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10/18/2011 - 2:59 PM PST

Catholic PRWire


Steve Nelson, Executive Director
Star Quest Production Network


Roswell, GA (October 18, 2011) - The Star Quest Production Network (SQPN) is pleased to announce the location and dates for the 5th Annual Catholic New Media Conference.

The 5th Catholic New Media Conference will be held in Dallas/Fort Worth, at the Arlington Convention Center. The dates for the conference are August 29-31, 2012.

The Catholic New Media Conference (CNMC) will be held in association with the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show ( and the annual conference of the Catholic Writers Guild (

The Catholic New Media Conference is a festive, educational, and international conference focused on evangelization and building community through the use of new media. This event is designed to connect, guide and inform Catholic communicators as a response to the Church's call for new evangelization.

All interested in Catholic communication, new media, and social media are invited, including young adults (18+), ministry leaders, and priests and religious, to whom Pope Benedict appealed in his 2010 World Communications Day message, to "become an ever more pastoral presence on the web."


Details of the conference program and registration information will be announced at a later date. The latest information will also be available at the CNMC website,


Situated in the heart of the Entertainment District, the Arlington Convention Center is nestled among Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (home of the Texas Rangers), Cowboys Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys), Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor (America's largest water park), and Arlington's finest hotels and restaurants.

For added convenience, the Arlington Convention Center is midway between Dallas and Fort Worth, and only 15 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Address: 1200 BALLPARK WAY, ARLINGTON, TX 76011


SQPN, the Star Quest Production Network, is a non-profit Catholic apostolate dedicated to evangelization and formation through new media. SQPN creates engaging multi-media, specializing in audio and video productions (known as podcasts) faithful to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. Its mission responds to the Church's call to use the media for religious information, evangelization and catechesis, and formation and education.

"Star Quest" refers to the star of Bethlehem that emerged and caught the attention of three Magi from foreign cultures. The Magi's quest led to the discovery of the newborn Savior. The programs of SQPN tap into popular culture inviting people to journey together and discover their own encounter with Christ.


SQPN, Inc.  GA, 30077-0491 US
Steve Nelson - Executive Director, 


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