It is with great pride that we, your Philadelphia Kolping Family, welcome you to the 42ND National Kolping Convention in the City of Brotherly Love.

From Friday September 07th to Sunday September 09th 2018, we will endeavor to provide you with 3 days of Philadelphia hospitality, sights and tastes. Philadelphia, the City of brotherly Love is a bustling city of life, history and tradition. On Day 1 of your arrival, we will hold a Meet and Greet at the Embassy Suites Hotel. There, we will provide good drink, a light fare and be joined by 2 special guests. You will have the opportunity to make new friends and be reacquainted with old friends. On Day 2, after Holy Mass at the Hotel, the delegates will begin their day of meetings on Kolping affairs and the non delegates will be entranced by a VIP Guided Tour of the New Museum of The American Revolution, followed by a delicious luncheon at the Brauhaus Schmitz. On Saturday evening, we will dine and dance the night away at our Awards and Dinner Dance at Cannstatters Volkfest Verein. On Day 3, before Holy Mass at the historical Saint John the Evangelist Church, we will march through City Hall proudly brandishing our Kolping colors, followed by a “Taste of Philadelphia” luncheon. More details of the weekend can be found on our website:

On our website, you may find all instructions for registering for the convention, paying all fees and hotel bookings. The Airport Embassy Suites Hotel has graciously offered us a group rate of $185.00 per night for a double room. Room rates are based on availability, so please send in your form with payment as soon as possible. Please remember that the deadline for registration is July 07, 2018. Don’t forget to take advantage of the Free Airport / Hotel Shuttle Service by calling (215) 365-4500.

As always it is our wish that your time with us is a good one. We will do whatever we can to accommodate your needs and ensure a nice experience. Please don’t hesitate to contact us via our website with any questions or concerns.

We look forward to seeing you in September.
For now, safe travels, a peaceful Summer and Treu Kolping

Frank Staub
Philadelphia — President