Harvest of Prayer

1. pdf “Where People Pray Fervently, Vocations Flourish” (121 KB)
2. pdf “Mary's Humility: The Knock at the Heart of Christ” (119 KB)
3. pdf “Eucharistic Love Motivates and Founds the Vocational Activity of the Whole Church” (124 KB)
4. pdf “Prophetic Witnesses of God’s Love” (116 KB)
5. pdf(116 KB)pdf Signs of the Love of Christ” (117 KB)
6. pdf(116 KB)pdf (117 KB)pdf Witnesses to the Kingdom” (121 KB)

Through prayer, everyonebishops, priests, religious and laitycan make a powerful contribution to the IRL's mission: To support and promote the consecrated life, particularly vowed religious life, as a gift to the entire Church and an evangelical witness to the world!  

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  • We have just celebrated the Feast Day of St. Jane Frances de Chantal on Saturday, so it is wonderful to learn of the recent election results from the Assembly of the First Federation of the Order of the Visitation held  on July 26-28, 2017. Meeting at the Visitation Monastery in Rockville, Virginia, the Assembly participants … Continue reading First Federation of the Visitation Order Elect New President & Council →

  • The major religious orders of the first millennium of the Church were monastics. They sought stability outside the false order of the city. Hence, they did not live in cities. But mendicant orders did. They sought to transform the order of the city into the order of Christ, something they witnessed to in radical poverty … Continue reading St. Dominic and the Salvation of the City →

  • Right after the announcement of his resignation, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI reflected on the role of Peter at the Transfiguration. The lesson of the Transfiguration is the primacy of prayer and communion, the center of all activity. All this comes prior to activity. Contemplative religious are witnesses to this hierarchy. On this Feast of the … Continue reading Feast of the Transfiguration: The Primacy of Prayer →