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Renew the Face of the Earth

Renew the Face of the Earth: An Urgent Catholic Call to Energy Transition “Lord send out your spirit and renew the face of the Earth.” – Psalm 104 Following Pope Francis’ meeting on June 13-14, 2019, with major fossil fuel executives and investors at the Vatican, the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) announced… Read more »

Vatican Issues Worldwide Guidelines for Reporting Abuse

A new apostolic letter issued today by Pope Francis, Vox estis lux mundi, expands the Church’s response to abuse by establishing worldwide standards for reporting abuse against minors and vulnerable adults, including by bishops and religious superiors. CMSM welcomes the guidance provided by the document and will undertake a review to ensure the national safeguarding standards… Read more »

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Upcoming Events

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.

Brother Symposium thumbnailReligious 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.