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Thursday Sept 22nd: Pre-Congress training sessions



Don’t miss it!  Join us Thursday, September 22nd for deeply discounted practical training sessions before the official start of the 2016 Congress. A perfect fit for Theology of the Body beginners & Catholic leaders looking to zero in on specific ministry needs!

  • Learn the basics with "An Intro the Theology of the Body"
  • Choose from 4 follow-up sessions tailored to priests, youth ministry, marriage prep, and addiction counselors
  • Only $29 per session
  • Held on-site at the Ontario Convention Center


Session I - 9:00 am: 

An Introduction to Theology of the Body, with Bill Donaghy, Sponsored by the Theology of the Body Institute

Session II - 2:00 pm:

Spanish Language Option: (FREE SESSION!)

"Una llamada al amor" - Una introducción a la Teología del Cuerpo, with Rebeca Barba, Sponsored by the Theology of the Body Institute

English Option - Choose from four workshops:

  1. In the Person of Christ - an introduction for priests to the Theology of the Body, presented by Bill Donaghy
  2. YOU: Life, Love and Theology of the Body -   Learn how to use the revised "TOB for Teens" program from Ascension Press
  3. Marriage Preparation: Effective "How-Tos" for any Program - Interactive tips for Marriage Prep presenters
  4. Theology of the Body and Porn Addiction -  tools for any family, parish or diocese looking to combat the problem of Pornography, presented by Fr. Sean Kilcawley

Travel Details



State of the art Convention Center in the heart of Southern California, just miles from Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange County. Enjoy easy walking access to restaurants, shopping and nearby hotels.

2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764


Radisson Hotel Ontario Airport

Book Reservation over the Phone: Call 1-800-333-3333

Book Online with Promotion Code: Theology of the Body 2016



  • (ONT) Ontario, CA International Airport (just minutes from the Convention Center) – both Congress hotels offer complimentary airport transportation.
  • (LAX) Los Angeles International Airport (about an hour by car).
  • (SNA) John Wayne Airport in Orange County (less than an hour by car).

Ontario is centrally located in Southern California and is within easy driving distance of many Southwestern US areas, within:

  • One of hour the greater Los Angeles area.
  • Two hours of the greater San Diego area.
  • Four hours from the greater Phoenix, AZ area.
  • Four hours from the greater Las Vegas, NV area.
  • Six hours from the greater San Francisco Bay area.

*Parking the Convention Center is $9 per day with no In and Out privileges.





(NEW!) Group Registration (limited time offer)     $189/person

*Email to receive a discount code for your group of five Congress attendees.  

Clergy, Religious, & Seminarians (August 1 -  September 22)     $199   

Regular Registration (August 1 -  September 22)     $229

Onsite Registration (based on availability)     $229

One-Day Registration (for up to two days, available July 1st)     $119 per day

Awards Banquet only:    $40  (banquet included in full registration)

Pre-Conference Workshop September 22:     $29 per workshop.

Cancellation Policy - Refund requests must be received in writing by postal mail or e-mail to by August 31, 2016. A refund of the 2016 International National Theology of the Body Congress fee less $50 will be granted by written request received by August 31, 2016. No refunds will be granted after August 31, 2016.