Days with Religious

Open House:

Meet the Religious

“I want to say one word to you and this word is joy. Wherever consecrated people are, there is always joy!” These words of Pope Francis capture the excitement of the religious men and women participating in this Year of Consecrated Life.   Religious houses around the country will be opening their doors on Sunday, February 8 for an Open House with Religious. Come and see our convents and meet religious sisters in your community.

APOSTOLIC LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

EVENTS IN ROME

 

Quote of the Day

“Indeed from the very beginning of the Church men and women have set about following Christ with greater freedom and imitating Him more closely through the practice of the evangelical counsels, each in his own way leading a life dedicated to God. So it is that in accordance with the Divine Plan a wonderful variety of religious communities has grown up which has made it easier for the Church not only to be equipped for every good work and ready for the work of the ministry - the building up of the Body of Christ - but also to appear adorned with the various gifts of her children like a spouse adorned for her husband…”    

Perfectae Caritatis, Perfect Charity,  1