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    /slideshows/homeCustom975x335/2016_YOM_NewSlides_Revealing2A_AEN.jpg Solidarity with All "The vocation of the Brother is part of the answer that God gives to the absence of brotherhood which is wounding the world today." Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church, 6 Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life, Oct. 4, 2015 Above, Brother Adam evangelizes in the streets among the homeless of Boston.
    /slideshows/homeCustom975x335/2016_YOM_NewSlides_Revealing3A_JRB.jpg In Communion with God and His People "Religious Brothers find their natural habitat in this context of communion, by way of belonging to the People of God." Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church, 6 Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life, Oct. 4, 2015
    /slideshows/homeCustom975x335/2016_YOM_NewSlides_Revealing4A_RJM.jpg Total Offering "The Brother lives in communion with the Father, source of all life, through the total offering of his life to God in an attitude of praise and worship." Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church, 16 Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life, Oct. 4, 2015 Above, Br. Ray Morris receives the habit at his first vows at the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth.
    /slideshows/homeCustom975x335/2016_YOM_NewSlides_Revealing1A_THP.jpg The Face of Brother Christ "The Religious Brother makes visible in the Church the face of brother Christ, 'firstborn among many brothers' (Rom 8:20), creator of a new brotherhood which he established with his teaching and with his life." Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church, 15 Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life, Oct. 4, 2015
    /slideshows/homeCustom975x335/2016_YOM_NewSlides_Revealing8A_GROUP.jpg Witnessing to Brotherhood "Brothers 'give witness to brotherhood and sonship to which all the faithful are called. … In that way they are responding to the call to be experts in communion' [VC 46], effective signs of the possibility of living deeper relationships rooted in the love of Christ." (IMRB 24) Brothers on pilgrimage in Israel visit Ein Karem and the birthplace of our patron, John the Baptist.
    /slideshows/homeCustom975x335/2016_YOM_NewSlides_Revealing7A_PMR.jpg Imitation of Christ "Consecrated life, predominantly lay in its beginnings, proposes as a fundamental objective to imitate Christ in his way of living: chaste, poor and obedient." Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church, 9 Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life, Oct. 4, 2015
    /slideshows/homeCustom975x335/2016_YOM_NewSlides_Revealing5A_JD.jpg Witnessing to the Laity "The Brother reminds the committed lay Christian in the secular society that progress on the earth is not the ultimate goal." Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church, 17 Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life, Oct. 4, 2015
    /slideshows/homeCustom975x335/2016_YOM_NewSlides_Revealing6A_JEL.jpg Expert Guides in the Spiritual Life "Religious Brothers affirm, with renewed vigor, the original purpose of religious life... They do so as leaven in the dough, as expert guides in the spiritual life, fraternally accompanying other believers." Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church, 10 Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life, Oct. 4, 2015