Five Year Institute: Programming

Institute Theme

"A Just and Sustainable Future: Our Shared Responsibility"


Universal Apostolic Preferences

The Universal Apostolic Preferences of the Society of Jesus will be a focal point of many aspects of the Institute including the Pre-Institute Retreat. Click here to learn more about the Universal Apostolic Preferences.


Pre-Institute Retreat

Click here to view details about the Pre-Institute Retreat.


Post-Institute Engagement Experiences

Click here to view details about the Post-Institute Engagement Experiences.


Delegation Night

On the Tuesday of the Institute (July 21), delegations will have the opportunity to explore all that the incredible city of Chicago has to offer. The committee will share a list of recommendations for delegations to consider as they experience Chicago's diverse neighborhoods.


Forthcoming Information

Information about the following elements of Institute programming will be available by early February:

  • Workshops
  • Educational sessions
  • Lightning round presentations
  • Speakers/keynote sessions
  • Banquets
  • Meals
  • Mass