Special Collections and Archives

SISTER FORMATION CONFERENCE/RELIGIOUS FORMATION CONFERENCE RECORDS

CONFERENCES, PROGRAMS, AND WORKSHOPS
1956- (Restricted)


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2 1 1 National Catholic Educational Association Convention, 1956
2 1 - Everett Curriculum Workshop, June-August 1956
2 1 2
Consulters and Statements
2 1 3
Correspondence
2 1 4
Minutes
2 1 5
Miscellaneous Records
2 1 6
Newsletters
2 1 7
Nursing
2 1 8
Report of Everett Curriculum Workshop
2 1 9
University Interviews
2 1 10-11
Working Paper Reports

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2 1 12 "Social Sciences for the Hospital Sister," Sr. M. Agnita Claire, S.S.M., ca. 1956
2 2 1 National Catholic Education Association Convention, April 1957
2 2 2 Sixteenth Educational Conference Proceedings, Sisters of Lorretto at the Foot of the Cross, Webster College, Webster Groves, MO, 29-30 November 1957
2 2 3 Sister Formation Section Meeting, National Catholic Education Association Convention, 9 April 1958
2 2 4 Everett Workshop, Marquette University, August 1958
2 2 5 "Tomorrow's Sister in Today's World," Rev. Erwin Beck, S.J., ca. 1958
2 2 6 National Catholic Educational Association Convention, April 1959
2 2 7-8 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, College of St. Teresa, 27 July-7 August 1959
2 2 9 Workshops in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, August 1959
2 2 10-11 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, College of Sister Formation, Seattle University, 11-25 August 1959

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2 3-5 - Audiotapes, Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality,  College of St. Teresa, July-August 1959
2 6 1 Everett Curriculum Workshop, Marquette University, 7-26 August 1959
2 6 2 Mental Health Institute for Major Superiors, The College of St. Catherine, 16-25 August 1959
2 6 3 National Catholic Educational Association Convention, April 1960
2 6 4 Workshop on the Role of the Faculty in the Sister Formation Program, Marquette University, 4-24 August 1960
2 6 5-7 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, College of St. Teresa, 18-27 August 1960
2 7 1 Sister Formation Workshop, Bethesda, MD, 11-13 November 1960
2 7 2 National Catholic Educational Association Convention, April 1961
2 7 3 Questions Prepared By Major Superiors, "The Objectives of Christian Education in Contemporary Society," August 1961
2 7 4-5 Workshop on the Role of the Faculty in the Sister Formation Program, Marquette University, 4-22 August 1960
2 7 5-7 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, College of St. Rose,  26 August-5 September 1961
2 7 8 Ideas for Sister Formation Workshops, ca. 1961

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2 8 1 National Catholic Educational Association Convention, April 1962
2 8 - Audiotapes of Canadian Religious Conference, Regina, Saskatchewan, 10-16 August 1962; 4 tapes
2 9 1 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, Mount Mercy College, Pittsburgh, PA, 19-29 August 1962
2 9 2 "Think Workshop," Msgr. Ivan Illich, Pittsburgh, PA, 24-26 August 1962
2 9 3 Marquette University Workshop (not held), 1962
2 9 4 National Catholic Educational Association Convention, April 1963 (including 2 audiotapes)
2 9 5 Seminar for Administration of Sister Colleges, Catholic University, 13-24 June 1963
2 9 6-7 Workshop in New Perspectives in Sister Formation Curricula, Marquette University, 5-14 August 1963 (including 1 audiotape)

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2 10 - Workshop in New Perspectives in Sister Formation Curricula, Marquette University, 5-14 August 1963
2 10 1
Discussion Group Summaries
2 10 2
Evaluation Sheets
2 10 3
Institute for Juniorate Studies
2 10 4
Notes
2 10 5-8 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, College of St. Teresa, 17-26 August 1963
2 11 1 Cathedral High School Meeting, New York City, 29 September 1963
2 11 2 National Catholic Educational Association Meeting, Sister Formation Section, April 1964 (including 5 audiotapes)
2 11 3 Catholic University Workshops, 11-22 June 1964
2 11 4-5 Workshop in New Perspectives in Sister Formation Curricula, Marquette University, 4-14 August 1964 (including 2 audiotapes)

