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Friday, 21 November 2014 13:48

Year of Consecrated Life

yearofconsecratedlife 250Pope Francis announced that the year 2015 will be dedicated to the promotion of consecrated life, asking religious sisters, brothers and priests to "wake up the world" with their testimony of faith and joy. The Year of Consecrated Life will start on 30 November 2014 until its close on the World Day of Consecrated Life on 2 February 2016.

Speaking at the 2014 CRA National Assembly, Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz cm, prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life told Australian religious, "In this year, we want to recognize and confess our weaknesses, but we also want to show the world with strength and joy the holiness and vitality that are present in consecrated life."

Below are links to news and resources on this great celebration for Australian religious men and women and their ministries and communities in the region.