Pathways to Religious Life

Pathways to Religious Life

by Thomas Gaunt, SJ (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190878153
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,256,273
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Father Thomas Gaunt, S.J. is the Executive Director of the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. Prior to CARA, he served in Jesuit governance as the Socius/Executive Secretary of the Jesuit Conference for nine years and the Formation and Studies Director of the Maryland and New York Jesuits for seven years. After ordination, he spent ten years as a pastor and as Director of Planning in the Diocese of Charlotte. Father Gaunt is actively involved with the L'Arche Communities in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Overview of the History of Religious Life in the United States
Chapter 2: Population Trends among Religious Institutes since 1970
Chapter 3: The Influences of Families on Religious Vocations
Chapter 4: The Influences of College Experiences on Religious Vocations
Chapter 5: The Influences of Volunteer Programs on Religious Vocations
Chapter 6: Other Factors Influencing Religious Vocations
Chapter 7: Associates and Religious Institutes
Chapter 8: New and Emerging Religious Communities
Chapter 9: International Sisters and Priests in the United States
Chapter 10: Learnings for Vocation Directors

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