Fifteenth Institute for Seminary Formators
About the Program
The Institute for Seminary Formators consists of two components, an in-person segment and a series of three on-line sessions.
The in-person segment begins with check-in from 3 to 5 PM on Sunday, June 5, followed by a welcome social, dinner, and orientation session in the evening.
The daily schedule includes morning prayer, two conferences, Mass, and social time.
The in-person session concludes on Friday, June 10, at 11:30 AM.
The on-line sessions are tentatively scheduled for September 22, 2022, November 3, 2022, and February 9, 2023. All three sessions are on Thursdays, 2 to 5 PM Eastern Time.
Early Registration Discount
There is a $100 discount on registrations paid in full prior to February 1, 2022.
$750 for residents, includes lodging, meals, printed & program costs
$500 for commuters, includes meals, materials & program costs
Normal Registration Fees
$850 for residents, includes lodging, meals, materials & program costs
$600 for commuters, includes meals, materials & program costs
Topics & Presenters
- A Theology of the Priesthood and Its Implications for Seminary Ministry
Rev. Gladstone Stevens, PSS, St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Baltimore, MD
- The Core Dimensions of Formation
- Who Are Our Seminarians?
Rev. Martin Burnham, PSS, Theological College, Washington, DC
- What Constitutes Healthy Human Development?
Rev. Quinn Conners, O.Carm., Co-director of Novices, O.Carm
- Formation for Celibate Chastity
- Formation as a Communal Endeavor
- Serving as a Formation Advisor I & II
Rev. René Lopez, PSS, Assumption Seminary, San Antonio, TX
- Facilitating the Capacity for Self-Reflection and Insightful Conversations
Sr. Marysia Weber, RSM, Director of the Office of Consecrated Life, Archdiocese of St. Louis
- Integrating the Four Dimensions Of Formation in Formation Advising
Deacon Edward McCormack, Theological College, Washington, DC
- Effective Evaluations
Rev. Phillip Brown, PSS, St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Baltimore, MD