Institute on Religious Life

Vocation Profile - Brotherhood of Hope

Brotherhood of Hope

Br. Patrick Reilly B.H.
Vocation Director
18 Lafayette Street
New Brunswick, MA 08901

732-628-0444
bropat@brohope.net
www.brotherhoodofhope.org

International?No
Professed members19
Year founded1980
Generalate/motherhouseSomerville, MA
Province/federationUSA

(Arch)dioceses
Boston, MA; Metuchen, NJ; Pensacola-Tallahassee, FL
Mission
Our community is one of brothers who serve the new evangelization of Pope John Paul II, particularly by reaching out to lapsed and uncommitted Catholics. We are involved in college campus ministry and men's retreats and conferences. We are active at secular university campuses as well. The charism of the brotherhood is the all-sufficiency of Jesus Christ, both as the foundation and directional force for a community life of strong fraternal bonds and as the prime motivation for a life of service to the spiritually poor.
Qualifications
A basic, solid manhood; not in debt; able to live community life well; advanced education not required but helpful.
Formation
A six-month to two-year postulancy is followed by a novitiate.
Age range/limit
18-35
Belated vocations?
No