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At the completion of the Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year in 2021, the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development plans to launch a seven-year journey to sustainability in the spirit of Pope Francis’s landmark encyclical called the Laudato Si’ Action Platform. Two representatives of the Conference of Major Superiors of
Celebrate the life and vocation of religious brothers on May 1, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. We will celebrate nationally with a virtual online gathering with prayer, reflection and conversation (register here). Locally, religious communities and dioceses will mark the day with celebrations and events. Get involved! Register
Rev. Frank Donio, SAC, executive director of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, was a guest on two programs over the past week, including Catholic Faith Network to discuss World Day for Consecrated Life for CMSM, and the Advancing Our Church podcast. See the video for the segment about
The justice and peace staff of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men serve as part of the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering planning team. This group works all year long to prepare for the annual national conference that draws 800-1,000 participants to Washington, DC, every February from across the US.
The online gathering, "25th World Day for Consecrated Life through the Lens of Fratelli Tutti," was a success with more than 1,000 men and women religious signed up from across the United States and around the world on Feb. 2. The evening included prayer, and reflections from four younger religious,
Hundreds of men and women religious from the United States gathered online for a talk by Cardinal Michael Czerny, SJ, Undersecretary for the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, on Fratelli Tutti: To See What Really Matters. After providing context by discussing consecrated life at and after Vatican II, he
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has issued guidance for the distribution of ashes during a time of pandemic. Ash Wednesday falls on Feb. 17, 2021, this year. The Note from the Congregation reads: The Priest says the prayer for blessing the ashes. He sprinkles the ashes
The Board of Directors, executive director, and staff of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men wishes all of you a blessed and joyful Christmas! Enjoy this message from our president, Father Adam Gregory Gonzales, OCD.