WASHINGTON—Nearly all of the religious men and women who professed perpetual vows in 2016 had a strong prayer life prior to entering their religious institute, according to a survey on men and women religious conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University. The survey results were released February 2, to coincide with the annual celebration of World Day for Consecrated Life.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations (CCLV) commissioned the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) to conduct the annual survey of the religious profession class of 2016.
- From the USCCB: Religious Profession Class Of 2015
- Latest Pew Study details Catholics and attitudes toward the family
- From the USCCB: Pope Francis names Bishop Charles Thompson of Evansville as New Archbishop of Indianapolis
- World Day of Vocations May 7, 2017
- Dominicans in Africa and the Challenge of Prophetic Witness