A Year of Discernment
Spend a year learning about Catholic culture, spirituality and the vocation of priesthood.
The first days at Saint Meinrad invite aspirants to gain familiarity with the overall goals and direction of the program, as well as the general program of formation at Saint Meinrad. The emphasis is on building and using the dynamics of community to create an environment of learning, prayer, and discernment.
Intensive Spiritual Formation Week
The ISFW focuses on the life and work of St. Gregory the Great and immerses students in core documents of spirituality, such as the Dialogues, as well as essential documents on the priesthood, especially the Pastoral Rule. Emphasis is given to the long-term development of a diocesan priestly spirituality.
Fall and Spring terms
A Broader Vision of Christian Spirituality
Contemporary Issues in Priestly Spirituality
Searching for the Common Good: Solidarity, Service and Living the Vision of Catholic Social Teaching
Supervised Social Ministry