World Day for Consecrated Life

Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins of Lagos Archdiocese, Nigeria. Credit: Lagos Archdiocese

“Let love be guiding virtue in all we do”: Nigerian Archbishop to the Consecrated

Feb 2, 2024

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos in Nigeria has urged women and men Religious to found their lives and ministry on the virtue of love, in compliance with the teaching and life of St. Paul, St. Therese of Lisieux, and St. Francis of Assisi, among others.

Pope Francis speaks at a Mass on the World Day of Consecrated Life, the feast of the Presentation of the Lord, on Feb. 2, 2024, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. | Credit: Daniel Ibañez/CNA

Pope Francis Urges Consecrated Men and Women to Cultivate "an intense interior life"

Feb 2, 2024

The Holy Father presided over Mass on Feb. 2 for the feast of the Presentation of the Lord in St. Peter’s Basilica.

Pope Francis says Mass for the feast of the Presentation of the Lord in St. Peter's Basilica, Feb. 2, 2022. Vatican Media

Never Lose Amazement at God's Wonders, Pope Francis Tells Consecrated Religious 

Feb 3, 2022

The amazed joy of Simeon and Anna at encountering and embracing Christ at the Temple is a virtue that consecrated religious should remember and imitate, the pope said in a homily addressed to religious brothers and sisters. 

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Kenya’s Male Religious Superiors Call for Prayers for Pioneer Missionaries in the Country

Feb 2, 2022

Members of the Religious Superiors’ Conference of Kenya (RSCK), the forum that brings together representatives of the male Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life in Kenya, have called for prayers for the consecrated persons who first brought the Gospel of Christ in the East African country.

Mass for the Word Day of Consecrated Life at the Holy Family Minor Basilica, Nairobi-Kenya / Archdiocese of Nairobi

Religious Men and Women Live for “God alone”: Nairobi Prelates Tell Consecrated Persons

Feb 11, 2020

While the global Catholicism marked the World Day for Consecrated Life on Sunday, February 2, the Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya marked the celebration Saturday, February 8 with Kenyan Prelates based in country’s capital, Nairobi, reminding the hundreds of religious men and women in attendance about their purpose of life anchored on living for and serving God.