Leadership Development

Supporting Male Religious Leaders

Leadership can be complex. The Conference of Major Superiors of Men, as the canonically-recognized organization for leaders  of male religious institutes and monasteries, provides support, resources, and training to our members.

CMSM Programs for Leaders

Participants at a CMSM New Leaders Workshop

  • National Assembly (August)
  • Webinars, workshops, and other training opportunities
    Popular programs include the New Leaders Workshop, Safeguarding Workshop, webinars on safeguarding, justice and peace gatherings and webinars, and more.
  • Consultation and referrals
  • Email newsletters
  • Fraternal support and networking
  • Region meetings
  • Committee membership

CMSM Committees 

  • Executive Committee (officers and executive director)
  • Finance Committee
  • Formation and Vocation Committee
  • Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Committee
  • National Assembly Committee
  • Nominating Committee (region chairs)
  • Safeguarding Committee

CMSM members: Interested in a committee? Learn more and sign up here.