CLDP-2 Program

CLDP Team:
Kathleen Wade, Mercy Associate, Program Director
Sandra Prucha, RSM,  Liturgy and Prayer Coordinator
Rita Waters, RSM,  Administrative Assistant

SESSION 1:   AUGUST 23-28, 2014  (Saturday-Thursday)


The New Spirituality and Leadership
Identity, Congregational Charism and Collaborative Community
Framing the Big Questions Facing Religious Congregations
The Spirit of Leadership: Stages of Development
Shaping the Learning Contract & Practicum
Initiating the Mentor Relationship
Celebrating Multicultural Gifts & Challenges

Sunday, August 24:  Welcome, Liturgy and CLDP Overview
Monday, August 25Emerging Spirituality in a Chaotic World
Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Ph. D, Professor of Physics; Director, Institute for Religion and Science at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia
Tuesday, August 26: Self-awareness: Insights of The Leadership Circle Profile Survey
Peggy McAllister, M.A., M. Ed., founder of Intentional Leadership LLC; Coach and Presenter for Full Circle Consulting and The Leadership Circle
Wednesday, August 27:  Integrating, Processing, Planning.  Kathy Wade
Thursday, August 28Multi-cultural and Global Realities for Leadership
Marie Chin, RSM, former President of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas; current local Administrator for Sisters of Mercy in Jamaica, British West Indies, South Central Community
Friday, August 29:  Integrating Kathy Wade / Sandy Prucha RSM
Saturday, August 30TRAVEL DAY


SESSION 2:  APRIL 20-25, 2015  (Monday-Saturday)

Applying U Theory Process to Big Questions
Applying Henricks’ Zones of Competence
Focus on Practicum and Learning Goals – Group
Catholic Social Teaching / Justice & Peace
Canon Law and Religious Leadership
Women in Scripture

Monday, April 20TRAVEL DAY5:30 Dinner, 7:00 pm Opening
Tuesday, April 21Women Leaders in Scripture
Pat Smith, RSM, Ph.D., Theological Consultant; Former Academic Dean and Professor, St. Mary’s Seminary and University; former Assistant to the President for Theology, Mission and Ethics at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD; former Vice-President of the Sisters of Mercy, Baltimore Regional Community
Wednesday, April 22Women as Leaders in the Church: Law and Freedom
Bonnie MacLellan, CSJ, JCL and JCD in Canon Law; former General Superior of Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie
Thursday, April 23 Integrating, Processing, Planning.  Kathy Wade
Friday, April 24Leading through the Lens of Social Justice
Joy Peterson, PBVM, Peace and Justice Minister for the Sinsinawa Dominicans; former President of the Sisters of the Presentation, Dubuque, Iowa
Saturday, April 25Multiculturalism and Leadership. Sandy Prucha, RSM
Sunday, April 26
:  TRAVEL DAYCheck out by 9:00 am


SESSION 3:  DECEMBER 7-12, 2015  (Monday-Saturday)

Revisiting the Big Questions
Practicum Sharing – Group
Next Steps for the Group / Ritual Graduation Celebration
Stewardship & Sponsorship
New Models of Leadership

Monday, December 7:  TRAVEL DAY
5:30 Dinner, 7:00 pm Opening
Tuesday, December 8
Leading from the Next Stage of Consciousness
Nancy Sylvester, IHM, Founder Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue; LCWR former President; former Vice-President of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, MI; former National Coordinator and board member of NETWORK
Wednesday, December 9Integrating, Processing, Sharing Practicum Projects.  Kathy Wade
Thursday, December 10Sponsorship, Stewarding a Ministry in the Church Today
Mary Persico, IHM, EdD, Executive Vice-President, mission integration at CHE Trinity Health; former CHE Sponsors Council Coordinator & President of Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Scranton, PA
Friday, December 11The Three C’s in the Changing Face of Leadership: Contemplation, Communication, Collaboration
Catherine Bertrand, SSND, facilitator and consultant; former Provincial Leader, Executive Director of the National Religious Vocation Conference, and Co-Director of Women Religious Leadership Lab; Coordinating member of Leadership Collaborative
Saturday, December 12:  Sharing Practicum Projects. Integrating, Next Steps
Closing and Graduation.  Kathy Wade / Sandy Prucha RSM / Rita Waters RSM
Sunday, December 13
TRAVEL DAY.  Check out by 9:00 am