We equip Catholic leaders

Learn more about how we support Catholic leaders to lead like Jesus with a focus on excellence, care for the individual, and a deep love for Christ and the Church.

Our Vision

We see a world where all individuals understand their God-given mission in life and is doing their best to fulfill it; a world where Catholic leaders are influential voices in society; a world where Jesus' example of loving, servant leadership is modeled in every family, workplace, parish, and community.

Our Purpose

Catholic Leadership Institute provides bishops, priests, religious, deacons, and lay persons in the Roman Catholic Church with world-class, pastoral leadership formation and consulting services that strengthen their confidence and competence in ministry, enabling them to articulate a vision for their local church, to call forth the gifts of those they lead, and to create more vibrant faith communities rooted in Jesus Christ.

Our Values

  • Love of Christ and the Church
  • Highest Standards of Excellence
  • Care for the Individual

Our Story

Although we began as the simple idea of a faithful businessman, today we’re a unique and thriving organization that serves all levels of Church ministry.

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Our Partners

Catholic Leadership Institute is blessed to partner with many dioceses, parishes, and lay organizations nationally across the United States.

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From financial governance to alignment with Church teaching, we are guided by the expertise and wisdom of Catholic leaders and bishops from across the United States.

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We’re a faithful, fun, and focused group of disciples who love the Church; we each bring unique gifts, perspectives, and talents to our service.  It is our privilege and passion to support Church leaders.

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