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Consecrated Life

I. Vocations Websites [1]
II. Men’s Religious Orders [2]
III. Women’s Religious Orders [3]
IV. Public Associations of the Faithful [4]
V. Secular Institutes, Lay Associations and Lay Apostolates [5]
VI. Catholic Information [6]

All communities written in red are currently serving in and around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Those wishing to pursue a vocation to the consecrated life may want to start by speaking with vocation directors of these orders.

Vocations Websites

US Bishops Conference:
www.usccb.org/vocations [7]
www.usccb.org/cclv [8]

www.cincyserravocations.org [9]

Knights of Columbus: 
www.kofc.org/vocations [10]

NCDVD – National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors
www.ncdvd.org [11]

NCCV – National Coalition of Church Vocations:
www.nccv-vocations.org [12]

Guide to Religious Ministries
www.religiousministries.com [13]

IRL – Institute for Religious Life
www.religiouslife.com [14]

NRVC – National Religious Vocation Conference
www.nrvc.net [15]

Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious
www.cmswr.org [16]

Hispanic Vocations Support
www.revistaoye.org [17]

World Day of Vocations Messages
Pope John Paul II: www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/messages/vocations/index_en.htm [18]
Pope Benedict XVI: www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/messages/vocations/index_en.htm  [19]
Pope Francis:
vatican.va/content/francesco/en/messages/vocations/index.html [20]

United States Conference of Secular Institutes
secularinstitutes.org [21]

United States Association of Consecrated Virgins
consecratedvirgins.org [22]

World Day for Consecrated Life Messages
Pope John Paul II: www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/messages/consecrated_life/index_en.htm [23]
Pope Francis:
vatican.va/content/francesco/en/messages/consecrated_life/index.html [24]

Financial Support for Seminarians and Religious
Knights of Columbus Vocations Scholarships and Seminarian Support Programs
www.kofc.org/un/eb/en/about/activities/church/vocations.html [25]
Laboure Society
www.labouresociety.org [26]

Seminary Websites
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West
www.athenaeum.edu [27]
Pontifical College Josephinum
www.pcj.edu [28]
Bishop Simon Brute College Seminary
www.archindy.org/bsb [29]


II. Men’s Religious Orders

 IRL – Institute for Religious Life
www.religiouslife.com [14]

NRVC – National Religious Vocation Conference
www.nrvc.net [15]

Religious Ministries Guide Online
www.religiousministries.com [13]

Selection of Local and National religious orders

Alexian Brothers (Chicago, IL)
www.alexianbrothers.org [31]

The Augustinians (St. Thomas of Villanova, Philadelphia, PA)
www.augustinian.org [32]

Barnabite Fathers (Bethlehem, PA) 
www.barnabites.com [33]

Benedictine Monastery of Our Lady of Clear Creek (Hulbert, OK)
www.clearcreekmonks.org [34]

Benedictine Monks – St. Andrew’s Abbey (Valyermo, CA)
www.valyermo.com [35]

Benedictine Monks – St. Meinrad’s Abbey (St. Meinrad, IN)
www.saintmeinrad.org [36]

Brothers of the Poor of St. Francis (Cincinnati, OH)
www.brothersofthepoorofsaintfrancis.org [37]

Camaldolese Hermits (Holy Family Hermitage; Bloomingdale, OH)
www.camaldolese.org [38]

Carmelite Hermits of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel (Christoval, TX)
www.carmelitehermits.org [39]

Carmelites (Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary) (Cody, WY) 
www.carmelitemonks.org [40]

Cistercian Abbey of Gethsemani (Trappist, KY)
www.monks.org [41]

Cistercian Abbey of New Melleray (Peosta, IA)
www.newmelleray.org [42]

The Comboni Missionaries (Cincinnati, OH)
www.combonimissionaries.org [43]

De La Salle Christian Brothers (Napa, CA)
www.delasalle.org [44]

Dominican Friars – Eastern Province (Washington, DC)
www.vocations.OPEast.org [45]

Franciscan Friars of the Assumption of the BVM Province (Franklin, WI)
www.franciscan-friars.org [46]

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal (Bronx, NY)
www.franciscanfriars.com [47]

Franciscan Friars, T.O.R. (Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Province) (Loretto, PA)
www.franciscanstor.org [48]

Franciscan Friars Minor Conventual (St. Bonaventure Province; Chicago, IL)
www.franciscancommunity.com [49]

Franciscan Friars, St. John the Baptist Province (Cincinnati, Ohio)
www.franciscan.org [50]

