Consecrated Life

The Office for Consecrated Life assists the Bishop in his ministry to the consecrated men and women who live and serve in the Diocese of La Crosse. The office supports these consecrated persons and their respective communities in fulfilling their unique charism and apostolic works by:

  • Promoting the vocation to consecrated life in collaboration with  Mater Redemptoris House of Formation and the Diocesan Office for Vocations
  • Assisting institutes of consecrated life, societies of apostolic life, or individual consecrated persons interested in living and serving in the Diocese
  • Mediating consultation on canonical matters concerning persons who follow or are seeking to follow the vocation of consecrated life
  • Maintaining a census of consecrated persons living and serving in the Diocese
  • Coordinating and promoting the annual Retirement Fund for Religious Appeal, as well as performing other administrative services