CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(Events pertinent to religious may be submitted to the Office for Religious for consideration of publication)

 

Religious Life for the 21st Century: Creating Communities of Hope on a Global Scale
Fall Lecture Series with Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, PhD
Mondays thru December 4 (7-8pm)
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago): http://www.ctu.edu/lecturefall_2017

 

The Theological Vision of Paul with Rev. Donald Senior, CP
Wednesdays thru December 6 (7-8pm)
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
http://www.ctu.edu/academics/event/2017-fall-lecture-series-theological-vision-paul-rev-don-senior-cp-introduction-and?date=2017-09-06

 

To Redeem the Soul of America: Martin Luther King’s Vision and Its Challenge to American Catholics
October 24, 2017 (7pm)
Dominican University Siena Center (River Forest): http://events.dom.edu/mlks-vision

 

Martin Luther, The Reformation, and Why They Still Matter with Brad S. Gregory
October 24, 2017  (6:30pm Reception; 7pm lecture)
DePaul University: Schmitt Academic Center 161 (Lincoln Park Campus)
http://events.depaul.edu/event/martin_luther_the_reformation_and_why_they_still_matter#.WdOm52aWyM8

 

Mary’s Women Fall Tea: Undoing the Everyday Knots of Our Lives with Mary Undoer of Knots
Presented by Lauren Nelson and Mayslake Ministries
October 28, 2017 (7pm)
Double Tree Hotel (Downers Grove): http://www.mayslakeministries.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Undoer-of-Knots-Fall-2017.pdf

 

Women’s Retreat: Autumn Delights
October 28-29, 2017
The Port (Frankfort, IL): http://www.portforprayer.org/events/categories/programs-retreats/

 

Renewing Our Covenant Service lead by Cardinal Blase Cupich and Bishop Wayne Miller
October 31, 2017  (7pm)
Holy Name Cathedral  (Chicago): http://www.renewingcovenant.com/

 

Women’s Silent Retreat: Encountering Jesus Today with Fr. Edward Schmidt, SJ
November 3-5, 2017
Cenacle Retreat and Conference Center (Chicago): https://www.cenaclesisters.org/chicago/Retreats-Programs/

 

Tolton: From Slave to Priest Premiere
November 5, 2017  (4pm)
Du Sable Museum of African American History: https://bci.archchicago.org/tolton

 

Seven Sacred Pauses: Living Mindfully Through the Hours with Macrina Wiederkehr,OSB & Velma Frye
November 10-12, 2017
Siena Retreat Center: http://www.sienaretreatcenter.org/events/%E2%80%9Cseven-sacred-pauses-living-mindfully-through-hours

 

The Truth of Human Nature: Christian Anthropology lecture discussion with Fr. Matthew Bozovsky
November 12, 2017  (Noon-1:30pm)
St. Catherine Laboure Parish (Glenview, IL)

 

Faith, Spirituality and Caregiving by Rev. Myles Sheehan, SJ, MD
November 14, 2017 (7pm)
Dominican University Siena Center (River Forest):
http://events.dom.edu/faith-spirituality-caregiving

 

Grace in the Now: The Gospel of Encounter
Religious Formation Conference 2017 Congress
November 16-18, 2017
Hilton Milwaukee Center (Milwaukee, WI)
http://www.relforcon.org/congress-2017

 

Conscience and Calling with John Neafsey
November 18, 2017  (9:30am-3:30pm)
Siena Retreat Center: http://www.sienaretreatcenter.org/events/personal-calling-and-social-conscience-day-reflection-john-neafsey

 

Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Prayer Service
November 22, 2017      (12-1pm)
First United Methodist Church
77 W. Washington (Chicago IL)

 

Men’s Retreat: Christmas in the View of St. Francis with Fr. Michael Schaab
December 1-3, 2017
Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat Center (Wheatland, IA)
http://www.chmiowa.org/news-and-events/calendar/event/87

 

Eucharistic Spirituality Retreat: The Greatest Sign of His Merciful Love presented by Fr. Jim White, CSsR
December 1-3, 2017
Redemptorist Retreat Center (Oconomowoc, WI): http://www.redemptoristretreat.org

 

The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: Reflections from Dorothy Day’s Granddaughter
December 7, 2017 (7pm)
Dominican University Siena Center (River Forest):
http://events.dom.edu/world-saved-by-beauty

 

Life’s Necessary Losses: Grieving Soulfully Opening to Transformation presented by Jennifer Christ
December 8-10, 2017
Redemptorist Retreat Center (Oconomowoc, WI): http://www.redemptoristretreat.org

 

12th Annual Posada: Seeking Immigration Reform
December 15, 2017
7am start at 101 W. Congress: www.catholicsandimmigrants.org

 

Annual Drury Lane performance for Women Religious: 42nd Street
December 19, 2017 luncheon and matinee performance
Drury Lane Theatre (Oak Brook,IL)
[Formal invitation and further details will be sent to Religious Institutes late-November]

 

2018 EVENTS

The Spiritual Exercises: “Who Am I? Where Am I Going? How Do I Get There?” 
Men’s silent retreat with Fr. Doug Leonhardt, SJ sponsored by Mayslake Ministries
January 5-7, 2018
Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House (Barrington, IL)
http://www.mayslakeministries.org/events/36/the-spiritual-exercises-who-am-i-where-am-i-going-how-do-i-get-there-mens-winter-silent-retreat/

 

March for Life Chicago 2018
January 14, 2018  (2-4pm)
Federal Plaza (50 W. Adams – Chicago): http://www.marchforlife-chicago.org/

 

Chicago Faith Congress
February 28, 2018
Loyola University Lakeshore Campus: https://pvm.archchicago.org/events/chicago-faith-congress

 

Silent Lenten Retreat: Our Life Journey with the Saints with Fr. Robert Flack, SJ
March 9-11, 2018
Cenacle Retreat and Conference Center (Chicago): https://www.cenaclesisters.org/chicago/Retreats-Programs/

 

Imagining Justice: A Learning Lab for Leaders and Justice Providers
Sponsored by LCWR
March 12-15, 2018
Redemptorist Renewal Center (Tucson, AZ)
https://lcwr.org/social-justice/ImaginingJustice2018

 

Lenten Reflections with Fr. James Martin, SJ
March 22-23, 2018  (7pm)
Holy Name Cathedral (Chicago)

 

From Promise to Resurrection: Walking with Jesus Through His Passion 
Men’s silent retreat with Fr. David Shields sponsored by Mayslake Ministries
March 23-25, 2018
Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House (Barrington, IL)
http://www.mayslakeministries.org/events/37/from-promise-to-resurrection-walking-with-jesus-through-his-passion/

 

Directed Retreat
June 17-22, 2018
Chiara Center (Springfield, IL)
http://www.chiaracenter.org

 

Religious Life: A Spring of Water Welling Up to Eternal Life with Fr. Donald Willard, CSsR
5-Day Preached Retreats for Women Religious and Associates
May 29-June 3; June 11-16; July 9-16, 2018
Redemptorist Retreat Center (Oconomowoc, WI):  https://www.redemptoristretreat.org/

 

Envisioning the Future of Catholic Religious Archives: A Working Conference
July 11-13, 2018
Boston College: http://cara-news.blogspot.com/2017/06/envisioning-future-of-catholic_19.html
For further information, contact Michael Burns: michael.burns.7@bc.edu