Music for prayer & praise
6:00 pm ------ Opening remarks
6:15 pm ------ Rosary
6:40 pm ------ Angela Sealana - Lift Up Your Hearts
7:00 pm ------ Break
7:30 pm ------ Dawn Eden - Receive Healing through the Wounds of Christ
8:20 pm ------ Eucharistic Healing Service & Benediction

Saturday, September 21, 2013

7:30 am ------ Doors open / Vendors open. Check-in begins.
8:30 am ------ Mass with Fr. Mark Clarke, CMF
10:00 am ---- Break / Breakfast concessions open
10:45 am ---- Heather King - Journey to Love: Addiction, Conversion & St. Therese
11:40 am ---- Music for prayer & praise
11:50 am ---- Nan Balfour - Be Happy: Three Little Ways
12:10 pm ---- Grace & Lunch
1:00 pm ------ Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ - Embrace True Hope and Joy: Meet Mary
1:45 pm ------ Dawn Eden - Find Peace with the Help of the Saints
2:30 pm ------ Break
3:00 pm ------ Chaplet of Divine Mercy
3:25 pm ------ Pat Gohn - Live Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious
4:10 pm ------ Sending forth message
4:20 pm ------ Door prizes




  • Priests will be available to Conference attendees for Confessions on Friday 4-6 pm & Saturday after Mass 'til 3:30 pm.
  • Eucharistic Adoration will be available during the Conference. Times will be listed in your Conference booklet.
  • Vendors will be present - offering you shopping opportunities for faith-related gifts, women's faith enrichment programs, and other goods throughout the Conference! (Interested, vendors? Click here for details.)


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Lunch & Concessions

Saturday lunch will be included if you register before September 12. Lunch includes your pre-selected choice (chicken salad sandwich, ham & cheddar sandwich, or vegetarian option), chips, cookie, and soda or bottled water. Snack concessions will also be sold at our Conference site.




Hotel Information

For your convenience, we have negotiated special rates with hotels near the Conference site. The prices listed are good for September 20 and 21 (two nights) when you ask for the Catholic Women's Conference rate. Please note: Any questions regarding accommodations, services, etc., should be directed to individual hotels. 


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Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk - $129.99

Less than 1 mile from Conference

105 South St Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Tel: (210) 270-7799
Code: 2181191

Fairfield Inn & Suites San Antonio Downtown/Market Square - $97

1.3 miles from Conference

620 South Santa Rosa, San Antonio, Texas 78204
Tel: (210) 299-1000 // Code: CWCA

Grand Hyatt San Antonio - $205

Next to the Conference venue

600 E. Market Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Tel: (210) 224-1234 // Code (by phone): GPCOH / Pilgrim Center of Hope or click here to reserve online.

Hampton Inn San Antonio-Downtown (River Walk) - $119.00 // Less than 1 mile from Conference

414 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205

Tel: (210) 225-8500

Code: Catholic Women's Conference

Holiday Inn – Market Square $85 (incl. breakfast for up to 4) //  Less than 1 mile from Conference 
318 W. Cesar E. Chavez  Blvd. San Antonio, TX 78204 
Reservation Line: 877-834-3613 / Code: WCC 
Hotel: 210-225-3211

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Antonio Rivercenter Area - $119.00 // Less than 1 mile from Conference

1309 E. Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78205

Tel: (210) 220-1010

Code: CWC (Must make reservation thru hotel sales office)

Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk - $179.00

Less than 1 mile from Conference

123 Losoya, San Antonio, TX 78205

Tel: (210) 222-1234 // Code (by phone): Group - Catholic Women's Conference or click here to reserve online.

The St. Anthony Hotel - $129.00

Less than 1 mile from Conference

300 East Travis Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Tel: (210) 227-4392
Code: Catholic Women's Conference

The Westin Riverwalk - $189.00 or $219.00

Less than 1 mile from Conference

420 W. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Tel: (210) 224-6500
Code: 10577

La Quinta Inn San Antonio Convention Center - $105 
Less than 1 mile from Conference 

303 Blum St., San Antonio, TX 78205 

Reservation Line: 866-527-1498, Option 1 

Hotel: 210-222-9181 Code: Catholic Women’s Conference