Join us for the 2023 Winter Leadership Gathering at the Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center in Houston, TX. We will gather from Monday, January 23 to Wednesday, January 25, 2023 for a time of learning, fraternity, and reflection. This year’s gathering will feature deep conversation around a variety of leadership
Last week, CMSM Executive Director, Fr. Frank Donio, SAC, and President, Fr. Jeffrey Kirch, CPPS, were in Rome to meet with religious conferences from around the world at the request of the Dicastery for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. The meetings discussed vocations, continuance, and governance.
Click here for Items of Note: Justice & Peace Edition from December 16, 2022, with the latest updates on justice, peace, and integrity of creation.
As we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception today and continue our Advent pilgrimage, we have an opportunity to reflect on what Christ prepared us to do. As religious, we freely gave ourselves to Him. First, though, he invited us. Christ prepared us with His grace, and we responded.
Click here for the JP Alert from November 21, 2022, with the latest updates from justice, peace, and integrity of creation.
Leading a religious community is a daunting task. It is also a blessed one. Being chosen by one’s brothers to lead is a call to spiritual fortitude, patient endurance, compassionate care, and co-responsible decision-making. We may innately or through experience be able to do some of these things well. Ongoing
At the end of October we hosted our annual Safeguarding Workshop at the Bethany Center in Lutz, FL. It was a fruitful time of learning, collaboration, and reflection. May we continue to pray for all who are involved in the work of this important ministry. To learn more about
Click here for the JP Alert from October 27, 2022, with the latest updates from justice, peace, and integrity of creation.
Almost twenty years ago, CMSM made very clear commitments to what was then called the protection of minors and what is now called safeguarding. It is important to underscore that we as men religious are committed to safeguarding, we do not simply comply. We need to be in the forefront
The 2022 National Assembly in Buffalo, New York, provided an important time for our members to meet both in person and online focusing on the theme “One in the Mission of Christ: Co-Responsibility in Religious Leadership.” Our excellent speakers and panelists helped us reflect theologically, ecclesiologically, and practically. The membership