Applications have closed for our 2022 Cohort. Applications for the 2023 Cohort, with residencies in Omaha, are now open.

2023-2025 Omaha Cohort

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Renovaré Institute. We are looking forward to getting to know you better.

The residencies for our 2023-25 Omaha Cohort will be held at St. Benedict Center near Omaha, NE, with students attending from all over the world.

Important Dates:

Application Deadline: February 1, 2023

Program Runs: August 1, 2023 - July 31, 2025

Residency Dates:

  • Residency 1: August 28 – September 3, 2023
  • Residency 2: March 17-23, 2024 – Sunday to Saturday rhythm due to Palm Sunday
  • Residency 3: November 18-24, 2024
  • Residency 4: June 2-8, 2025

    Want to talk with someone about the program? Schedule a call with Justine Olawsky or email her at [email protected]

    Many frequently asked questions are answered here:

    Interviews will take place in February and March 2023. Notices of acceptance will go out in April 2023.

    Please download the RI Application Checklist with important dates found below.

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    Includes a $100 non-refundable application fee.(You can apply online, or scroll down further to print out documents and apply via mail.)


    Step One: Fill out the application online.

    Step Two: Submit a character reference and a pastoral reference.

    Please complete this form first: Applicant's Online Waiver to Review References

    Then, ask your references to fill out the forms online at the following links.

    Note, if your references are more comfortable mailing in paper forms, follow the instructions below for paper reference forms.


    Step One: Download the "Renovaré Institute Application 2023-25" form below (under Related Documents) and complete it.

    Please mail it to Renovaré with your $100 non-refundable application fee. Alternately, you may scan the application and email it to [email protected] Then, pay the $100 application through Renovaré's donations portal, being sure to note in the Comments section that the monies should be applied to "RI Application Fee."

    Step Two: Download the Pastoral and Character Reference forms below. Please sign the "waiver of right to review" at the top of each form before sending it to your references. Please ask your references to mail the forms to us.

    Please mail all documents to:

    Renovaré Institute
    P.O. Box 370090
    Denver, CO 8023

    If you have any questions, please contact Justine Olawsky: [email protected] or schedule a call here. Thank you!

    Related Documents

    Download the Renovaré Institute Program Overview

    Includes course outlines, program structure, and breakdown of time commitment.