Stirring up the flame within

Our Newest Resource

For over 15 years, the Institute for Priests and Presbyterates at Saint Meinrad has been working with international priests to help equip and support them for ministry in the United States through workshops for language and accent, ministry and culture.

MAKING WELCOME seeks to bring some of the broad principles of the USCCB's Guidelines into the realm of the concrete and practical, suggesting ways in which the diocese and local parish can work together for the sake of creating a positive experience for the priest as well as the parish.

This new resource is FREE OF CHARGE for download and printing.

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Ongoing Formation

Effective Pastoring Workshops

These workshops engage the ongoing formation needs of priests in their first years of ministry.

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Encore Priests

By the nature of Holy Orders, priests always have some form of priestly ministry. But how can a mature priest transition into a retirement that is meaningful and vital?

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International Priests

International priests serving in the United States bring many gifts and talents to their ministry, but also face distinct challenges.

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Personalized Sabbaticals

Saint Meinrad offers a place of peace and refreshment for those seeking rest from intensive work and ministry.

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An integrated four-week sabbatical program for priests providing time to rest, reflect and reinvigorate your spiritual life.

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Cruise Retreats

Finding time to make your annual retreat and take your vacation gets more difficult each year. Why not make a retreat that also feels like a vacation?

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Mentor Training

Our Mentor Training Program trains seasoned pastors who have been chosen by their diocese to help new priests and pastors.

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Presbyteral assemblies are based on a series of five models, collectively titled Intentional Presbyterates.

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