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Fr. Mark Padrez, OP, Starts as Executive Director

Dominican Father Mark Padrez is the new executive director of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, effective April 1, 2019. He had been serving as president of CMSM and just completed his second term as provincial for the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus. Brother Larry Schatz, FSC, Visitor for the Christian Brothers… Read more »

CMSM Leadership Visits Vatican Offices

The executive committee of CMSM’s Board of Directors is in Rome for CMSM’s annual visit.  Over the next week, the leadership team will meet with leaders of several Vatican offices whose work relates to the life and ministry of men religious. They will share updates and concerns from CMSM members in the United States and… Read more »

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Upcoming Events

National Assembly

August 6-8,2019 | San Antonio, Texas

Join us for "Discerning Our Collective Witness: A Convocation for Major Superiors of Men" and be part of the conversation about the future of religious life and where and how we can collaborate in support of religious life and charisms. Learn more and register.

Justice & Peace Immersion Trip

Oct. 14-17, 2019 | Washington, DC

In the tradition of Catholic Social Teaching and praxis, this trip will include insightful social analysis, encounters, and drawing on the dimensions of active nonviolence and a just peace ethic to both understand poverty, migration, and racism in our nation’s capital, as well as envision social transformation. Learn more and register.

Safeguarding Workshop

Oct. 28-30, 2019 | Lutz, Florida

In the tradition of Catholic Social Teaching and praxis, this trip will include insightful social analysis, encounters, and drawing on the dimensions of active nonviolence and a just peace ethic to both understand poverty, migration, and racism in our nation’s capital, as well as envision social transformation. Learn more about the workshop and how to register.

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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. Save the date and learn more here.