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  • August 9: Summer Term Ends
  • August 25: Welcome Mass / Orientation Day
  • August 26: Fall Semester Begins
  • August 26: Term 1 Begins
  • September 7: Rite of Candidacy
  • October 5: Wives Day of Recollection (SPLE)
  • November 1:
    • All Saints Day – no class
    • Term 1 ends
  • November 2: Institution of Acolyte (SPLE)
  • November 4: Term 2 begins
  • November 21-24: Thanksgiving Break – no class
  • November 27: Classes resume
  • December 13: Fall semester ends after class
  • December 15: Winter Break begins
  • January 4: Admission and Scrutinies Board for Ordination (Deacon Formation)
  • January 6:
    • Spring Semester begins
    • J-Term (D.Min Intensive) begins
  • January 17: J-Term ends
  • January 20: MLK Day – no class
  • January 27: Spring Semester begins
  • February 2: Celibates Retreat/Couples Retreat
  • February 7: Term 2 ends
  • February 10: Term 3 begins
  • March 3: Classes resume
  • March 9: Wives Day of Recollection and Reader Retreat Day
  • March 9-15: Comprehensive Exams
  • March 10: Institution of Reader
  • April 14-18: Holy Week
  • April 17: Term 3 ends
  • April 17-21: Easter Break – no class
  • April 22: Classes Resume
  • May 3: Convocation (tbd)
  • May 5: Summer Term Opens
  • May 9: Permanent Deaconate Ordination Rehearsal
  • May 10: Archdiocese of Chicago Permanent Deacon Ordination
  • May 14: Aspirants Admission and Scrutinies Board (Deacon Formation)
  • June 1: D.Min Intensive, MAL(S) Intensives, and MAL(S) Formation begin
  • June 7: MAL(S) Formation ends
  • June 14: Min Intensive ends
  • July 12: MAL(S) Intensives end
  • August 8: Summer Term ends