Late summer and fall are shaping up to be busy times for the Yeshua Catholic International Leadership Institute, with public programs planned in four states.

If you’re interested in learning how to be a Jesus-like S3 Leader, some of the programs listed below are open to the public and may appeal to you:

Aug. 16, Rockford, IL – Retreat for faculty at Boylan Central Catholic High School. Facilitators Dick Kunnert and Fr. Dave Beauvais. By invitation only.

Aug. 24, Arbor Vitae, WI – Public short course (9 a.m. – noon), Leading Like Jesus: Be a Better Leader at Home, at Work and Everywhere Else, Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center. Facilitator Dr. Owen Phelps. Suggested donation $15. Register at 715-385-3750 or

Sept. 22, St. Paul, MN – Public Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus Encounter at Little Sisters of the Poor Holy Family Residence. Facilitator Dr. Owen Phelps. Cost $20. Register online.

Sept. 29, Cedar Falls, IA – Encounter Facilitator Training & Certification, American Martyrs Retreat Center. Facilitators Dick Kunnert and Dr. Owen Phelps. By invitation only.

Oct. 19, Houston, TX – Public Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus Encounter, Cenacle Retreat House, sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Galveston-Houston Archdiocese. Facilitator Dr. Owen Phelps. Cost $45. Information & registration: Matt Johns, 713-874-6659 or

Nov. 12, Lincoln, IL – Public Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus Encounter, Carroll Catholic School, 111 4th St. Facilitator Dr. Owen Phelps. Cost $30 ($35 after Oct. 22). To register call Holy Family Parish, 217- 732-4019.