Individually Scheduled Programs
Some of the Institute's programs, including those for presbyteral unity, mentor training, accent acquisition and diocesan workshops for international priests, are scheduled individually.
"Stoking the Fire" Mini-Sabbatical is the Institute for Priests and Presbyterates' program of ongoing formation for priests at midlife, providing participants a time to rest and be renewed.
Our experiences of transitions in this stage of life and ministry
Short daily readings and prayer meditations on aspects of midlife
Availability of counselor and spiritual director
Health professional consultation; diet and exercise choices
Reflections on scripture and pastoral leadership
Creation of a personal growth plan moving forward from the mini-sabbatical
Optional weekend outing