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Monthly Discernment Gathering AT BOSTON COLLEGE

“Do you have a calling to serve Christ as a Priest”? Vocation Discernment Group -  if interested in being part of this group of students who are exploring the idea of priesthood, please contact Fr. Devino at Manresa House:  devino@bc.edu


The Samuel Circle

Evening Gatherings of Single Men discerning Religious Life
A coalition of Men's Religious Communities serving in the Archdiocese of Boston will host The Samuel Circles, evening gatherings each month for young single men who are looking into the possibility of joining a Religious Community.

The next Samuel Circle will take place at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, 573 Washington St. Newton, MA on October 28, 2014 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. The following Samuel Circle will take place on November 25.

For more info go to https://www.facebook.com/Samuelcircles4mendiscerningreligiouslife or call Fr. Rocco at 508 429 2144. This initiative is one way to celebrate the upcoming year of Consecrated Life which begins in November.


FIAT! A Group for Discening Women

Fiat is a discernment group for single women considering a vocation to religious life in the Catholic Church.Join us on the last Wednesday of the month.

Our fall kickof meting wil be: October 29, 2014 7-9 pm

Topic: Vocation to Consecrated Virginity
Where: Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St. Newton, MA 02458

Next Meeting: November 19, 2014 Cinema Divina: A prayerful viewing of a movie in the light of Scripture

For more information, check out: www.facebook.com/FiatForDiscerningWomen
or contact Sr. Marian Batho, CSJ Phone: 617-746-5637 E-mail: Sr_Marian_Batho@rcab.org

Fiat! is a coperative project of the women religious in the Archdiocese of Boston


Join the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston for Taize Prayer!

All are invited to Prayer in the spirit of Taizé at 7:00 pm offered monthly at the Motherhouse Chapel of the Sisters of St. Joseph, 637 Cambridge St. Brighton, MA.

Upcoming Dates 2014

October 16th : November 13th : December 18th

Taizé prayer is a simple form of Christian prayer centered on scripture, silence, and song based on the daily prayer of the religious community in Taizé, France. As women of the Church rooted in the Gospel whose mission is to deepen relationships with God and neighbor, the Sisters of St. Joseph invite you to join in praying for unity and love in our world and in our own hearts. All are welcome. Bring a friend. Call 617.746.2029 for further information.


Manresa House and Vocations in the News:

See these news articles on the history of Manresa House:

Keeping the Door Open published in the Boston College Chronicle on October 20, 2011

Manresa House Props Doors Open To Vocation published in The Heights on September 26, 2011

'House of Inquiry' Opens published in the Boston College Chronicle on November 15, 2007


Other News Stories:

Ceremony Promotes Vocations published in The Heights on November 6, 2011

New Chaplain's Faith Inspired by Tragedy published in BU Today on September 26, 2011

Into the Future published in America on October 1, 2012.


Check Out This BLOG:

Click here to read a blog about a woman's blog about her journey of discernment towards a religious vocation.