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What is Consecrated Life?

What is Consecrated Life?

A Response to a Call God calls each of us into existence as a unique and unrepeatable creation. In His love, He desires to enter into communion with us and for this end He gives each of us a specific vocation. A Call of Love Your vocation is the particular way that...

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FAQs About Consecrated Life

FAQs About Consecrated Life

A vocation is a call from God who created you to share intimately in His inner life of love. You are called to perfect love in union with God for all eternity! You live out this call by making a total self-gift of yourself in love. As you take up your cross and follow...

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Consecrated Life in Palm Beach

Consecrated Life in Palm Beach

Institutes of Women in Consecrated Life in the Diocese of Palm Beach tbd Numbers of Religious & Consecrated Religious Sisters – 68 Religious Brothers – 5 Religious Priests on Assignment - 27 Consecrated Virgins: 2 Office of Episcopal Delegate Link for Religious...

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Church Documents on the Consecrated Life

Church Documents on the Consecrated Life

Decree on the Adaptation and Renewal of Religious Life (Perfectae Caritatis) [10/28/1965] The Consecrated Life (Vita Consecrata) [Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, 3/25/1996] Essential Elements in the Church's Teaching on Religious Life as Applied to Institutes...

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Life of a Religious

Life of a Religious

About Apostolic Religious Life Apostolic religious life is a form of consecrated life within the Church wherein the members profess vows of chastity, poverty and obedience within a Congregation or Community approved by the Church. Shared community life is an integral...

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En Espanol

En Espanol

“¡Despertar al mundo! Sean testimonio de un modo distinto de hacer, de actuar, de vivir! Es posible vivir de un modo distinto en este mundo.”~Papa Francisco¿Que es la vocación? Los Padres Conciliares no escatiman esfuerzos para enfatizar que la santidad es la vocación...

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5 Signs of a Religious Vocation

5 Signs of a Religious Vocation

Five Signs Consecrated Life Might Be Right For You By Sister Colleen Therese Smith, A.S.C.J. Not long ago a young woman posed this question to me: “Does God send signs?” She had been praying to God for a very specific sign that would alleviate any doubt in her mind...

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Take the Discernment Self-Test!

Take the Discernment Self-Test!

Take the Self Discernment Test!Rating yourself using these 20 qualities or signs is a good way to begin your discernment of priesthood. Rate yourself on a scale of 0–5. A 0 means do have the sign at all. A 5 means the sign is very evident. The highest...

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What is Seminary Like?

What is Seminary Like?

The seminary is the place where a man is formed mind, body, and soul into the image of Jesus Christ.  Seminaries are not places where men walk around in silence all day chanting in Latin. Rather, they are places of joy, camaraderie, and deep learning!   Today’s...

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Recently Ordained Vocations

Recently Ordained Vocations

We are proud to announce our new initiative called "Meet our Recently Ordained!" The goal of this initiative is to continue promoting the importance of vocations in our Diocese of Palm Beach and to educate the community as to who some of our newly ordained priests are...

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