Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
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Boston College 
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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Tom Southard 
Conference of Major Superiors of Men 
301-588-4030 x240 

The Sky's the Limit: The Prophetic Call of the Brother in the Church
2020 Religious Brothers Symposium 

Join us on April 4, 2020 at Boston College for the 2nd triennial Religious Brothers Symposium.  

For up-to-the minute updates and information on the Symposium, please visit http://religiousbrothers.org/events/symposium/.

Registration Information

  • General admission: $75
  • Students, brothers in formation, and brothers under 35: $50
  • Optional Friday excursion to Spencer Abbey: $45

Scholarships have been generously made available by the Society of Mary (Marianist Brothers). To apply, send an email to tsouthard@cmsm.org with information on your situation.

Brief Program Overview

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Registration includes coffee, lunch, snacks, and Mass celebrated by Cardinal Sean O'Malley, OFM Cap. Keynote speaker: Bro. Guy Consolmagno, SJ, Director of the Vatican Observatory.

Friday evening, there will be a reception at the hotel (see below), 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. On Sunday morning, attendees are invited to join us at the hotel for breakfast and conversation.


Reservations can be made by at the Newton Plaza-Boston by clicking the link or calling 617-969-3010 and using the code CMS.  Rooms are $139/night, plus tax, for one king bed or two queen beds. Reservations must be made by March 2, 2020. The rate is available for April 2-April 7, 2020.

The Newton Plaza-Boston is a 7-minute drive or $8 Uber ride from the campus. 


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