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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

Solidarity with the Benedictine Community As They Rebuild in Italy

We at CMSM extend our thoughts and prayers to the Benedictine community in Norcia, Italy, as well as to the Benedictines throughout the world and in our nation as they begin to recover from the devastating loss suffered in the October 30, 2016 magnitude 6.6 earthquake which leveled their historic basilica and monastery built above… Read more »

CMSM National Office Staff Attend St. Luke’s Institute Annual Benefit

St. Luke's Institute Annual Gala 2016

Fr. John Pavlik, OFM Cap., Executive Director of CMSM, and Martha Novelly, Associate for Special Projects, participated in the Saint Luke Institute Annual Benefit. This annual gala evening brings together friends and supporters dedicated to Saint Luke Institute’s mission: supporting healthy life and ministry for Catholic clergy and religious through psychological and spiritual care and education…. Read more »

Justice & Peace

Pope Francis meets with CMSM leaders

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Upcoming Events

Religious Brothers Day

May 1, 2020 | Everywhere

Celebrate the vocation and life of the religious brother. Thank a brother who has made a positive difference in your life, post a video, share on social media (#religiousbrothersday). Learn more and let us know how you are celebrating - virtually!

2020 National Assembly

August 4-6, 2020 | Buffalo, New York

This year's theme is "Wake Up the World: Living Our Prophetic Witness." Details and registration are coming soon, plus details on a new gathering for young religious (who are within five years of final vows). Learn more and register.