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2019 Alumni Reunion Retreat

June 15, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - June 15, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Missionary Discipleship For All? 

Join us for an all-class Alumni Reunion Retreat in celebration of CTU’s 50th Anniversary.
Retreat Presenter: Rev. Tony Gittins, CSSp, CTU Professor Emeritus

In the midst of our violent and hurting world, we will explore how God ever invites us to new possibilities and to believe in our potential to make a difference. Through Scripture and contemporary stories, we will explore how we are called to recognize and nurture God’s presence in our world and in ourselves. 


Anthony J. Gittins is an ordained member of the Spiritan missionary Congregation who served for a decade in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Trained in social anthropology, he subsequently taught theology and anthropology for thirty years in London and Chicago. He also worked with and among homeless women and as a hospital chaplain. Currently emeritus professor of theology and culture at CTU, he offers workshops, seminars, and retreats nationally and internationally. He has written books on culture and theology, mission, spirituality, and discipleship.


Alumni Presider: Rev. Ferdinand Okorie, CMF, Professor of New Testament Studies.

Schedule of the Day:

  • 10:00 Welcome and prayer
  • 10:15 Session One: “What, and Who, is a Disciple?  New Testament Examples — and Recontextualization for Today”
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 Personal Time
  • 2:00 Session Two: Missionary Discipleship and Pope Francis.  Discussion in small groups/Q and A
  • 4:00 Liturgy
  • 5:00 Cocktail Hour
  • 6:00 Dinner

Registration options:

  • Attending Retreat Only: $25
  • Attending Reunion Dinner Only: $30
  • Attending Both Retreat and Reunion Dinner: $50


Reserve your spot early!

Email Rachel Kuhn with any questions or call 773.374.5415


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