The St. Martin de Porres National Shrine and Institute, in partnership with The Wojtyła Institute will offer three talks this fall on the different forms of consecrated life in honor of the Year of Consecrated Life proclaimed by Our Holy Father, Pope Francis. As a parish owned and cared for by members of a religious order, St. Peter Catholic Church is proud to host this informative and comprehensive series on religious life.
The schedule is as follows:
September 12, 2015, at 7 p.m. – First Order: Monastic Life
The presenters will be Abbot Leonard Wangler, OSB, on “The Beginning of Consecrated Life: the Monastic Vocation” and Sr. Mary Catharine Perry, OP, (via Skype-they are a cloistered order) on “The Cloistered Life.”
October 10, 2015, at 7 p.m. – Second Order: Friars
The presenters will be Fr. Paul Watkins, OP, and one of the CFR friars from NY.
November 14, 2015, at 7 p.m. – Third Order: Apostolic Life
The presenters will be Sr. Rita Marie, OP and another speaker.
All the talks will take place at St. Peter’s. All are welcome to Mass at 5:00 p.m., followed by hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m., and the talks at 7 p.m..
Also, please add these as calendar events. Each dates is as follows: Mass at 5:00PM, Reception at 6:00PM, Presentation at 7:00PM (to last about 1 ½ hours)