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Religious Brothers Day

May 1st | The Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

Parish

Religious Brothers Day offers the opportunity to celebrate and give thanks to religious Brothers in our lives. It also allows considering how we all invite, walk with and encourage young people to discern God’s call in their life.

Ideas

  • Make an announcement at Mass
  • Put pictures and information about brothers from your parish/diocese in bulletin
  • Send a care package of practical items to a monastery in your diocese or nearby diocese.
  • Spread the word about the vocation and life of Catholic brothers in the bulletin and beyond.
  • Display a Religious Brothers Day banner or a Religious Brothers Day poster
Education

Religious Brothers Day offers the opportunity to celebrate and give thanks to religious Brothers in our lives. It also allows considering how we all invite, walk with and encourage young people to discern God’s call in their life.

Ideas

  • Make an announcement at school
  • Display a Religious Brothers Day banner or a Religious Brothers Day poster
  • Put picture and info of brothers from your parish/diocese in bulletin
  • Send a care package of practical items to a monastery in your diocese or nearby diocese.
  • Give a lesson on vows, religious brothers, the difference between priests and brothers.
  • Watch a 20-minute interview with Brother Leven Harton, OSB from Vocations LIVE! HERE or a deeper dive into the lives of Benedictine monks (brothers and priests) HERE
  • Put pictures and info of brothers from your school/parish on a bulletin board, poster, or newsletter.
  • Send a card signed by the students in your class to the brothers at a monastery in your diocese or nearby diocese.

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