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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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Pope Francis meets with CMSM leaders

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Upcoming Events

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. Registration is full, but we are trying to accommodate more people. Click the link to let us know if you are interested.

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.

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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. See the schedule and register here.

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).