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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

Interested young adults who would like to attend the conference need to complete an application, a personal statement, and provide two letters of recommendation. Approximately 40-45 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. Please contact us if you need help with fundraising. Don't let cost get in the way!

You can apply to the conference online or download the word document. If you decide to use the Word document, we would prefer you download the document, resave it and work on it within Word. In addition to the application, a personal statement and two references are required. Limited spots are still available. 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

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