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2 12 1 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, Trinity College, 17-26 August 1964
2 12 2 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, Alverno College, 17-27 August 1964
2 12 3 Audiotape, Sisters' Vocation Workshop, September 1964
2 12 4 National Catholic Educational Association Convention, April 1965
2 12 5 Marquette University Workshop (not held), 1965
2 12 6 National Catholic Education Association Convention, April 1966
2 12 7 Workshop on "The Three Ecumenisms: Person, Faith, and Nations," Marquette University, 7-19 August 1966
2 12 8 Workshop in Instructional Programs in Spirituality, Incarnate Word College, 23-30 August 1966
2 12 9 Gambari Workshops, Directions for Host Colleges, 1957-1966
2 12 10 National Catholic Educational Association Convention, March 1967

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2 12 11 Instructional Program in Spirituality Workshop, Rosemont College, 15-23 August 1967
2 13 1 Sister Formation Conference Woodstock Workshop, 23 June-8 July 1968
2 13 2 Instructional Program in Spirituality Workshop, Newton College of the Sacred Heart, 4-12 August 1968
2 13 3 Workshop in Sister Formation and Psychiatry, 11-16 August 1968
2 13 4 Gambari Workshops, Summer 1969
2 13 5 Audiotape of Talk by Ivan Illich, ca. 1969
2 13 6 Formation Workshop, Fontbonne College, 23 May-7 June 1970
2 13 7 Formation Workshop, Racine, WI, 21 June-5 July 1970
2 13 8 Molinari Workshops, Pittsburgh, PA, June-July 1970
2 13 9 Workshop in Continuing Development for Sisters, Sinsinawa, WI, 27-29 November 1970

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2 13 10 Brainstorming Session on Future of Sister Formation Conference, 22-24 May 1971
2 13 11 Team Building Workshops, 1972
2 13 12 "Futureshop"  on Formation, Bethesda, MD, 28 September-2 October1975
2 13 13 Miscellaneous Workshops, 1975
2 13 14 "Firsts in an Age of Affirmation," On-Going  Formation Personnel Workshop, Aquinas Institute, 3-7 October 1976
2 13 15 Miscellaneous Workshops, 1977
2 13 16 "A Season for Becoming," Seminar on Adult Development in and through Religious Life, Washington, DC, 15-19 January 1978
2 13 17 Challenges in Formation Ministry Workshops, November 1978
2 13 18 First National Congress of Religious Formation Directors, Minneapolis, MN, 5-8 January 1979
2 13 19 Workshop on Social Justice in Religious Formation, College of Mount St. Joseph, 22-25 May 1979

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2 14 1 Ongoing Formation Personnel Workshop, Washington, DC, 10-13 September 1979
2 14 2 Formation Personnel Workshop, Portland, Oregon, 26-28 September 1979
2 14 3 Workshop on Personal Growth in Community Life, Marylhurst College, 29 September 1979
2 14 4 Third World Workshop, Washington, DC, 29-31 October 1979
2 14 5 Formation Personnel Workshop, St. Louis, MO, 6-8 November 1979
2 14 6 Ongoing Formation Personnel Workshop, St. Louis, MO, 3-6 December 1979
2 14 7 Formation Personnel Workshop, Washington, DC, 1-3 June 1980
2 14 8 Workshop on "AdulthoodThe Religious Journey, " Ossining, NY, and Spokane, WA,  September 1980
2 14 9 RFC St. Louis Workshop, 3-5 May 1981
2 14 10-12 Second National Congress, "Formation in the American Church," Pittsburgh, PA,  27-30 November 1981 (including 9 audiocassette tapes)

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2 14 13 Workshop on "Religious Formation: People, Program, Philosophy," Bergamo Renewal Center, Dayton, OH, 11-16 July 1982
2 14 14 Ongoing Formation Workshop, LaGrange Park, IL, 10-12 December 1982
2 14 15 "Models of Membership in Religious Life" Workshops (Co-Sponsored with National Sisters Vocation Conference, April-June 1983 (including 2 audiocassettes)
2 15 - Videocassette Recordings (U-Matic) of talks by Sr. Carol Ann Jokerst, C.C.V.I., and Sr. Gertrude Wemhoff, O.S.B., "Models of Membership in Religious Life" Workshop, Loyola University of Chicago, 4 June 1983
2 15 1 Workshop on "Religious Formation: Candidates, Program, Philosophy," Bergamo Renewal Center, Dayton, OH, 24-29 July 1983
2 15 - Third National Congress, "Co-Creating the Vision: Formation for Breakdown/Breakthrough," St. Louis, MO, 29 September-2 October 1983
2 15 2
Correspondence
2 15 3
Evaluations
2 15 4
Proceedings
2 15 5
Publicity

