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On occasion, CMSM makes publicly available some of its monographs. The following titles may be purchased by using the PDF forms below or by contacting CMSM by email.

The Gift of Religious Priesthood: Formation for Presbyteral Ministry

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This 2011 documents, created by an ad-hoc committee of formators, scholars, and leaders, directed by Leslie Hoppe, OFM,  clarifies and illuminates how men in consecrated life live out an additional calling to ordained ministry within the Church.

Download PDF here (22 pages) | unofficial Spanish translation (Formación).




Procedures and Documents for Canonical Processes(pre 2009)

Canonical Procedures PublicationWritten by the Legal Resource Center for Religious,* with a grant from CMSM, this resource outlines procedures for addressing a range of canonical states: Dismissal, Dispensation, Exclaustration, Laicization, and Transfer.

With clear concise language and accompanying sample documents, this user-friendly handbook offers an important Canon Law resource for major superiors, lawyers, and vicars for religious. If you deal with canonical issues, then this resource is recommended as a standard reference book. $35 (payable by cash, check, or money order).
*Now The Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI)

Print the Order Form (PDF) for Procedures and Documents. Please note new address for ordering: CMSM, 7300 Hanover Dr., Suite 304, Greenbelt, MD 20770.