Maturing in Ministry: The First Years
June 24-27, 2013
Maturing in Ministry: The First Years is a unique opportunity for men religious graduates to share the trials and triumphs of the first years of ministry. The cost of this three-day series is $595, which includes housing and meals.
Discussion Topics Include:
- The most rewarding aspects of ministry
- Challeges moving from a formation community to a ministerial community
- Dealing with difficult issues such as gender, cultural, or theological differences
- Ideas for how to build strong relationships in community
Br. Paul Michalenko, S.T., is Program Director for the Institute of Religious Formation at CTU. He has international experience in consulting with religious organizations and in formation ministry. He holds a doctorate in organizational behavior.
Rev. James Bacik is Pastor Emeritus of Corpus Christi University Parish, Adjunct Professor of Humanities at University of Toledo, and Visiting Scholar at CTU in Fall 2012. His scholarly interests in Christian anthropology, spirituality, and the theory of revelation support his pastoral duties as a priest and campus minister.
Sr. Maria Hughes, A.S.C., is the former director of the Institute of Religious Formation at CTU, and serves on the leadership team of Adorers of the Blood of Christ, in St. Louis, Mo. She has ministered in educational administration, and in vocation and formation ministry.
Gary Riebe-Estrella, S.V.D., is Dean Emeritus of CTU. He examines theological themes and methods from within the experience of the U.S. Latino/a community. He has served NCCB and CMSM in the areas of Hispanic Vocations and Formation.
C. Vanessa White is Assistant Professor of Spirituality and Director of the Augustus Tolton Pastoral Ministry Program at CTU. She lectures nationally on topics such as leadership development, diversity/intercultural dialogue, spirituality and health, and Black Presence in the Bible.
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Br. Paul Michalenko
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