Definitions

Religious Men

Brothers fellowshippingPriests: The religious priest is a man who:

  • Shares both the sacrament of Holy Orders and profession into a religious community.
  • Chooses to live and work in a religious community of other priests and brothers.
  • Vows poverty, chastity and obedience like those in consecrated life.

Brothers: The religious brother is a man who:

  • Commits himself to Christ and the Christian Community.
  • Lives the vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience within a religious community.
  • Strives to meet the needs of the Church in ministries such as teaching, social work, technical occupations, etc.
  • Has a flexible lifestyle in order to meet current needs.