The following statement regarding the separation of families upon entry at the U.S. border was released June 20, 2018: As Christians and Catholic religious leaders, our hearts are broken whenever our sisters and brothers suffer injustice. Many of us minister in border communities. We see the desperation of families fleeing violence and death in their… Read more »
The Vatican released the working document for the Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment on June 19 (in Italian). The document has three primary sections: recognizing, interpreting and choosing with regard to vocation in life. Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri introduced the working document, noting, “The Synod’s primary aim is to make the whole Church… Read more »
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2018 National Pre-Assembly Workshop
Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics: When and why are young Catholics leaving the Church? Hear what they are saying and what it means - beyond the statistics. This engaging workshop led by presenters from St. Mary's Press is for men's superiors and those engaged with them in youth, young adult and vocation ministry.
CMSM 2018 National Assembly
July 31-Aug. 3, 2018 | St. Louis, Mo.
CMSM members and their youth, young adult and vocation ministry teams are invited to this year's National Assembly as we prepare to respond to Pope Francis' call for the Synod on Young People: to help them discover their plan for life through vocational discernment, with joy and openness to God and with participation in our Church and world. Learn more here.
14th Annual CMSM Supervision Workshop
Creating a Culture of Safety and Well-being
October 29-31, 2018 | Bethany Retreat Center, Lutz, Fl. (10 miles from Tampa International Airport)
Leading experts in organizational change and community wellness will address the dynamics of fostering cultural change and the dual and complementary relationship of safety and well-being. Learn more.
Annual Gathering for Religious Leaders - Save the Date
Jan. 27-31, 2019 | Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Az.
Enjoy a relaxed schedule that mixes programming and discussion with free time to enjoy the beautiful desert (The Center is adjacent to the Saguaro National
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