"They (the consecrated) are men and women who can awaken the world. Consecrated life is prophecy. God asks us to fly the nest and to be sent to the frontiers of the world, avoiding the temptation to ‘domesticate’ them. This is the most concrete way of imitating the Lord." - Pope Francis
(Featured image is taken from the cover of "The Francis Effect" courtesy of Catholic Mission and Catholic Religious Australia.)
The Year of Consecrated Life begins on the weekend of 29 November 2014 until 2 February 2016, the World Day of Consecrated Life.