News of our collaborators

News of our collaborators

Opportunities for ministers and discerners

November 1 free webinar on trauma

St. Luke Institute will present a free webinar titled "After the Trauma: Spiritual & Community Recovery" on Thursday, November 1 at 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., will discuss the spiritual impact of trauma and explore how a faith-based response can foster healing over time. Visit to register.

In addition, find resources for hope and healing at 


Stream the Catholics on Call talks

Catholics on Call has made available online the presentations of those who spoke at their September Partners Conference. "We hope that you will receive these videos as a token of our desire to keep in touch with you and continue the conversation we began," wrote Steve Millies, director of the Bernardine Center.

"Authenticity, Vocation, and the Risk of Faith: Hopes and Challenges for the Synod on Young People" (Part I)—Father Dan Horan, O.F.M., CTU

"Authenticity, Vocation, and the Risk of Faith: Hopes and Challenges for the Synod on Young People" (Part II)—Father Dan Horan, O.F.M., CTU

"Expanding Our Vision of Vocation"—Mark Laboe, DePaul


Lecture on interculturality in mission and ministry

The Center for the Study of Consecrated Life is presenting “Diversity Is Not Enough: Interculturality for Mission and Ministry,” a public lecture by Sister Sia Nyasari Temu, M.M. and Father Antonio Pernia, S.V.D. to take place November 12, at 7 p.m., room 210 at Catholic Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell Ave. in Chicago. Please RSVP to Complimentary parking in the CTU garage will be available.


RFC save the date

The Religious Formation Conference announces its 2019 Congress date and location: October 24-27 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Keynote speakers include Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J. and Father Bryan Massingale. Other presenters include Brother Mickey McGrath, O.S.F.S., Sister Teresa Maya, C.C.V.I., Father Dan Horan, O.F.M., Kathy Galleher, Ph.D, and others. 

Topics will include sexuality, interculturality, transitions and resiliency, ongoing formation, and more.

Registration will open by May 1, 2019 with priority discounted registration by September 15, 2019. For more information visit Direct questions to Ryan Hoffmann, associate director, at  


National Young Adult Leadership Forum

This two-day forum, designed for those who minister to young adults at all levels, will allow participants to dialogue with both national leaders integral to major events, as well as with young adult peers, applying insight to local efforts. Join the forum December 5-6 in Tampa, Florida. Find more information at

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