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2 16 1-2
Tapes of Addresses (12 audiocassettes)
2 16 2 Tapes of talks by Sharon Holland, I.H.M. ("New Canon Law and Formation") and Helen Wright, S.N.D. ("Formation and the Future"), ca. 1983
2 16 3 Ongoing Formation Workshops, 1983-1984
2 16 4 Final Commitment Program, Rolling Meadows, IL, 22 June-14 July 1984
2 16 5 Workshop on "Religious Formation: Foundations and Philosophies," Bergamo Renewal Center, Dayton, OH, 22-24 July 1984
2 17 1 Workshop, Watertown, SD, October 14-15, 1984
2 17 2 Workshop, Portland, OR, November 2-3, 1984
2 17 3 Workshop, Convent Station, NJ, November 9-11, 1984
2 17 4 Final Commitment Program, Rolling Meadows, IL, 24 June-12 July 1985
2 17 5 Workshop on "Formation: Evaluation and the Local Community," Bergamo Renewal Center, Dayton, OH, 21-24 July 1985

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2 17 - Fourth National Congress, "Pilgrims Full of Hope: Formation in a Global Community," Cincinnati, OH, 17-20 October 1985
2 17 6
Evaluations
2 17 7
Liturgy/Prayer
2 17 8
Planning Committee
2 17 9
Proceedings
2 17 10
Process
2 17 11
Publicity
2 17 12
Regional Meetings
2 17 13-14
Tapes of Addresses (10 audiocassettes)

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2 18 1 Final Commitment Program, Rolling Meadows, IL, 22 June-13 July 1986
2 18 2 Workshop, Bergamo, OH, July 26-31,1986
2 18 3 Workshop, Portland, OR, 18 October 1986
2 18 4 Formation Retreat/Workshop, Cohasset, MA, 23 October-9 November 1986
2 18 5 Mid-Life Spirituality Workshop, La Grange, IL, 1 November 1986
2 18 6 Mid-Life Spirituality Workshop, Burlingame, CA, 20-22 March 1987
2 18 7 Workshop on "Integration into Religious Life of Persons coming from Dysfunctional Families," Madison, WI, 28 April 1987
2 18 8 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 29 June-19 July 1987
2 18 9 Workshops on "Integrating Individuals into Community over the Life Cycle" and "Integrating Sexuality in Religious Life,"  Bergamo Renewal Center, Dayton, OH, 7-12 July 1987
2 18 10 Formation Workshop, Cohasset, MA, 22 October-8 November, 1987

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2 18 - Fifth National Congress, "Cosmic Spirituality/No Neutral Ground: Formation in a New Age," New Orleans, LA, 8-11 October 1987
2 18 11
Evaluations
2 18 12
Planning Committee
2 18 13
Program/Process/Proceedings
2 19 1
Tapes of Addresses (5 audiocassettes)
2 19 -
Videos of Addresses (6 videocassettes)
2 20 - Bonding of Laity and Religious Conferences, February-April 1988
2 20 1
Evaluation Summaries
2 20 2
General Correspondence of Sr. Laurette Mather (Project Coordinator)
2 20 3
Interest Group Reports

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2 20 4
Planning Committee
2 20 5
Program
2 20 6
Publicity
2 20 -
Tapes of Addresses
2 20 7
Audiocassettes (11)
2 21 1
Reel-to-Reel Tapes (4)
2 21 2
Video Project(Kindred Spirits)

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2 21 3 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 28 June-18 July 1988
2 21 4 Life Commitment Program, White Plains, NY, 28 June-18 July 1988
2 21 5 Workshops on "Reshaping Community: The Role of Formater" and "Understanding Transitions: How to Relate to Candidates from Various Backgrounds,"  Bergamo Renewal Center, Dayton, OH, 8-13 July 1988
2 21 6 Workshops on "The Crisis of Meaning in Community Life and Creative Response," Presented by Michael Crosby,O.F.M. Cap., September 1988-May 1989
2 21 7 Formation Retreat/Workshop, Cohasset, MA, 20 October-6 November 1988
2 21 8 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 30 June-20 July 1989
2 21 9 Life Commitment Program, Waltham, MA, 2-24 July 1989
2 21 10 Workshops on "Emerging Images of Religious Life: Challenges to Formation Personnel" and "New Visions Demand New Skills in Formation," Bergamo Center for Lifelong Learning, Dayton, OH, 11-16 July 1989
2 21 11 Workshop on "Adult Children of Alcoholics: Issues in Formation and Spiritual Direction," Madison, WI, 11-13 August 1989

