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CMSM Releases New Module, Hosts Webinars for ‘Conversations That Matter’ Series for the Protection of Minors

Jesus with the Children

As part of our 15-year effort of education and accountability among men’s institutes for religious life for the protection of minors in our church and society, CMSM is privileged to distribute the latest module in the excellent series “Conversations That Matter” and offer webinar trainings for to guide leaders of men’s religious communities in the use of these important materials.

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Pope Francis meets with CMSM leaders

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Upcoming Events


Webinar Series: Getting the Most Out of a Psychological Assessment

This free series led by Fr. Gerald McGlone, SJ, Ph.D., is co-sponsored by the Religious Formation Conference.

May 2: Understanding the Basics | May 16: Dealing with Difficult Findings and Difficult Realities | May 30: Developing and Managing Intercultural Competencies within Formation | Register 

2018 National Pre-Assembly Workshop

July 31, 2018 | St. Louis, Mo.
Download the flyer | Register 

Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics: When and why are young Catholics leaving the Church? Hear what they are saying and what it means - beyond the statistics. This engaging workshop led by presenters from St. Mary's Press is for men's superiors and those engaged with them in youth, young adult and vocation ministry. 

CMSM 2018 National Assembly

July 31-Aug. 3, 2018 | St. Louis, Mo.

CMSM members and their youth, young adult and vocation ministry teams are invited to this year's National Assembly as we prepare to respond to Pope Francis' call for the Synod on Young People: to help them discover their plan for life through vocational discernment, with joy and openness to God and with participation in our Church and world.

Gain insights, data and resources for collaborative leadership, communication, inter-generational understanding, vocational discernment and more in this engaging week, with presenters including Most Reverend David Konderla, Bishop of Tulsa, and Curtis Martin, founder/director of FOCUS, plus dialogue with young adults, a Friday Forum, and spiritual reflections by Father Ron Mercier, SJ. Separate workshops will be held for ministry teams during CMSM member-only sessions.  Scheduling note for travel: July 31: Afternoon registration; 4:30 p.m. new member meeting; 6 p.m. opening session | Aug. 3: 1 p.m. (approx.) Assembly closing liturgy

Jesus with the Children

14th Annual CMSM Supervision Workshop

Creating a Culture of Safety and Well-being
October 29-31, 2018 | Bethany Retreat Center, Lutz, Fl. (10 miles from Tampa International Airport)

Explore the processes, dynamics and practical applications in changing cultures and how to move from a high-risk culture to a high-reliability culture. Download the save the date flyer

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