Jan 28, 2017 - 07:23 am .- On Saturday, Pope Francis stressed the importance of having a solid guide in the spiritual life since no one – neither laity nor consecrated persons themselves – can stay faithful for long without help.
May 27, 2016 - 11:55 am .- When Pope Francis met with the Sons of Divine Providence – also known as the Orionine Fathers – on Friday, he urged them to be faithful to the charism of their founder, St. Luigi Orione. So what is this charism?
Sep 20, 2015 - 06:37 pm .- Pope Francis on Sunday spoke from the heart about the importance of spiritual poverty, the danger of worldly wealth and the universal need for mercy. He made his impromptu remarks to Cuban priests, consecrated religious and seminarians at Havana’s cathedral.
Apr 14, 2015 - 12:00 am .- Well-formed vocations are more important than numerous vocations Pope Francis said in address to religious formators on Saturday at the Vatican.
Mar 28, 2015 - 01:56 pm .- On the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa of Avila's birth, Pope Francis praised the Spanish mystic and reformer for her witness of self-gift to God, as well as her particular relevance during this Year of Consecrated Life.
Feb 2, 2015 - 03:24 pm .- Pope Francis warned consecrated men and women against reducing their religious live to a “caricature,” calling them to instead embrace a life of obedience, which in turn leads to wisdom.
Dec 2, 2014 - 04:04 am .- Alongside the Year for Consecrated Life called for by Pope Francis, the Diocese of Shrewsbury, England, is observing 2015 as a year for vocations, promoting among the faithful the universal call to sanctity.
Apr 1, 2014 - 05:09 pm .- At age 19, Maria Teresa Alva was already involved with the Christian Life Movement in her native Peru, when she met members of the Marian Community of Reconciliation, also known as “Fraternas” — laywomen who have consecrated themselves to God in order to serve others in the world.
Dec 13, 2013 - 05:24 pm .- The consecrated women of Regnum Christi, the lay association of the Legion of Christ, have elected Spaniard Gloria Rodriguez as their next general director.