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Religious & Concecrated Life

Charism: Greek CHARISMA, gift, from CHARIS grace; akin to Greek CHAREIN to rejoice: an extraordinary power (as of healing) given a Christian by the Holy Spirit for the good of the church.

Each religious community is a special blessing in our church, with its particular mission, spirituality, and flavor. Religious communities share much in common with each other, and yet, each one has its own unique spirit or 'charism.' Read about the religious life as it is lived in 11 communities with ministries in the Archdiocese of Seattle in a special section of The Catholic Northwest Progress.

2015 Religious Life Poster
Religious Life: Sisters, Brothers and Priests

Consecrated Life
Prayers for Consecrated Life
Year for Consecrated Life
Year for Consecrated Life
The USCCB Website for the Year of Consecrated Life.
The Sisterhood
Lifetime series that covers five young women who are discerning a vocation to religious life.
Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious
Website for the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious
National Religious Vocation Conference
Website of the National Religious Vocation Conference
Vision Vocation Network
Website of Vision Vocation Network

Visiting Laity
Ministry Clearance for Visiting Laity Brochure
Ministry Clearance for Visiting Laity

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