leadership-conferenceJuly 15-17, 2013

Recognition, Recovery, Renewal

Chicago Marriott Naperville Hotel Naperville, Il
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Download Entire Program by Clicking Here Summer Leadership Conference Program 2013

Who should attend? Clergy and Religious Leaders, including Bishops, Provincials, Chancelors, Vicars for Clergy, Canon Lawyers, Vicars General, Vocation Directors, Seminary Personnel, Directors of Clergy Personnel, and Healthcare Coordinators

This year’s Conference will cover the following:   The impact of addiction on priestly life; caring for elderly men religious and clergy; food addictions; priests privacy and Canon Law; the likelihood of cross addiction; process addictions; intervention and best practices in recovery; and, sexual boundary issues in the clerical setting.

Registration (click on this link for easy online registration)

Includes presentations, meals and 2 nights lodging-July 15 & July 16, 2013 ……………………………………$299.00

(The cost of the 2 nights of lodging is being underwritten by generous Guest House donors.)


Full Conference Registration-Commuter (presentations and meals, without lodging) ……………………$299.00


Guest House is approved by NAADAC (National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors).

Conference attendees can earn up to ten (10) Continuing Education Hours (CEH’s).


The Chicago Marriott Naperville is located directly off of I-88 and Naperville Road. Just 3 miles from downtown Naperville, and 40 minutes from downtown hotellightenChicago by train or car.  It is located 25 miles from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport(ORD) and 32 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

The hotel does not offer their own shuttle service from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport or Midway Airport, but they have a contract through:  Windy City Limo priced at $31 for one person and $10 per each additional traveler. To make a reservation please call 1-866-949-4639 or visit windycitylimos.hudsonltd.net/res American Taxi also provides an airport shuttle.

Hotel Services and Amenities include: Complimentary parking, complimentary fitness center, indoor pool, in room coffee and newspaper daily, and full service restaurant on site.  They also offer complimentary hotel shuttle service within 5 miles of the hotel and based on availability.


Cancellation and Refunds: 

A refund of fees paid, less $75, will be made if cancellation notification is received before June 30, 2013. After June 30, no refunds can be accommodated.

Featured Speaker

Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, C. Ss.R.

Multiple Addictions and Mental Health Topics

   All presented by Health and Addiction experts 

Addiction in 2013

Sexual Boundry Issues in Clerical Settings

Cross Addiction

Cyber and Social Media Addiction

Aging Clergy and Religious

Canon Law and Addiction

Mental Health Treatment

The Weight Management Epidemic

Changes to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of

Mental Disorders  (DSM 5)

For more information, contact Colleen Richards (800) 626-6910, ext. 1207 or crichards@guesthouse.org