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Congregation for Institutes of consecrated life
and Societies of apostolic life

Year of Consecrated Life

Vita consecrata in Ecclesia hodie - Evengelium Prophetia Spes

 

 

     
Wake up the World - 15/19 September 2015        

WAKE UP THE WORLD
Gospel Prophecy Hope

"He called those whom he desired and they came to him".
(Mk 3,13)

World Meeting for Young Consecrated Men and Women
15/19 September 2015

Vatican City

 

Program
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Press Release

     

 

  "The aim is to reflect upon the fundamental aspects of consecrated life in the Church and the world in a multicultural context, and the demands on formation that this contemporary context entails.".

Program
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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CONSECRATED MEN AND WOMEN PARTICIPATING AT THE CONGRESS FOR FORMATORS

 
     
       

Word Day of Consecrated Life

Eucharistic Celebration presided over by His Holiness Pope Francis
2 February 2015 at 17:30
Papal Basilica of Saint Peter

     

 

     
        Vigil at St Mary Major (29 November 2014)

"...say that praying is not a waste of time, adoring God is not a waste of time. If we consecrated people do not pause every day before God, freely in prayer, the wine will be vinegar!"
(Pope Francis, Address to participants in the Plenary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life)

     

 

        The consecrated life in the Christian traditions. Ecumenical colloquium (22-25 January 2015)

"The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life has planned a number of initiatives to facilitate encounters between members of different expressions of consecrated and fraternal life in the various Churches. I warmly encourage such meetings as a means of increasing mutual understanding, respect and reciprocal cooperation, so that the ecumenism of the consecrated life can prove helpful for the greater journey towards the unity of all the Churches."
(Apostolic Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to All Consecrated on the occasion of the Year of Consecrated Life, 28.11.2014).

     

Logo
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Calendar
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Message of the Holy Father for the Opening of the Year of Consecrated Life (30 November 2014)
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To participants in the Plenary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (27 November 2014)
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Decree by which are established the works to be performed in order to obtain the gift of Indulgences on the occasion of the Year of Consecrated Life (23 November 2014)
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Apostolic Letter to all Consecrated people on the occasion of the Year of Consecrated Life (21 November 2014)
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

Address of Pope Francis to participants in the Ecumenical Colloquium of Men and Women Religious, held by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (24 January 2015)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Holy Mass for the Day of Consecrated Life (2 February 2015): Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis (Video)
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]