…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Category: Vocations

Ordination and profession of vows in 2018

What follows is a general listing of various religious orders who admitted new members, professed vows and/or ordained. The purpose is to show how the Lord is working (or not) in many of the communities. Some communities are clearly alive and living the charism of their religious group; and it is equally clear that some […]

Year of Consecrated Life: Plenary Indulgences

DECREE ON CONDITIONS FOR PLENARY INDULGENCES During the Year of the Consecrated Life DECREE URBIS ET ORBIS   by which are established the works to be accomplished in order to obtain the gift of Indulgences on the occasion of the Year of the Consecrated Life The Cardinal Prefect of the Congregation for the Institutes of […]

The Year of Consecrated Life

The Year of Consecrated Life begins with the First Sunday of Advent 2014 and concludes with the World Day of Consecrated Life, 2 February 2016. The USCCB staged a media conference announcing the year’s activities in the United States. The bishops’ plans  include “Days with Religious,” a series of initiatives and resources to help people learn about the consecrated […]

Paulists to sell DC seminary

The Paulist Fathers, the US Society of Apostolic Life founded by the Servant of God Isaac Hecker has decided to sell their landmark seminary building in Washington, DC. In many of the major US cities the Paulists could be found: New York Chicago, San Francisco, LA, and etc. More than a mere gratuitous comment, this […]