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Sample Itinerary for the Diaconal Formation Weekend

Sample Itinerary

Theme: Formation Topic of the Month

Presenters: Name of Instructors

Room # for Senior Group - Room # for Junior Group

Saturday Schedule:

8:00 a.m. Arrival, room check-in
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer - 2nd floor Chapel
9:00 a.m. Celebration of the Eucharist - 2nd floor Chapel
9:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:00 a.m. Formation Session on monthly theme
11:30 a.m. Journal Writing
12:00 p.m. Lunch - main cafeteria
1:30 p.m. Formation Session on monthly theme
2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:15 p.m. Formation Session on monthly theme
4:45 p.m. Praying the Rosary – 2nd Floor Chapel
5:00 p.m. Evening Prayer
5:30 p.m. Supper - main cafeteria
6:45 p.m. Journal Writing
7:30 p.m. Human Formation Topic - different instructor
9:00 p.m. Social time for aspirants, candidates and spouses 

Sunday Schedule:

8:00 a.m. Breakfast - main cafeteria
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer - 2nd floor Chapel
9:00 a.m. Silent reading and reflection of Pope Francis' Homily followed by group discussion (senior and junior groups together)
9:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:00 a.m. Formation Session on monthly topic
11:30 a.m. Journal Writing
12:00 p.m. Lunch - main cafeteria
1:00 p.m. Assignment/logistics (senior group)
1:15 p.m. Closing Formation Session - senior group
1:00 p.m. Closing Formation Session - junior group
2:00 p.m. Assignment/logistics (junior group)
2:15 p.m. Celebration of the Eucharist - 2nd floor Chapel
3:00 p.m. End of Formation Weekend - Departure for home