Some Consociates are:

  • Young adults, “middlers,” elders
  • Living locally, living internationally (e.g. Kenya and England)
  • Activists, contemplatives, common folks
  • Parents, grandparents, foster parents
  • Married, single, partnered, divorced, widowed
  • Musicians, artists, photographers
  • Spiritual seekers, Catholic, Protestant, Unitarian
  • Religious ministers, spiritual directors
  • Retired, in transition, employed full time
  • College educated, educated by life and spirit
  • Volunteers, care givers, gardeners
  • Social workers, parole officers, coaches
  • Managers, clerical workers, students
  • School administrators, teachers, fund raisers
  • Speech therapists, holistic healthcare providers
  • Parish/church workers, labyrinth walkers
  • Workers for racial justice, legislative justice, environmental justice, and human rights

In other words — they love and serve in the world in many ways.

Demographics:

  • 172 Consociates since start of program in 1984
  • 4 Consociates became Sisters
  • 150 current Consociates
  • 16 current Consociate Candidates
  • 18 deceased Consociates