The Rector’s Signature Events brings together those who are motivated to form priests, deacons, and the laity for parish leadership, ministry, and evangelization – adhering to timeless Truth while adapting to constant change.
A Welcome from Rector/President Fr. John Kartje
Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
With heartfelt joy and gratitude, we welcome you to “An Evening of New Beginnings,” inspired by the wisdom of Jeremiah 3:15: “I will give you shepherds after my own heart” (in Latin, Pastores dabo vobis cor iuxta meum) […]
University Mission Statement
To form a Church that consecrates the world to God, according to the heart of Christ through the Holy Spirit.
University Vision Statement
To form priests, deacons, and the laity for parish leadership, ministry, and evangelization—adhering to timeless Truth while adapting to constant change.
Opportunities for Support
The School of Parish Leadership & Evangelization/Escuel a de Liderazgo para la Evangelización (SPLE/ELE)
The SPLE/ELE situates USML’s rich history of preparing men and women for lay and diaconate ministry within a new vision for fostering personal encounters with Jesus Christ.
Cor Iuxta Meum Project: Transforming Pastoral Formation
At the University of Saint Mary of the Lake, innovation and excellence in pastoral formation take center stage through the groundbreaking “Cor Iuxta Meum” (Latin for “After My Own Heart”) Project.
The Tolton Teaching Parish Program: Forming Shepherds of Tomorrow
At Mundelein Seminary, we understand that the formation of future priests goes beyond the classroom.
Empowering Tomorrow’s Parish Priests: The Mundelein Class Sponsors Program
The Mundelein Class Sponsors Program is an initiative born from the essence of accompaniment and the shared commitment to nurturing the future leaders of the Catholic Church.
Spanish Language Program at Mundelein Seminary
The Spanish Language Program at Mundelein Seminary equips future priests with the linguistic skills necessary to serve an increasingly diverse Catholic community.
11.27.2023 / 5:00 PM
An Evening of New Beginnings
06.24.2024 / 5:00 PM
Innovations in Lay and Priestly Formation
09.23.2024 / 5:00 PM
Supporting the Future of Ministry Leadership Formation
12.02.2024 / 5:00 PM
Preparing the Way for Advent