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Catholics On Call Young Adult Conference 2019

Who: Young adults (ages 18-35) who are thinking about pursuing a life of service in the Church.  Priority consideration is given to individuals involved with one of the Catholics on Call Partners, although connection with a partner is not required.

When: Tuesday, July 23 - Saturday, July 27, 2019

Where: Catholic Theological Union, 5401 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL  60615

Be sure to check out our video highlighting the conferences!


Application process

You can apply for the Young Adult conference only online. In addition to completed the application, one letter of recommendation is required from a siginificant adult in your Christian faith life (for example Campus Minister, Pastor, or Spiritual Director). We have incorporated a request for the letter within the application it will require a valid email address for the individual(s) providing your personal reference. 

Approximately 35 spaces are available at the conference. Please be aware that we can only accept participants who currently have their residence in the USA and Canada!!!

You can contact us at 773.371.5432 or for more information. Be sure to take a look at the Frequently Asked Questions.

The participant fee will be $100 (2019 Fee has been waived for all participants). Please contact us if you need help with fundraising. Don't let cost get in the way!

You can apply to the conference online.  We will accept applications until all spots are filled.

Please email us at if you have any questions about the process.

Click here to Apply Online. 

Speakers and Topics at the Conference:

"Biblical Foundations of Call"
Sr. Laurie Brink, OP, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of New Testament Studies, CTU

"Grace Upon Grace: A Theology of Vocation"
Rev. Steve Bevans, SVD, S.T.L, Ph.D.
Louis J. Luzbetak, SVD, Professor Emeritus of Mission and Culture, CTU
Faculty Moderator, Catholics on Call

"What is Discernment and How Does It Happen?"
Sr. Sallie Latkovich, CSJ, D.Min.
Director of Bible Study and Travel/Director of Summer Institute/Adjunct Professor of Biblical Spirituality, CTU

"Foundations and Dynamics of Prayer"
Rev. Robin Ryan, C.P., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, CTU
Founding Director, Catholics on Call

"Relationship Status: Finding Depth in an Age of Shallows"
Dr. Natalia Imperatori-Lee
Associate Professor, Religious Studies, Director, Catholic Studies Program
Manhattan College
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