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Calendar of Programs
Jesus says to us: 'Come away and rest a while.' It is the mission of our diocesan retreat center to provide a place for education, formation of parish leaders, and spiritual retreats. The following are opportunities to 'come away and rest a while!'
March 2017
Sat, Mar 25 - 9am
   through
Sun, Mar 26 - 10am
 
 

A Lenten Retreat that encourages attendees to enter more fully into the penitential season...  Please note: This retreat can be attended on Saturday only or as an overnight retreat... Read More 
 
 
Event has Ended
 
Sat, Mar 25
9:30am - 6pm
 
 

A Lenten Retreat that encourages attendees to enter more fully into the penitential season...  Please note: This retreat can be attended on Saturday only or as an overnight retreat... Read More 
 
 
Event has Ended
 
Mon, Mar 27
7pm - 9pm
 
 
Sr. Mary Ann Kirkland-IHM
An evening meditation on the Lord's Passion...  Join us for this timely Lenten presentation with IHM Sister Mary Ann Kirkland. Sister will use the Gospel of Luke and the Shroud of... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 31
12pm - 1pm
 
 

Use your Friday Lunch hours during Lent to feed your soul!...  Brown Baggin’ it with Jesus is back! The Fridays of Lent from 12:10p.m.—12:50p.m. at the Spiritual Life... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 31
3:30pm - 4:15pm
 
 

A Lenten Devotion...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 3:15 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this beautiful devotion... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 31 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Apr 2 - 1pm
 
 

Mar 31-Apr 2, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
Sold Out
 
April 2017
Sat, Apr 1 - 9am
   through
Sun, Apr 2 - 10am
 
 

A Lenten Retreat that encourages attendees to enter more fully into the penitential season...  Please note: This retreat can be attended on Saturday only or as an overnight retreat... Read More 
 
 
Event has been Cancelled
 
Sat, Apr 1
9:30am - 6pm
 
 

A Lenten Retreat that encourages attendees to enter more fully into the penitential season...  Please note: This retreat can be attended on Saturday only or as an overnight retreat... Read More 
 
 
Event has been Cancelled
 
Mon, Apr 3
7pm - 8:30pm
 
 

This extremely popular course begins again in a 6 Monday format!...  Love and Logic is a commonsense approach that teaches educators and parents the skills that cultivate confidence... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Apr 4
11:15am - 12pm
 
 

This monthly celebration of our regular Daily Mass especially welcomes little children and their caregivers!...  This monthly program is especially designed to welcome small... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Apr 4
7pm - 8:30pm
 
 

In the spirit of St. Ambrose, patron Saint of learning, join us on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm as we discuss books from the great Christian Tradition...  **This is the... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Apr 6
8am - 11:59am
 
 
Presented by the Spitzer Center
Special Half-day Seminar Limited to the first 40 participants!...   Improve your leadership and organizational culture with the Four Levels decision-making model!  The... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 7
12pm - 1pm
 
 

Use your Friday Lunch hours during Lent to feed your soul!...  Brown Baggin’ it with Jesus is back! The Fridays of Lent from 12:10p.m.—12:50p.m. at the Spiritual Life... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 7
3:30pm - 4:15pm
 
 

A Lenten Devotion...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 3:15 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this beautiful devotion... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 7 - 7:30pm
   through
Sun, Apr 9 - 1pm
 
 

Join Bishop Carl A. Kemme for the annual Palm Sunday Retreat!...  The Center is honored to welcome our Bishop Carl Kemme to lead the annual Palm Sunday retreat. Retreatants will... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Apr 8
8:30pm - 10pm
 
 

Join the annual celebration of the Way of the Cross by Torchlight to usher in Holy Week...  All are welcome to join this special torchlight procession of our outdoor stations with... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Apr 12
1pm - 2:30pm
 
 

Join us for this great monthly class on maintaining health and wellness after 50...  Are you interested in maintaining your health and vitality as you age? Lifestyle choices can... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 14
3pm - 4:15pm
 
 

On Good Friday, we will begin at 3 p.m...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 2:45 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Apr 19
9am - 3pm
 
 

This retreat will celebrate and lift up those who are in service each day. This year's topic especially focuses on the challenges and joys of working for clergy...  Our... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Apr 20
6:15pm - 8:30pm
 
