Young Adult Leadership Institute

The Young Adult Leadership Institute, a collaboration between the Diocese of Grand Rapids and the Catholic Information Center, is for young adults in their 20s and 30s who are looking for meaningful opportunities to live out their faith and values at work, with their family and friends, and in the world.

Learn: Discover your own strengths and explore your relationship with God and essential role in the Church.

Lead: Develop essential leadership skills that are necessary in our complex world.

Leap: Guided by Catholic principles, discern where and how God is calling you to lead

Cost:

  • Tuition: $100.00
  • Retreat Fees: $50 for each retreat

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2022 Young Adult Leadership Institute Schedule

Tuesday, May 10, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Orientation

Friday, May 20 & Saturday, May 21

  • Opening Retreat
  • Guest presenters: Rev. Eugene Batungbacal, Abby Hendershot, Katie Mendenhall, Veronica Quintino

Tuesday, May 31, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Seminar: My Role in Church and Society
  • Guest presenters: Brenda Noriega and Alexander Roth

Tuesday, June 14, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Guest presenter: Rev. Stephen Dudek

Tuesday, June 28, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Faith in the Workplace (Dealing with Conflict)
  • Guest presenter: Dr. David Weinandy

Tuesday, July 12, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Service-Learning event
  • Making a difference for good in the local community

Tuesday, July 26, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Seminar: Networking 101
  • Guest presenter: Tiffany Page

Tuesday, August 9, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Networking Social Event
  • Meet up with Catholic business leaders

Tuesday, August 23, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Seminar: Fostering Communion
  • Guest presenter: TBA

Friday, August 26 & Saturday, August 27

  • Closing Retreat
  • Guest presenter: Cami Mann

 

For More Information:

Please call or email the Catholic Information Center at 616-459-7267.