Enlightening conversations is the opportunity to listen to a topic of common interest, engage in fruitful discussion and conversation, share personal experiences and participate in a fraternal happy hour and a delicious dinner. Join us! Our gathering will begin with a presentation at 4:00 pm followed by an open sharing/discussion and happy hour. Dinner will be served at 6:15.

Past dates and themes, 2017:

  • August, Fr. Juan Bernardo Navarro on New Evangelization.
  • September,  Fr. Eamon O’Gorman, Fr. Daniel Reader and Fr. Eugene Lee on Spiritual Direction.
  • October, Fr. Charles Fulk and Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., on history of our own vocation.
  • November, Fr. John Moneypenny, on Diocesan Plan for Vocations.

Futures dates: 

  • My experience as a new Auxiliary Bishop of Orange. 
  • Preaching the Gospel of Social Justice in our present times.
  • The mind and heart of Pope Francis.
  • Important issues in the mind and heart of a pastor.

Stay at the House of Prayer:

  • Overnight stay
  • One day, five days and eight days silent or directed retreat
  • Men religious retreats and meetings


  • Support groups meetings and overnight stay
  • Latino priests meeting
  • Irish priests meeting