News and Events

OFR - SPECIFIC EVENTS

  • Archdiocesan Celebration of Religious Jubilees: May 26, 2018 

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR RELIGIOUS


Sacred Sounds Gong Bath with Richard Rudis
April 13 (7 - 8 p.m.)
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

2nd Biennial Conference on Human Formation: Intercultural Competencies
April 15 - 18, 2018
St. Meinrad Archabbey (St. Meinrad, IN)
(Link)

Spiritual Insights from Nature with Nancy Hoel
April 16 (9 a.m. to noon)
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

Assisi Within: A Franciscan Pilgrimage
April 22 - 28, 2018
St. Francis Spirituality Center (Tiffin, OH)
(Link)

Song of the Planets Vibrational Meditation with Karen Tlusty-Rissman and Cecily Hunt
April 27 (7 - 8:30 p.m.)
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

La Verna Day of Reflection
May 4 (9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

Maryknoll Mission Institute
Five-day weekly programs: May 6 through July 27, 2018
Maryknoll, NY
(Link)

Staying Grounded – Trusting the Process with Mary Ruth Broz, RSM
May 14 (9 a.m. to noon)
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

The Spiritual Practice of Caring for the Self (for chaplains and spiritual directors) with Linda Heying, PsyD, LMFT
May 18 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

Evening of Prayer and Fellowship for Religious
May 18, 2018 (6 p.m. Holy Hour with evening prayer, followed by dinner)
Mission of Our Lady of the Angels (3800 West Iowa | Chicago, IL)
RSVP by May 11 to: olamission@gmail.com

The Freedom and Power of Letting Go with David Ellzey
May 19-20 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
The Well Spirituality Center (LaGrange, IL)
(Link)

2018 National Conference for Catechetical Leadership: Walk with Christ
May 30 through June 2, 2018
Hyatt Regency O’Hare (Chicago, IL)
(Link)

Religious Life: A Spring of Water Welling Up to Eternal Life with Fr. Donald Willard, CSsR
Five day preached retreats for women religious and associates
May 29 through June 3; June 11-16; July 9-16, 2018; July 23-28
Redemptorist Retreat Center (Oconomowoc, WI)
(Link)

ForMission: RFC’s 2-year training program for women and men preparing to serve and/or serving in the ministry of formation
May 31 through June 8, 2018 (Application deadline: April 12, 2018)
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
(Link)

English Pronunciation and Parish Enculturation Course for Priests and Religious
June 3-30, 2018 (Registration deadline: April 1, 2018)
Loyola University Lake Shore Campus (Chicago, IL)
(Link)

Icon Retreat
June 10-15, 2018
Sinsinawa Mound Center (Sinsinawa, WI)
(Link)

CTU Summer Institute 2018
Week One June 11-15; Week Two June 18-22; Week Three June 25-29
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
(Link)

Directed Retreat
June 17-22, 2018
Chiara Center (Springfield, IL)
(Link)

Women’s Summer Retreat: Tending Your Inner Garden with Janice Keenan, OSF, Deb Way and Jalima Cuesta
June 20-24, 2018
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

La Cultura del Encuentro
June 28 through July 1, 2018
Incarnate Word University (San Antonio, TX)

Sacred Space, Sacred Pathway: A Labyrinth Retreat
June 29-30, 2018
Sinsinawa Mound Center (Sinsinawa, WI)
(Link)

Midwest Mariapolis (City of Mary) Focolare Event
June 29 through July 1, 2018
Green Bay, WI
(Link)

Envisioning the Future of Catholic Religious Archives: A Working Conference
July 11-13, 2018
Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
(Link)
For further information, contact Michael Burns at michael.burns.7@bc.edu

Spread Great Tablecloths: Hospitality as an Evangelical Option
(Franciscan retreat – open to all) with Clare A. D’Auria, OSF
July 14-20, 2018
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

Life Commitment Program: Serving women and men discerning or preparing for perpetual profession of vows
July 16-24, 2018
Marillac Center (Leavenworth, KS)

Religious Brothers Conference Assembly
July 20-23, 2018
Bolger Center (Potomac, MD)

Shape of Soul, Movement of Heart Silent Directed Retreat
August 1-5, 2018
The Portiuncula Center for Prayer (Frankfort, IL)
(Link)

The Divine Dance: Life in the Trinity Guided/Contemplative Retreat with Jennifer Christ
August 13-19, 2018
Redemptorist Retreat Center (Oconomowoc, WI)
(Link)

Spiritual Direction 2-Year Internship Program
Begins September 2018 (Application deadline: June 1, 2018)
Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House (Barrington, IL)
(Link)

Touched by the Holy: Women in Watercolor Retreat with Sr. Clare D’Auria, OSF
October 7-12, 2018
Chiara Center (Springfield, IL)
(Link)

Orientation to Formation: An orientation for understanding and approaching the ministry of formation for those who are preparing for, serving or overseeing a congregation” formation process.
October 12-14, 2018
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
(Link)

Parliament of the World’s Religions: The promise of inclusion and the power of love
November 1-7, 2018 (Toronto)