The fee to attend a Cursillo is $165. A “Gift of Cursillo” scholarship is available that will pay $80 towards the fee. Indicate on the application that the scholarship is requested.

Effective with the September 2023 Men’s Cursillo the fee to attend Cursillo will be $185.  The “Gift of Cursillo” scholarship will pay $100 toward the fee.

Please use the 01-01-2020 version of the candidate application. Also download and submit the Sponsor Form along with the candidate application.  All candidates must be sponsored by someone who has already attended a Cursillo weekend.

Candidate Application

This document includes the sponsor responsibilities and the sponsor portion of the candidate application. The Sponsor Form must be sent in with the Candidate application. Please use Sponsor Form version dated 10-18-2022 and dispose of older versions.

Sponsor Form

Due to possible postal mail delays, if you are submitting a candidate application within three weeks of the Cursillo weekend to which they are applying, please email the application and sponsor form (scan it or take photo of it) to: or fax to 217-978-4133. Then mail the original signed candidate application, sponsor form and deposit as indicated on the application.