• Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George

    Alton, IL

  • Benedictine Nuns - Abbey of St. Walburga

    Virginia Dale, CO

  • Order of Friars Minor Conventual, St. Bonaventure Province

    Chicago, IL

  • Carmelite Nuns of Port Tobacco

    La Plata, MD

  • Carmelite Nuns of Terre Haute

    Terre Haute, IN

  • Maronite Monks of Adoration

    Petersham, MA

  • Poor Clare Nuns

    Belleville, Illinois

  • Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne

    Hawthorne, NY

  • Abbey of the Genesee

    Piffard, NY

  • Discalced Carmel of Cristo Rey

    San Francisco, California

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IRL Blog

Vocation Blog

A blog about vocations to the consecrated life.
  • On November 21 (the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple), the Church will celebrate World Day of Cloistered Life, also known as “Pro Orantibus” Day, which is a Latin phrase meaning “for those who pray.” This is an important ecclesial event for all Catholics worldwide to commemorate the hidden lives of consecrated … Continue reading Tuesday, November 21, 2017 – World Day of Cloistered Life →

  • Workers and the Unemployed That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good. For more information, visit the Apostleship of Prayer.

  • Most of us recognize the beauty of the religious life. For most, the beauty of monasticism stands out. But its other forms us as beautiful as well because love is the motivating center.  But why is the religious life beautiful? In order to answer that question we should first list the classical criteria of beauty. … Continue reading Beauty and Religious Life →