CADEIO Institutes for Continuing Formation

Since 1981 CADEIO and the Bishop’s Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs have co-sponsored training and professional development institutes for ecumenical and interreligious officers and others – diocesan commission members, diocesan education personnel, members of religious communities that have ecumenical/interreligious apostolates – serving the Catholic community in this increasingly important area of ministry.

CADEIO Institutes for Continuing Formation are offered as a repeating, three-year cycle:

Year 1:  Introductory Ecumenical Leadership Institute – July 23-July 27, 2018

Year 2:  Interreligious Leadership Institute – July 29-August 4, 2019

Year 3:  Advanced Ecumenical & Interreligious Leadership Institute – TBA

2018 CADEIO Introductory Ecumenical Leadership Institute

Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. – Friday, July 27, 2018 @ 11:30 a.m. 

Theological College at Catholic University, Washington, D.C.  Flier

The Institute is open to ecumenical and interreligious officers, commission members, diocesan leaders, members of religious orders, seminarians, theology students and interested laity.

The cost per participant is $600 for those from arch/dioceses that are current with their CADEIO due; $800 for all others). Register On-line here.The institute fee includes course registration and all materials, housing, and meals. (Travel costs, including airfare and transportation to and from the airport, are not included).

 A $100 deposit is required by June 1, 2018.  You may pay your deposit/payment in full on-line or you may send your registration form accompanied by your check to:

  • Mr. Rick Caporali, CADEIO Treasurer
  • 7600 Old Keene Mill Road
  • Springfield, VA  22152
  •, 703-451-8576

The program will give a solid foundation in church teachings and documents on ecumenism, along with an historical understanding of the modern ecumenical movement, to prepare individuals for ecumenical leadership.  Participants will acquire an understanding of the relationships with ecumenical partners and the art of dialogue. Due to its shortened length, it will be concentrated with presentations and will include a reading list of documents which will need to be read in advance.