2024 CFLA Conference


September 25-27

Sheraton Mission Valley San Diego Hotel

San Diego, CA

Conference Registration

2024 Keynote Speakers


Dr. Maureen K. Day

Dr. Maureen K. Day is a Research Affiliate at the University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture as well as their Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies. She is an award-winning author and her books and articles can be found in both Catholic and academic publications, including Catholicism at a Crossroads (NYU Press 2025), Cultural Catholics (Liturgical Press 2024), Catholic Activism Today (NYU Press 2020) and Young Adult American Catholics (Paulist Press 2018). As a sociologist with training in theology, her teaching and research have included areas such as religion in American civic life, young adults, family, stewardship, pre-Cana programming, and priestly well-being and support. She has provided her expertise to the Church at the diocesan, national and international level. She teaches as well as regularly gives public talks on issues related to pastoral ministry and Church life. She attends St. Thomas More Church in Oceanside, California with her husband and two teens.