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.


Pre-Institute Retreat

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Post-Institute Engagement Experiences

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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.


Night on the Town

On the Wednesday of the Institute (July 22), there is a private reception for all Institute participants at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art.


Women of Color Retreat

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Note: The Women of Color Retreat is not part of the Five Year Institute; however, for convenience, you may register for it at the same time as the Institute.