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

Vatican Cardinal Writes to Religious in Light of Coronavirus

Cardinal João Braz de Aviz, prefect for the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, has written to all men and women religious in the context of Lent and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read the letter: English | español In this special Lenten message, he encourages religious men and women to… Read more »

Abbot Elias Named Auxiliary Bishop

Abbot Lorenzo Elias, OSB, president of American Cassinese Congregation of Benedictine monasteries, was named Auxiliary Bishop of Newark by Pope Francis on Feb. 27, 2020, along with two Newark priests, Reverend Michael A. Saporito, and Reverend Monsignor Gregory J. Studerus. Once ordained a bishop, he will be the only U.S. bishop in active ministry who… Read more »

Justice & Peace

Pope Francis meets with CMSM leaders

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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.