Welcome to the website of the United States
Association of Consecrated Virgins (USACV)

A voluntary association of consecrated virgins living in the world.  The purpose of the USACV is to provide support to its members in the faithful living out of their vocation to consecrated virginity and "…to assist one another in service to the Church as befits their state" (Canon 604, Code of Canon Law).   The USACV website is designed both to serve our members and to provide information about the vocation of consecrated virginity lived in the world.

The Most Blessed Virgin Mary is the patroness of the USACV, and years ago consecrated virgins also affectionately chose Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha as a patroness.  Thus it is with great joy that we celebrated her canonization on October 21, 2012 as the first native American Saint.  Likewise, it was with great joy, that we announced the release of the first volume of a new series, An Introduction to the Vocation of Consecrated Virginity Lived in the World.

The May issue of

The Lamp

is now available.

Upcoming Conferences in 2016 

The registration form for the Informational Conference is now available!  Click here and register

The registration for the Convocation is now available!  Click here and register!

2016 United States Convocation of Consecrated Virgins, August 6-10, 2016, The Cenacle Retreat and Conference Center, Chicago, Illinois

2016 National Information Conference on the Vocation of Consecrated Virginity, August 2-5, 2016, The Cenacle Retreat and Conference Center, Chicago, Illinois

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Join us in praying for Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for August:


That sports may be an opportunity for friendly encounters between peoples and may contribute to peace in the world.

For Evangelization

Living the Gospel: 

That Christians may live the Gospel, giving witness to faith, honesty, and love of neighbor.