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Upcoming Events Emphasizing Lay Leadership Formation


For all serving in Spiritual Care Ministries

"St Ambrose of Milan: (Re-)Constructing Community"
St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA

Friday, April 6 - Sunday, April 8, 2018  8AM-12PM

Don't miss this unique event!  This conference features Scholars from around the world who will focus on Ambrose and the Christian communities he served, built up, challenged and inspired.  Registration and details can be found at www.saintambroseofmilan.com.


For all serving in Spiritual Care Ministries

"The Art of Sacred Listening"
Presence Bethlehem Woods, LaGrange Park

Friday, March 16, 2018  8AM-12PM

This Day for Professional and Spiritual Enrichment is sponsored by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains. Presenter is Dr. Elizabeth-Anne Stewart, a Chicago area teacher, writer and spiritual director.   Presence Bethlehem Woods is located at 1571 W. Ogden Ave., in LaGrange Park (take 294 to Ogden Ave Exit). Cost is $30 and covers continental breakfast/coffee and the program. See FLYER for registration information or contact Andris Kursietis at 414-483-4898. 


For parish leaders
"When we Pray"
Blanchette Catholic Center, Crest Hill

April 26, 2018 - 10AM-3:00PM

An observation has been made that Church leaders regularly encourage people to pray, but do not teach people how to pray.  A morning session will focus on definitions, purpose and forms of prayer, with special attention to meditative and contemplative prayer according to the traditions of Carmelite Saints.  In the afternoon we will accompany St. Teresa of Avila on her remarkable spiritual journey! See FLYER.  Register HERE.  For more information call the REO at 815-221-6147. 


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