ministries + services

Religious & Consecrated Life

mission statement

The Office of Religious & Consecrated Life serves as the Bishop's delegate for the religious, promotes their presence and ministry, and officially represents them in matters directly related to the local church.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Office of Religious & Consecrated Life is a resource for the men and women religious living and ministering in the Diocese.


WHO WE SERVE

  • The men and women religious living and ministering in the Diocese of Orange

LEADERSHIP

The Office of the Vicar for Religious offers a pastoral presence through regular meetings and committees with bishops, diocesan leaders and major superiors. The Office of the Vicar for Religious maintains a connection between religious communities and all members of consecrated life and the Diocese of Orange.  This office works to welcome new congregations and individual religious to the diocese and assists them with housing, ministry agreements, religious compensation, distribution of materials and coordinating speakers for the Annual Religious Retirement Fund Collection.