The CMN MOMENTUM’22 Event – A Modern Take on “Ora et Labora”

By Cathy Gilmore

The CMN MOMENTUM’22 event, hosted by the Catholic Marketing Network, is a unique Catholic gathering of professionals and prayer warriors – who equip, evangelize, catechize, and mobilize Catholics. This year’s event provides a connecting point for those called to pray and those called to work – together – in their efforts to be missionary disciples of Jesus. In addition to the CMN Trade Show experience, where publishers and product suppliers connect with retailers and other distributors, the event includes new CMN Conference Partner tracks.This year’s CMN MOMENTUM’22 Conference & Trade Show will be held in Schaumburg, IL on July 25-28 at the Marriott Renaissance Conference Center.  Admission is free for CMN members and $100 for a multi-day registration for non-members. Details about the event can be found at


The CMN event schedule is anchored in daily prayer experiences. Priests offering daily Mass include: Bishop Joseph Perry, The CMN MOMENTUM’22 Event - A Modern Take on “Ora et Labora”Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Father Chris Alar, MIC, and Father Richard Heilman. Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Confession are also available daily. The Diocesean Rosary Congress team will be heading up 24-hour Eucharistic Adoration, Tuesday through Thursday. Adoration scheduling is simple and streamlined for the event with the We Adore Him software. The new CEMA Pillars of Faith Conference Partner track provides an opportunity for prayer warriors from across the country to gather and be energized and united in their efforts. This track, with the theme: Revived by the Eucharist – United by the Rosary, is focused on preparing attendees for the Eucharistic Revival.


CMN equips Catholics in many ways to be effective in doing good work for God. Catholic retailers and entrepreneurs will benefit from the CMN Monday seminar sessions: “Market Trends: Lifestyle Products”, “Digital Marketing Solutions”, and “Small Business Resources from SCORE”. Another new CMN conference track is the LAW of LIFE SUMMIT. Pro-life lawyers, activists, and advocates will prepare for the future of the pro-life movement with important information and national speakers. Plus, long-time CMN conference partner, The Catholic Writers Guild, will hold their Live Conference to empower authors both personally and professionally.


Beyond the conference sessions and expo hall shopping, CMN MOMENTUM’22 provides valuable social & networking The CMN MOMENTUM’22 Event - A Modern Take on “Ora et Labora”experiences. People who typically focus in one sector of business or ministry are invited to make new connections and “cross-pollinate” exploring new collaborations.The CMN Cocktail celebration on Tuesday will be hosted by Kelly Wahlquist, founder of Women in the New Evangelization (WINE). The CMN IMPACT Breakfast on Wednesday will inspire attendees with the passion of CMN keynote, “Dynamic Deacon”, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers. Wednesday will be capped off with Cocktails & Connections, followed by the Culture of Life Dinner, with guests: David Bereit, Catherine Hadro, and live entertainment. The final day of the event welcomes Father Luke Mary, CFR, chaplain for the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA, as guest speaker for breakfast on Thursday.


The CMN is led by Executive director Silvia Osong. (photo attached) She and her husband, Mosongo, were born in Cameroon and reside in Mc Kinney, Texas. Through the Catholic Marketing Network, Silvia applies her background in law and in business to facilitate the success of Catholic businesses and ministries. CMN is a membership organization that acts as a catalyst for the success of authors, publishers, artists, gift suppliers, media and service providers who are focused on strengthening the faithful in their walk with Christ. Silvia’s husband, energetic entrepreneur, Mosongo Osong, is just one example of the way membership in CMN facilitates relationships where collaboration builds mutual success.  Mosongo owns the online platform Catholic Brain, plus the media and curriculum company Adventure Catechism Media. Mosongo is a professional who partners with the likes of Our Sunday Visitor, Herald Entertainment and more – through connections that were cultivated through membership in CMN.

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