Clergy Courses 2018-2019

Mundelein, IL

Ministry of Healing, Exorcism, and Deliverance
in the Roman Catholic Tradition!

For the Glory of the Most High God and the Salvation of Souls,

we dedicate and entrust our endeavors to Mother Mary,

who has crushed the head of our enemy,

and we beseech the aid and protection of St. Michael the Archangel.

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Why Your Priests Need the Pope Leo XIII Institute

Contemplative Prayer and Spiritual Discernment

Everything the Institute does occurs within the context of contemplative prayer. The spiritual development and prayer life of each priest is the bedrock to this ministry. The Holy Spirit confers the gifts of spiritual discernment necessary to ascertain the presence of evil, and Jesus Christ is the true exorcist who works through the actions of His priests. Thus, at the center of each day is our celebration of the Eucharist and the Liturgy of the Hours.

Improving Fundamental Font of Knowledge

In accordance with psychiatric medicine and formal church teaching, the Institute provides clergy with a font of rudimentary background information and basic knowledge concerning fundamental spiritual manifestations, the myriad types and functions of spirits, and the dynamics of multiple destructive manifestations of evil. The Institute also serves as a forum for ongoing collaboration and support among the exorcists themselves.

Curriculum Development

Relying upon experienced exorcists and theologians, as well as experts in the field of medicine, and psychiatry, law, and education, the Institute formulated a broad curriculum of intensive, in-depth educational programming. With practicums, case studies, and an interactive adult teaching methodology, the Institute coaches the bishop, priest and deacon participants as they strategize their approach in the face of challenging circumstances.

Advancing Professional Approaches, Best Practices, and a Framework for Understanding

Clergy master a basic general theoretical framework of understanding and learn professional approaches and best practices related to confronting demonic forces in varied circumstances.

Monitoring and Consultation

Mentoring and consultation services exist to support clergy and laity in ensuring fidelity with standards of health care and church teaching. We support local diocesan teams in developing effective ministerial strategies and prayerful approaches to engage in all forms of spiritual warfare.

“ I would recommend the Institute for others in this ministry. It has made me realize how much more there is to learn in relation to the healing ministry. The friendship and network of exorcists is quite important. Learning from experienced priests is most important, and also, the time to reflect on this ministry is key to building up our diocesan outreach.”
— Priest Participant
Pope Leo XIII Institute

The 2018-2019 Sessions

ID Course Name Duration Start Date
Pope Leo XIII Institute 2018-19 Clergy Course: Module I February 26 - March 8, 2018 February 26, 2018
Pope Leo XIII Institute 2018-19 Clergy Course: Module II October 29 - November 8, 2018 October 29, 2018
Pope Leo XIII Institute 2018-19 Clergy Course: Module III February 18 - 28, 2019 February 18, 2019
Pope Leo XIII Institute 2018-19 Clergy Course: Module IV November 4-14, 2019 November 4, 2019