 
Presented by Fr. Tom Hoisington
Docentium is a monthly program designed to weave Catholicism and Culture together. New topic each month!...  The Mission of Docentium is: To form and equip disciples of Christ with... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 21 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Apr 23 - 1pm
 
 

Apr 21-23, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
Sold Out
 
Fri, Apr 28 - 6:30pm
   through
Sat, Apr 29 - 4pm
 
 
Keynote Speaker Msgr. Stuart Swetland and Featuring Dr. Kenneth Howell
Join us for the third annual Catholic Culture Conference on the topic "The Purpose of the Polis: Catholic perspectives on Church and State "...  The Catholic Culture Conference is... Read More 
 
 
 
May 2017
Thu, May 4
6:15pm - 9pm
 
 

Enjoy a banquet dinner, a conference and quiet time with your significant other!...  This special program is designed specifically for Christian couples to enjoy an evening... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, May 5 - 6pm
   through
Sun, May 7 - 1pm
 
 

May 5-7, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, May 8
7pm - 8:30pm
 
 

Defending the Faith in the 21st Century...  Apologizing isn’t saying “I’m Sorry.” apologia or ἀπολογία... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, May 10
7:20am - 9:30am
 
 

Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Owen Phelps - Director of Yeshua Catholic International Leadership Institute...  Please join us for the 2nd Quarterly CAB breakfast featuring guest... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, May 10
9:30am - 11:59am
 
 

** CAB MEMBER REGISTRATION**...  Integrating S3 Leadership: Leading Like Jesus - At Work, At Home, and in Your Community as Servant, Steward and Shepherd! In this Workshop, Dr.... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, May 10
9:30am - 11:59am
 
 

** NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION**...  Integrating S3 Leadership: Leading Like Jesus - At Work, At Home, and in Your Community as Servant, Steward and Shepherd! In this Workshop, Dr.... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, May 10
1pm - 2:30pm
 
 

Join us for this great monthly class on maintaining health and wellness after 50...  Are you interested in maintaining your health and vitality as you age? Lifestyle choices can... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, May 13
9am - 3pm
 
 
Fr. Ken VanHaverbeke and Mika Gross
Join us for a Saturday of relaxation, fun, and learning just for Moms!...  Moms are the ones responsible for making sure that everyone’s laces are tied, lunches are packed,... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, May 18
6:15pm - 8:30pm
 
 
Presented by Dan Oblinger
Docentium is a monthly program designed to weave Catholicism and Culture together. New topic each month!...  The Mission of Docentium is: To form and equip disciples of Christ with... Read More 
 
 
 
June 2017
Fri, Jun 2 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jun 4 - 1pm
 
 

Jun 2-4, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Sun, Jun 4
1pm - 7pm
 
 

For those wishing to make the bus trip to Pilsen, but unable to attend the Retreat prior to the trip...  Each June the people of the Diocese of Wichita gather in Pilsen, Kansas --... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Jun 5
6:30pm - 9:30pm
 
 

A 4-Monday Marriage Enrichment Series...  This marriage enrichment program is for couples who want to make their relationship the best it can be. Our culture puts out many things... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Jun 9 - 7pm
   through
Sat, Jun 10 - 4pm
 
 
In collaboration with the St. Catherine of Sienna Institute and the OFML
This workshop is designed to help you discover the special gifts God has given to you and learn how to use them in the world...  God is calling you to a unique purpose in life, a... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Jun 14
1pm - 2:30pm
 
 

Join us for this great monthly class on maintaining health and wellness after 50...  Are you interested in maintaining your health and vitality as you age? Lifestyle choices can... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Jun 15
6:15pm - 8:30pm
 
 

Docentium is a monthly program designed to weave Catholicism and Culture together. New topic each month!...  The Mission of Docentium is: To form and equip disciples of Christ with... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Jun 21
7pm - 8:30pm
 
 

A Journey through the History of Catholicism...  The SLC is excited to offer the second session of this wonderful DVD series from Ascension Press that takes you through the major... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Jun 23 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jun 25 - 1pm
 
 

Jun 23-25, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
July 2017
Mon, Jul 10 - 9am
   through
Sat, Jul 15 - 1pm
 
 
Master Iconographer Theodore Papadopoulos
Learn from an expert iconographer from Greece and create your very own Icon to keep...  The Spiritual Life Center is excited to welcome master iconographer Theodore Papadopoulos for... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Jul 11
6pm - 10pm
 
