General Announcements

Papal Message to U.S. Religious Brothers

Pope Francis smiling

The following is the text of a letter CMSM received from the U.S. Apostolic Nunciature carrying greetings from Pope Francis in anticipation of Religious Brothers Day on May 1, 2017. A downloadable version of the letter is also available.

National Symposium on the Life of the Religious Brother Held at Notre Dame

Brothers Symposium

Over 225 individuals attended the Symposium and interacted with speakers, facilitators, panel members, breakout session leaders, and scribes who represented over 750 years as vowed religious in over 15 different communities/institutes. Thank you to all — your commitment to religious brothers inspires us all!

In Memoriam: Bernard Francis Terry

We are sad to inform members and friends of CMSM that the father of our President, Brian Terry, SA, passed away on November 27. The funeral Mass celebrating his entrance to eternal life was celebrated on December 3 in Virginia. In their hour of grief we join with Brian and his family in extending our… Read more »

Solidarity with the Benedictine Community As They Rebuild in Italy

We at CMSM extend our thoughts and prayers to the Benedictine community in Norcia, Italy, as well as to the Benedictines throughout the world and in our nation as they begin to recover from the devastating loss suffered in the October 30, 2016 magnitude 6.6 earthquake which leveled their historic basilica and monastery built above… Read more »