Representatives of new forms of consecrated life to gather in Rome

Posted by Siobhan O'Neill Meluso
Tuesday 26, May 2015 | Category:   Consecrated Life

Representatives of new forms of consecrated life from 30 different religious orders and associations and including 20 different nationalities will gather in Rome on May 29 for the third "World Encounter for Associations of Consecrated Life." 

The members will attend workshops, conferences, and roundtable discussions to share the charisms of the new forms of consecrated life. The gathering will help foster understanding of the differences between the associations.

When Pope Francis declared this year the Year of Consecrated Life, he told religious: “I am counting on you to wake up the world!”

Read the full article here.

A guide of some of the terms used in the article and in discerning a vocation with a religious community: A dictionary for discerners.

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