Over 400 Catholics, including a number of men religious – Franciscan, Columban, Jesuit, de la Salle Christian Brother, and others – participated in a Sept. 4 Day of Action in Newark, New Jersey, to protest federal government policies and practices that traumatize immigrant children, particularly the policy of child and family detention. Cardinal Joseph Tobin,… Read more »
Reverend Adam Gregory Gonzales, O.C.D., was elected president of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men at the CMSM National Assembly, held Aug. 6-8, in San Antonio, Texas. Brother Patrick McNamara, FMS, was elected vice-president, and Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, CPPS, and Rev. Eric Andrews, CSP, were elected at-large board members. A Discalced Carmelite friar, Fr…. Read more »
Justice & Peace
Recent Alerts & Related Items
- Jan. 4, 2020: Action Alert: Just Peace Vision not Violence with Iran
- Most Recent National Assembly Resolution: "Gospel Nonviolence: The Way of the Church" with Implementation Guide
Winter Leadership Gathering
Jan. 26-30, 2020 | Tucson, Arizona
Take time away to relax and recharge with daily talks, group reflection, Mass, time on your own, socials, and wonderful meals. Perfect for individuals or councils. The morning leader will be Fr. Domenico Di Raimondo, MSpS. Bishop Gerald Kicanas will be an afternoon discussion facilitator. Learn more, see the schedule, and register.
New Leader Workshop
March 2-4, 2020 | Greenbelt, Maryland
Designed for major superiors and councilors in office two years or less, this is a great opportunity to connect with others new to leadership, to learn from experts, and to ask questions on personnel, canon and civil law, safeguarding, finance, self-care, and more. Learn more and register.
JPIC National Gathering
March 16-18, 2020 | Las Cruces, New Mexico
For JPIC promoters from CMSM member institutes, this national gathering will use the lens of immigration to Identify, Build, and Witness: exploring what JPIC promoters are doing to create systemic change, while building our national network for collaborative strategic action. Learn more and register.
Religious Brothers Symposium
April 4, 2020 | Boston, Massachusetts
This national day-long celebration of the life and vocation of Brothers will include speakers, liturgy, and more. Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, director of the Vatican Observatory and president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation, will be the keynote speaker. See the schedule and register here.