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2 21 12 Sixth National Congress, "Bridging Boundaries - New Vantage Points," scheduled for 19-22 October 1989 but cancelled because of earthquake in San Francisco, the host city
2 21 13 Formation Retreat/Workshop, Cohasset, MA, 26 October-12 November 1989
2 21 14 Workshops on "Religious Community and Celibate Loving," Presented by Barbara Fiand, SNDdeN., March 1990-April 1991
2 21 15 Workshops on "An Emerging Vision of Religious Life: A Challenge to Formation Personnel " and "Religious Life as Transformation: The Implications for Formation," Bergamo Center for Lifelong Learning, Dayton, OH, 19-24 June 1990
2 21 16 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 26 June 16 July 1990
2 22 1 Life Commitment Program, Schenectady, NY, 3-24 July 1990
2 22 2 Workshop on "Assessment Methods, Models, and Instruments for Ministry," Notre Dame, IN, 24-26 September 1990
2 22 3 Formation Retreat/Workshops, Cohasset, MA, 1990-1992
2 22 4 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 10-30 July 1991

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2 22 - Seventh National Congress, "Turning Point: Embracing Tomorrow,"  Pittsburgh, PA, 10-13 October 1991
2 22 5
Evaluations
2 22 6
Liturgy
2 22 7
Planning Committee
2 22 8
Proceedings
2 22 9
Publicity
2 22 10
Sister Mary Emil Penet Award
2 22 -
Tapes of Addresses (12 audiocassettes and 3 videocassettes)
2 22 11 Bergamo Summer Program, Bergamo Center for Lifelong Learning, Dayton, OH, 1991-1992

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2 23 1 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 30 June-15 July 1992
2 23 2 Experiment in Hope, September-October 1992
2 23 3 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, June 1993
2 23 - Eighth National Congress, "Related to the world, Rooted in the Word: A Necessary Passion for Religious Life Today," Milwaukee, WI, 7-10 October 1993
2 23 4
Program
2 23 6
Sister Mary Emil Penet Award
2 23 -
Tapes of Addresses (18 audiocassettes and 5 videocassettes)

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2 24 1 Life Commitment Program, June 1994
2 24 2 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 24 June-9 July 1995
2 24 - Ninth National Congress, "Friends, What Shall We Do?" St. Louis, MO, 11-15 October 1995
2 24 3
Program
2 24 -
Tapes of Addresses (12 audiocassettes and 3 videocassettes)
2 24 4 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 24 June-9 July 1996

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2 25 1 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 30 June-15 July 1997
2 25 - Tenth National Congress, "If Only You Recognized God's Gift," Anaheim, CA, 9-12 October 1997
2 25 2     Program
2 25 -
Tapes of Addresses (24 audiocassettes and 1 videocassette)
2 25 3 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 29 June-14 July 1998
2 25 - RFC Workshop (Barbara Fiand, SNDden), San Francisco, CA, 4 November 1998 (3 videocassettes)
2 25 4 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 28 June-13 July 1999

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2 26 - Eleventh National Congress, "Word Becoming Flesh," Cherry Hill, NJ, 7-10 October 1999
2 26 1
Evaluations, Planning, Programming, Topics for Speakers)
2 26 -
Tapes of Addresses (15 audiocassettes and 5 videocassettes)
2 27 1 Life Commitment Program, Des Plaines, IL, 20 June-5 July, 2000
2 27 2 Life Commitment Program, Frankfurt, IL, 19 June-July 4, 2001
2 27 3 Twelfth National Congress, "Loving the World as God Loves Strangers and Aliens No Longer," Oak Brook, IL, 1-4 November 2001
2 27 4 Fiftieth Jubilee Congress, "A Movement in Hope," St. Louis, MO, 6-9 November 2003
2 27 5 Fourteenth National Congress, "Running to Catch Up With the Spirit," San Antonio, TX, 1-4 December 2005
2 27 6 Fifteenth National Congress, "Compelled By the Spirit to be Fire," 8-11 November, 2007
2 27 7 Seventeenth Congress, "Prophetic Religious Life: If Not Now...When,?" Kansas City, MO, 17-20 November 2011
2 27 8 Eighteenth Congress, "For 60 Years...Rooted in the Mission of Jesus: Reaching Out to the Margins," St. Louis, MO, 14-17 November 2013
2 27 9 60th Anniversary Events DVD, 2014