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New Vatican letter on contemplation and consecrated life

December 11, 2015

The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life has issued “Contemplate,” a letter to consecrated men and women.

The letter is the third in a series of circular letters issued by the Congregation for the Year of Consecrated Life, which began on the First Sunday of Advent in 2014 and concludes on February 2, 2016. The first two letters were entitled “Rejoice!” and “Keep Watch!”

The Italian version of “Contemplate” is available for purchase from Libreria Editrice Vaticana. No online English translation is yet available.


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