Christian Brothers Services to sponsor Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) National Assembly

Romeoville, Illinois, July 31, 2019—Christian Brothers Services (CBS) is proud to participate in the upcoming Conference of Major Superiors of Men 2019 National Assembly, “Discerning Our Collective Witness,” discussing the future of religious life in the United States to be held Aug. 6 through Aug. 8 in San Antonio, Texas.

CBS will exhibit as a partner-level sponsor and introducing the keynote presentation by Fr. Ron Rolheiser, OMI, at noon, Wednesday, Aug. 7 . Fr. Ron is the author of numerous books and a popular speaker, retreat leader and workshop presenter, particularly in the areas of contemporary spirituality and religion and the secular world.

The assembly will explore the changing needs of leadership and religious life in four areas: (1) impact of the last 20 years on religious life and leadership, (2) leadership formation, (3) changing dynamics impacting religious life and leadership and (4) balancing ministry demands and personnel resources.

Representing CBS at the conference will be Brother Thomas Hetland, FSC, religious institutes relationship manager; Sister Geraldine Hoyler, CSC, religious institute consultant; Brother Peter Tripp, FSC, member relations associate; Mark Fontana, BMT Senior Consultant; Constance Neeson, director of BMT Benefit Eligibility Management; and Bob Fiorentino, business development specialist.                                                                       

CMSM is the canonically recognized pontifical conference organized to promote the welfare, community life, ministry and mission of 12,000 religious priests and more than 4,000 vowed brothers of the Catholic religious communities of men in the United States.




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.

About BMT
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.