Reverend Mother Marie Andre on the Contemplative Life

SPIRITUAL READING about the Contemplative Life and to assist with Discernment:

Helpful Vocation and Discernment Links

  • Religious Life   Since 1974, the IRL has been a collaborative effort of Catholic bishops, priests, religious and laity to foster and strengthen vocations to the consecrated life.
  • Cloistered Life  Another site maintained by the Institute on Religious Life, offering information on the cloistered/contemplative life in general and on particular men’s and women’s communities.
  • CMSWR  Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious. Represents many women’s communities in the United States who live according to the mandate of the Catholic Church