 
Master Iconographer Theodore Papadopoulos
A one-evening course on the history of Iconography with a Master Iconographer...  Spend an evening with Master Iconographer Theodore Papdopoulos studying the history of Iconography... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Jul 13 - 6:30pm
   through
Sat, Jul 15 - 4pm
 
 

"Conversion and Conscience: Freedom, Will, and Truth in the Human Quest for Meaning"...  The Summer Symposium is an opportunity for presenters and participants to gather for prayer,... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Jul 14 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jul 16 - 1pm
 
 

Jul 14-16, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Jul 20
6:15pm - 8:30pm
 
 

Docentium is a monthly program designed to weave Catholicism and Culture together. New topic each month!...  The Mission of Docentium is: To form and equip disciples of Christ with... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Jul 29
9am - 4pm
 
 

This program is designed to give guidance to all people serving a role in a parish leadership group - pastoral councils, finance councils, stewardship councils and parish & school... Read More 
 
 
 
August 2017
Fri, Aug 11 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Aug 13 - 1pm
 
 

Aug 11-13, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Aug 18 - 7pm
   through
Sun, Aug 20 - 1pm
 
 

Fr. John Lanzrath presents this very popular silent retreat centered around Blessed Mother Teresa...  “Speak Lord, for your servant is listening.” -- 1 Samuel... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Aug 25 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Aug 27 - 1pm
 
 

Aug 25-27, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
September 2017
Wed, Sep 13
7:20am - 9:30am
 
 

Quarterly Breakfast Event!...  The Catholic Assembly for Business is a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita - hosted by the Spiritual Life Center, designed to serve the... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Sep 15 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Sep 17 - 1pm
 
 

Sep 15-17, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
October 2017
Fri, Oct 13 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Oct 15 - 1pm
 
 

Oct 13-15, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
November 2017
Fri, Nov 3 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Nov 5 - 1pm
 
 

Nov 3-5, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Nov 15
7:20am - 9:30am
 
 

Quarterly Breakfast Event!...  The Catholic Assembly for Business is a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita - hosted by the Spiritual Life Center, designed to serve the... Read More 
 
 
 
December 2017
Fri, Dec 1 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Dec 3 - 1pm
 
 

Dec 1-3, 2017...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Sun, Dec 31
9am - 4pm
 
 

Click on this program to pay your yearly dues for the Catholic Assembly for Business...  JOIN US! The Catholic Assembly for Business is a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of... Read More 
 
 
 
Sun, Dec 31
9am - 9:01am
 
 

Acquire a membership to our monthly Docentium program for a reduced rate and extra benefits!...  JOIN US! Join us on the third Thursday of every month at the Spiritual Life Center... Read More 
 
 
 
January 2018
Fri, Jan 12 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jan 14 - 1pm
 
 

Jan 12-14, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
February 2018
Fri, Feb 2 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Feb 4 - 1pm
 
 

Feb 2-4, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 23 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Feb 25 - 1pm
 
 

Feb 23-24, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
March 2018
Fri, Mar 9 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Mar 11 - 1pm
 
 

Mar 9-11, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
April 2018
Fri, Apr 6 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Apr 8 - 1pm
 
 

Apr 6-8, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 20 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Apr 22 - 1pm
 
 

Apr 20-22, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
May 2018
Fri, May 4 - 6pm
   through
Sun, May 6 - 1pm
 
 

May 4-6, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, May 18 - 6pm
   through
Sun, May 20 - 1pm
 
 

May 18-20, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
June 2018
Fri, Jun 8 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jun 10 - 1pm
 
 

Jun 8-10, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Jun 22 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jun 24 - 1pm
 
 

Jun 22-24, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
July 2018
Fri, Jul 13 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jul 15 - 1pm
 
 

July 13-15, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
August 2018
Fri, Aug 24 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Aug 26 - 1pm
 
 

Aug 24-26, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
September 2018
Fri, Sep 21 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Sep 23 - 1pm
 
 

Sep 21-23, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
October 2018
Fri, Oct 12 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Oct 14 - 1pm
 
 

Oct 12-14, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
November 2018
Fri, Nov 2 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Nov 4 - 1pm
 
 

Nov. 2-4, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
December 2018
Fri, Dec 7 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Dec 9 - 1pm
 
 

Dec 7-8, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
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