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
Click here for the JP Alert from September 22, 2022, with the latest updates from justice, peace, and integrity of creation.
What is the most challenging issue that you are addressing currently? You could probably answer this question very quickly. Leaders of religious communities are always dealing with various challenging issues. These difficulties often leave little time for deeper discussion and discernment. Such practices, along with prayer, are important to incorporate
Click here for the JP Alert from August 25, 2022, with the latest updates from justice, peace, and integrity of creation.
Br. Kevin Griffith, CFC's Presidential Address from the 2022 National Assembly "It is clear in the title [One in the Mission of Christ: Co-Responsibility in Religious Leadership] that we, all of us who profess Religious Vows…are called to work together, as one, collaboratively and in concert with one another…to