Delegate for Religious

The Delegate for Religious is the primary liaison for the more than 2,000 men and women religious in the Archdiocese of Boston.  

For more information, please contact Sr. Germana Santos at 617-746-5637.

On November 21/22, parishes across the Archdiocese will hold the annual special collection for the Retired Sisters of the Archdiocese. If you will not be able to give to the collection at Mass, but would still like to make a contribution, please send a check made payable to the Archdiocese of Boston to Sr. Germana Santos, FSP, Delegate for Religious, 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, 02184.

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World Day for Consecrated Life

Fiat 1- A Group For Discerning Women, Fiat is a discernment group for single women considering a vocation to religious life in the Catholic Church.  Join us on the last Wednesday of the month. 

Samuel Circles for Men Discerning Religious Life:    A coalition of Men’s Religious Communities serving in the Archdiocese of Boston will host Samuel Circles, evening gatherings each month for young single men who are looking into the possibility of joining a religious community.  

The name for these gatherings is taken from the story of the call of the prophet Samuel who heard his name called from God as a young man and was aided by the prophet Eli.

For more information call Fr. Rocco at 508-429-2144. 

Mother Sofia Millican, OCSO, gave this presentation to religious of the Archdiocese of Boston on February 29, 2020, during a celebration of the Day of Consecrated Life: "Weathering the Storm--What gives us hope as consecrated religious, especially in these difficult times?" Mother Sofia is the Abbess of Mount Saint Mary's Abbey in Wrentham, MA. (Click here to download a copy Mother Millican's presentation.)

Margaret Guider OSF - Growing in Attentiveness, Tenderness and Generosity

On February 8, 2020, the women religious of the Central Region gathered for a Day of Celebration of the Consecrated Life. It was a time of fellowship, conversation, a wonderful presentation by Sr. Margaret Guider, followed by lunch and a concluding prayer. These occasions of being together are sources of encouragement and joy among us, religious of the Archdiocese of Boston.
Sr. Margaret Eletta Guider, O.S.F. is Associate Professor of Missiology, and the Chair of the Ecclesiastical Faculty, at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry.