INSEARCH Discernment
Group

 

Six month program 
October through March 
for post-college men who
have a serious 
interest in
diocesan priesthood.

INSEARCH

A six-month program (October through March) for post-college men with a serious interest in diocesan priesthood. Meetings are held every week in the evenings in downtown Chicago.

The benefit of the INSEARCH Discernment Group is that it provides a weekly opportunity to engage the question about priesthood. In addition, a small fraternity develops among the men who participate in INSEARCH, sharing a common bond in the search to gain clarity around the question of priesthood.

 

WHEN

INSEARCH meets weekly in the evenings.
There are two phases with a six week break at Christmas:
Phase I: October - December
Phase II: February - April

 

WHERE

INSEARCH takes place at Archbishop Quigley
Pastoral Center, 835 North Rush Street,
Chicago, Illinois, 60611

 

WHAT HAPPENS AT INSEARCH?

There are presentations on:

  • evangelization
  • prayer
  • how to discern God's will
  • celibacy

The program helps men gain clarity in their vocation by discussing discernment and the call of discipleship and priesthood. Priests tell their stories and offer presentations on spirituality and the life of a priest in Chicago. There are weekly prayer times and scripture reflections. A weekend retreat provides participants time and space to explore the movement of God in their lives. INSEARCH encourages spiritual direction for the participant to help him on his spiritual journey.

 

CONTACT FR. FRANCIS BITTERMAN
For more information contact:
Fr. Francis Bitterman - Vocation Director
312-534-8298 - fbitterman@archchicago.org

If you will be studying for a diocese other than Chicago, please contact your diocesan Vocation Director.

VOCATION DIRECTOR
FR. FRANCIS BITTERMAN

 

 

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