A life With Meaning
Alex Gaitan

"I expect my life to be work. I want to help people without receiving anything, just to find Jesus in that way," says Alex Gaitan, a Claretian novice. More »

Where will my minstry take me?

The Claretians serve throughout the U.S. and in more than 60 countries. More »

A life of Service. Becoming a Claretian

There are several stages of involvement for those starting down the path to becoming a Claretian priest or brother. Each step, as an affiliate, candidate and novice, allows you to further explore Claretian community life and ministry. More »

Commitment to Service

The Claretians have a missionary style of ministry. We are ready to go wherever the need is most urgent. More »

St. Anthony Claret

Saint Anthony Claret
The founder of the Claretians was born in Spain in 1807, "on fire with God's love." More »

The Claretians: Events & Retreats

2014 Vocation Retreats

íSi, Se Puede! - Yes, We Can! Watch video of Claretian Father Bruce Wellems at the Chicago immigration march. Large (22mb) video download, broadband users only »

Explore these opportunities to get to know each other, and for service. More »

Meet the Vocation Director

Mario Delgado is the Vocations promoter for the Claretians' Eastern Province. More »

Ministry Opportunities: Some of the various ministries that participants choose from in the Claretian Summer Ministry Program include tutoring, art/music/drama director, sports activities, field trips, medical clinic, legal clinic, hospital ministry, youth ministry, shelter, soup kitchen, home visits, social justice, and neighborhood organizing.

Apply now for the Summer Ministry Program