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Dates for the 2017-2020 SDTP

Year I

Section A

  • Week I – April 23 - 28, 2017
  • Week II – October 1 - 6, 2017 (October 1 - 10 for those extending retreat*)
  • Week III – January 14 - 19, 2018

Section B

  • Week I – May 7 - 12, 2017
  • Week II – October 22 - 27, 2017 (October 22 - 31 for those extending retreat*)
  • Week III – February 4 - 9, 2018

Year II

Section A

  • Week I – April 22 - 27, 2018
  • Week II – September 30 - October 5, 2018 (September 30 - October 9 for those extending retreat*)
  • Week III – January 13 - 18, 2019

Section B

  • Week I – May 6 - 11, 2018
  • Week II – October 14 - 19, 2018 (October 14 - 23 for those extending retreat*)
  • Week III – February 10 - 15, 2019

Year III

Section A

  • Week I – April 28 - May 3, 2019
  • Week II – September 29 - October 4, 2019 (September 29 - October 8 for those extending retreat*)
  • Week III – January 12 - 17, 2020

Section B

  • Week I – May 12-17, 2019
  • Week II – October 13-18, 2019 (October 13 - 22 for those extending retreat*)
  • Week III – February 9-14, 2020

* The October week each year is a silent directed retreat. All participants are expected to be present for five days; however, there is also the option to extend the retreat to eight days. These are indicated by the dates in parentheses.

Location

The Institute for Priestly Formation is proud of our on-going partnership with the Archdiocese of Chicago. The Spiritual Direction Training Program is held on the beautiful campus of University of St Mary of the Lake/ Mundelein Seminary at 1000 East Maple Avenue in Mundelein, Illinois.

Cost

The cost for the 2017-2020 program is $2,275 for EACH YEAR ($6,825 for the full program) and includes room, board, books, all program materials and administrative fees.      

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