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Workshop for Men Religious - Cancelled

June 2-5, 2014

Update: This event has been cancelled.

This workshop provides an opportunity for men religious graduates of CTU to share the trials and triumphs of the first five years of ministry.

The cost is $595, which includes housing and meals.

Discussion topics include:

  • Your experience of ministry
  • Getting support for the changing face of religious life
  • Religious ministerial identity as priests and brothers
  • Strategies for building supportive relationships

Workshop Facilitators:

Br. Paul Michalenko, ST, 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. Steve Bevans, SVD, is the Louis J. Luzbetak, SVD, Professor of Mission and Culture at CTU. His work focuses on theology as it relates to globalization and mission. He has taught and lectured in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Italy, Ireland, Taiwan, Ghana, Thailand and Hong Kong.


Sr. Dianne Bergant, CSA, is the Carroll Stuhlmueller, CP, Distinguished Professor of Old Testament Studies at CTU. She works in the areas of biblical interpretation and biblical theology, particularly issues of peace, ecology, and feminism. She has also been an active member of the Chicago Catholic–Jewish Scholars Dialogue for the past 20 years.

James Herring, OPraem, has a Master of Arts in Theology and a Master of Divinity in Theology from the DeSales School of Theology, as well as a master’s degree in Canon Law. Fr. James has served as Interim Director of the Peace and Justice Center, Adjunct Instructor of Theology, and Campus Minister/Pastoral Associate at St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin. Fr. James is an active member of the Canon Law Society of America and the Black Catholic Theological Symposium.

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.

For more information or to register, contact:
Br. Paul Michalenko