***Please note: the Cloisterites are now Congregational Recluses for the CAMM/CCMM Sacerdotal Division. Should vocations
be attracted, they will branch off and form their own religious institute. Please see the "Ministry-to-Charism"
Welcome to the Cloisterite Family website.
will be answering questions about the Secular Reparatrices of Our Lady of the Cloister (Lay Cloisterites); the Stella Maris
Contemplatives--cenobites and eremites; and our other proposed Cloisterite communities.
***Please note: We are not affiliated with the Sisters of Mary Reparatrix.***
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The first years of an institute require of one who desires to enter a vocational grace capable of
overcoming the unique difficulties associated with the beginnings of any new institute. The problem is even more felt
today in view of the declining number of vocations.
Fr. Elio Gambari, SMM
"Canonical Establishment of
a Religious Institute: Process
and Procedures," page 180