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 Elects New President, Vice-President

Reverend Adam Gregory Gonzales, O.C.D., was elected president of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men at the CMSM National Assembly, held Aug. 6-8, in San Antonio, Texas. Brother Patrick McNamara, FMS, was elected vice-president, and Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, CPPS, and Rev. Eric Andrews, CSP, were elected at-large board members. A Discalced Carmelite friar, Fr…. Read more »

Catholic Gathering at the Capitol to Protest Detention of Children

Hundreds of Catholic leaders, including representatives of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, gathered at the US Capitol in mid-July to demand an end to detention of immigrant children. Later, in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience, scores were arrested in the Russell Senate Office Building Rotunda while praying, singing, and chanting. CMSM member… Read more »

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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.