On August 2, a fine Thursday morning in St. Louis, the pealing church bells at 10:00 am signaled the beginning of the Rite of Ordination at St. Francis de Sales Oratory.

About sixty young adults came together this year for the eighth annual Sursum Corda weekend, August 10-13, on the magnificent campus of St Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL.

From July 16-20, 2018, about 125 boys and a good number of their fathers attended the annual boys summer camp in Wausau, Wisconsin, under the guidance of the Institute canons and seminarians.

From July 23-28, 2018, about 140 girls and a good number of their mothers attended the annual girls summer camp in Wausau, Wisconsin, under the guidance of the Institute canons, sisters, oblates, and seminarians.

The academic year at the Institute’s international Seminary of St. Philip Neri culminated in the grace-filled week of Ordinations from July 2-7, 2018.