NALM provides significant educational and networking events geared toward allowing members and those who support lay ministry in the Catholic Church to come together, be in one another's company, learn about important activities in the church with regard to lay ministry, analyze trends, assist ministers in their work, and much more.

2019 Pilgrimage

PilgrimageNALM's second annual pilgrimage to the Holy Land will be held from  February 4-13, 2018. We are excited to offer our members discounted prices on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. For 10 days, NALM members are led on a tour of the Holy Land by experienced guides. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus and his followers in Galilee, the Mount of the Beatitudes, Jesus’ birthplace in Bethlehem, the site of the transfiguration at Mount Tabor, Jerusalem, Nazareth, the Dead Sea, and many more places.  Pilgrimage cost $3,396, double occupancy.  Limited number of single rooms add $450.

2018 Conference

HyattWe come together in Chicago this year to celebrate this collaborative conference with the NCCL, NALM, and FCH. Apart from the opportunity for prayer, rejuvenation, and formation, our gathering will provide us with the best opportunity to connect as catechetical professionals. You’ll come away with confidence in leadership, a broader and deeper network, and fresh ideas ready to use in your own faith community.

2017 Conference Archive


The 41st Annual NALM Conference was a great success! It gathered multigenerational professionals ministering in parish, diocesan, higher education, seminary, healthcare, prison, and Catholic not-for-profit ministries.

The Conference was a time to celebrate, gain new ministerial insights, and rejuvenate while networking with dedicated and highly creative professionals.  We celebrated NALM's 41st Anniversary and received updates on the organization and rousing keynotes and workshops.