Romeoville, Illinois, July 27, 2023—Christian Brothers Services (CBS) is proud to announce its role as a Gold Level sponsor and exhibitor at the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) 2023 National Assembly, themed "We are the Body of Christ: Charism & Community." The event will take place August 1-3 in Kansas City, Missouri.
This year's event is dedicated to exploring the intricate facets of charism and community, and the profound impact they hold on male religious communities. Joining CBS as exhibitors will be BMT, a division of Christian Brothers Services.
The CBS/BMT delegation at the conference comprises a distinguished group of individuals, each bringing valuable expertise, including Brother Thomas Hetland, FSC, Religious Institutes Relationship Manager; Sister Geraldine Hoyler, CSC, Religious Institute Consultant; Brother Peter Tripp, FSC, Member Relations Associate; Matt Dent, Senior Relationship Manager; Mark Fontana, BMT Senior Consultant; and Constance Neeson, BMT Director Benefit Eligibility Management.
A highlight of the conference will be a CBS-sponsored presentation by Fr. Tom Grant, SJ, Executive Director of the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA). Fr. Grant will share invaluable insights on "CARA/CMSM Survey Findings" on Tuesday, August 1.
CMSM, under the leadership of religious institutes, monastic communities, and societies of apostolic life, remains dedicated to addressing the life and concerns of its members within the United States. Moreover, it focuses on the evangelizing mission of these institutes, monasteries, and societies in the context of the church and culture in the country.
Christian Brothers Services has continuously demonstrated its commitment to guiding member organizations by providing practical solutions to their diverse business needs. CBS offers a comprehensive range of programs, including risk retention programs, retirement planning, health, property/casualty, financial, technology, and Catholic school management.
CBS looks forward to engaging with attendees and fostering collaborative efforts in support of religious communities and their vital missions.
About Christian Brothers Services
Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Romeoville, Illinois, Christian Brothers Services is a nonprofit, Catholic organization that administers cooperative programs in the areas of health, retirement, property/casualty, and technology as well as financial, administrative and Catholic school consulting to church congregations, organizations and dioceses internationally.
About Catholic School Management
Founded in 1973, NCEA Financial Consulting Services focused exclusively on finance and development consulting services for Catholic school and diocesan administrators. In 1979 demand for a broader scope of services resulted in the creation of Catholic School Management (CSM). In 2014, Christian Brothers Services acquired CSM's growing operations, making CBS the national leader in consultative guidance for Catholic schools. CSM's team of experts represents more than 500 years of experience in the education field with a focus on strategy, planning and leadership.
Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, Brenner, McDonagh & Tortolani, Inc., BMT Management and Financial Consultants was acquired by Christian Brothers Services in 2017. Providing premier consulting services to 280 religious institutes and many sponsored ministries in need of assistance, BMT offers the management of daily operations, including accounting and financial management, benefits eligibility management, human resources, investment consulting and real estate planning and sustainability studies.