CONGREGATION FOR THE INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE AND THE SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE Press Release Consecrated Life: a Conference on the theme of ‘Consecration’ Vatican City, April 25, 2018 The International Conference “Consecratio et consecratio per evangelica consilia”, organized by the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life, will By Christopher Wells “The Lord asks everything of us, and in return offers us true life, the happiness for which we were created.” In his third Apostolic Exhortation (following Evangelii gaudium and Amoris laetitia) Pope Francis reflects on the call to holiness, and how we can respond to that call in the modern world. “My modest goal”
The Presidency and the Executive of the CMIS met in Rome in March 8 to 12 in Villa Aurelia, with an important program: a discussion and an assessment about Primo Feliciter, 70 years after its promulgation; a provisional assess about the distribution of “Consecration and secularity”, the Letter of the Prefect to all bishops in
The Congregation for the Institutes of consecrated life just published an important document : “Economy in the service of charism and mission”, about the economic management of any Institute ( published by Libreria Editrice Vaticana ). Is is now available in Italian and Spanish, and very soon in inglese and French. In the last years
Dear friends, This year Lent began on Valentine’s Day and thus is a vivid reminder that Lent should be a time to grow in love. We look with gratitude at all Jesus went through for love of the Father and love for us in his passion and death. It is a season set aside to
IMPORTANT UPDATE Prot. n. Sp.R. 1973/18 This Dicastery, following a careful and incisive discernment of today’s reality in the Church, has started a reflection process upon the diverse meanings being given to the expressions ‘consecration’ and ‘consecrated life’. An important phase of this process will be the International Congress “Consecratio et consecratio per evangelica consilia”