December 10, 2014

Pope opens Year for Consecrated Life with call to joyful witness

On December 3rd, Pope Francis dedicated 2015 as The Year of Consecrated Life.

Through various initiatives in the coming months, Pope Francis told consecrated men and women in his message that their “shining witness of life will be as a lamp,” placed where it can “give light and warmth to all of God’s people.”

The Holy Father also told consecrated men and women to be “courageous,” reminding them that “he who feels the Lord’s love knows how to place full confidence in Him.”

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