Please note:

CMSM staff are working remotely as of March 24, 2020, in keeping with the guidance of Maryland’s governor during the current pandemic. We are available via email and are picking up voicemail regularly as we continue to serve our members during this difficult time. A staff contact list is here, should you need assistance. Thank you for your understanding and please be assured you and your ministries are in our prayers. 


Recent News

CMSM National Assembly Passes Resolution on Gospel Nonviolence

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Extending the fruit and work of the Nonviolence and Just Peace conference in Rome 2016, this resolution commits and calls members of the CMSM to “use both our individual charisms and experience as religious leaders to 1) significantly build up nonviolent practices and a culture of nonviolence; and 2) to invite Pope Francis to offer an encyclical on nonviolence, which would include a shift to a just peace approach for transforming conflict.”

Papal Message to U.S. Religious Brothers

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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.

Upcoming Events

2020 National Assembly

August 4-5, 2020 | ONLINE

Repentance and Reconciliation: Taking Action to Change the World will be held online, with a separate Gathering for Young Religious on Aug. 6. Learn more and register (CMSM members).

 

Gathering for Young Religious

August 6, 2020 | ONLINE

Male religious within five years of final vows or ordination are invited to join their peers from across the country for "A Conversation for Young Religious: Religious Life and Ministry in this Moment." Learn more and register here.