Archdiocese of Chicago

St. Peter Damian is a part of the Archdiocese of Chicago. We are a part of Vicariate 1, Deanery E. For contact information please go to

For more information about Renew My Church, click on the following link.

Renew My Church: Parish Conversation

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The Institute for Diaconal Studies (IDS) invites all men who feel the gentle nudge of the Holy Spirit to attend an Exploring the Diaconate session. It is a time to pray, discuss, and learn more about the discernment process and the formation program that aspirants and candidates pursue. Please join us, with your wives, if married, as we explore the potential of a vocation, engage in dialogue and pray in search of the next step. All are welcome to attend any of the sessions.


Contact Sr. Caroline Onuoha, DMMM at 847-837-4563 or

7:30 - 8:30 P.M.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022          Zoom

Thursday, January 5, 2023             Zoom

Monday, February 6, 2023             Zoom

Tuesday, March 7, 2023                  Zoom

Monday, April 24, 2023                  Our Lady of Ransom, Niles

Tuesday, May 9, 2023                     Our Lady of Ransom, Niles

For more information contact Deacon Bob Puhala, or

847-837-4564 or visit us at

Application deadline for the 2023-24 Aspirancy Path is July 15, 2023.