Articles for Consecrated Life

A Sight For Sore Eyes

An environment of survival withers the hearts of our elderly, taking away their ability to dream. In this way, it cripples the prophecy that our young are called to proclaim and work to achieve.

Consecrated Life and Humanitarian Crisis of Migrants/Refugees in the 21st Century

100 people coming from various countries and religious congregations have joined together in Rome from 22nd to the 25th of February to reflect on the role of Consecrated Life in the humanitarian crisis of millions of migrant/refugee men and women in the world today....

Fr. Patrick Griffin – Be Happy

"Be Happy" is the theme of this week's reflection by Father Patrick Griffin in his series Considering Consecrated Life Although we have moved on culturally, liturgically we remain in the Christmas Season. In these next days, rarely will you or I wish someone a “Merry...

An Open Door Policy – Fr. Pat Griffin

“An Open Door Policy” Considering Consecrated Life:  The images and symbols surrounding the Holy Year of Mercy make my head swim with content and possibility.  When my brain slows down, three favored images emerge at this point in my reflection.  All of them have a...
The Consecrated Life of a Vincentian

The Consecrated Life of a Vincentian

As we begin the year Pope Francis has dedicated to Consecrated Life VinFormation offers this photo essay based on the words of Saint John Paul II. See also the just released letter of Pope Francis in which he underlined the aims of the Year of Consecrated Life, namely...

Fr. Pat Griffin CM – An Undivided Heart

Fr. Pat Griffin CM – An Undivided Heart

Fr. Pat Griffin CM speaks with a group of discerners in the context of a year dedicated to consecrated life. “An Undivided Heart” Two years ago, when I was with the Daughters in Paris, I was searching for a unifying theme to capture some presentations which I wanted...

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