The GIVEN Institute welcomes young adult Catholic women to apply for the 2022 Forum who will be between the ages of 21 and 30 as of June 21, 2022, who have significant leadership experience or leadership potential, who are engaged in their Catholic faith, and who desire to cultivate their gifts to enrich the culture, the Church, and those in [...]
The GIVEN Forum will be hosted by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The program will include visits to the St. Charles Borromeo seminary and the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, which is home to St. Katharine Drexel's tomb.
The 2022 GIVEN Forum will begin on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 and end on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Participants must commit to attending the entire Forum.
“There were so many examples of women in the Church living vibrantly through different vocations. As a single woman with a career in business, being present at GIVEN opened my eyes to see that God can do anything with your ‘Yes’ if you give it to Him.” “I had been discerning a vocation to the religious life for a few [...]
The GIVEN Forum is a one-of-a-kind, multi-day event that provides leadership training, faith formation, and networking opportunities to emerging Catholic female leaders. It is designed to help young adult Catholic women with a heart for mission and an aptitude for leadership identify their particular gifts and find practical pathways to put them in the service of the Gospel.
Yes, mothers are welcome to bring infants under 1 year to the Forum.