Glenmary Home Missioners (Fairfield, OH)
www.glenmary.org [51]

Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (Chicago, IL)
www.institute-christ-king.org [52]

Jesuits, Society of Jesus (Chicago, IL)
www.jesuit.org [53]

The Knights of the Holy Eucharist (Waverly, NE)
knights.org [54]

Legionaries of Christ (Roswell, GA)
www.legionariesofchrist.org [55]

Marians of the Immaculate Conception (Stockbridge, MA)
www.marian.org [56]

Marianists, Society of Mary (St. Louis, MO)
www.marianist.com [57]

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers (Maryknoll, NY)
www.maryknoll.org [58]

Mercedarians (Order of Our Lady of Mercy) (Philadelphia, PA)
www.orderofmercy.org [59]

Missionaries of the Precious Blood (Dayton, OH)
www.cpps-preciousblood.org [60]

Monastery of the Holy Cross (Society of St. John Chrysostom; Washington, DC)
www.rumkatkilise.org/stmhc.htm [61]

Pious Union of St. Joseph (Grass Lake, MI)
www.piousunionofstjoseph.org [62]

Oratory of St. Philip Neri (Cincinnati, OH) 
www.spncincinnati.com [63]

Order of St. Camillus (Servants of the Sick; Milwaukee, WI)
www.camillians.org [64]

Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (South Abbington Township, PA)
www.fssp.com [65]

Rosminians – Institute of Charity (Peoria, IL)
www.rosmini.org [66]

Salesians of Don Bosco (Eastern Province; New Rochelle, NY)
www.salesians.org [67]

Society of St. John Cantius (Chicago, IL)
www.canons-regular.org [68]

Society of the Oblates of Wisdom (St. Louis, MO)
www.rtforum.org [69]

The Vincentians (Eastern Province; Philadelphia, PA)
www.cmeast.org [70]


III. Women’s Religious Orders

Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious
www.cmswr.org [16]

IRL – Institute for Religious Life
www.religiouslife.com [14]

NRVC – National Religious Vocation Conference
www.nrvc.net [15]

Religious Ministries Guide Online
www.religiousministries.com [13]

Selection of Local and National Religious Orders

All Saints Sisters of The Poor
http://allsaintssisters.org [71]

Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
http://www.ascjus.org [72]

Benedictine Sisters of Covington
www.stwalburg.org [73]

Benedictine Sisters – St. Scholastica Monastery
www.osbchicago.org [74]

Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
www.bfranciscan.org [75]

Bridgettines (Order of the Most Holy Savior)
www.bridgettines-usa.org [76]

Carmelite Nuns of Ancient Observance, Monastery of St. Therese
www.carmelite-nuns.com [77]

Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirmed
www.carmelitesisters.com [78]

Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus (Central Province)
www.carmelitedcj.org [79]

Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles (Steubenville, OH)
www.carmelitesistersocd.com [80]

Congregation of the Humility of Mary
www.chmiowa.org [81]

Congregation of Mary, Queen American Region
www.trihvuong.org [82]

Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Mercy
www.queenmercysisters.org [83]
facebook.com/queenmercysisters [84]

Congregation of the Sisters of The Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ (IHM)
www.ihmmcsisters.org [85]
www.ihmguadaluperegion.org [86]

Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy
www.SisterFaustina.org [87]

Contemplative Sisters of the Good Shepherd
www.sistersofthegoodshepherdcontemplatives.com [88]

Daughters of Divine Love Congregation
www.ddlcongregation.com [89]

Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (Salesian Sisters)
www.salesiansisters.org [90]
www.salesiansisterswest.org [91]

Daughters of Our Lady of the Garden
www.sistersolg.org [92]

Daughters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
www.dongmancoi.org [93]

Daughters of Our Mother of Peace (Society of Our Mother of Peace)
www.marythefont.org [94]

Daughters of St. Francis of Assisi
www.laconfranciscans.org [95]

Daughters of St. Mary of Providence
www.dsmpic.org [96]

Daughters of St. Paul
www.daughtersofstpaul.org [97]

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
www.heartsawake.org [98]

Discalced Carmelite Nuns, Monastery of Mobile
carmelitemonasterymobileal.com [99]

Discalced Carmelite Nuns, Monastery of St. Therese of Lisieux
lorettocarmel.org [100]

Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ
www.dljc.org [101]

Dominican Cloistered Nuns, Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament
www.opnuns-fh.org [102]

Dominican Nuns of Perpetual Rosary and Adoration
www.stjudemonastery.org [103]

Dominican Nuns of Corpus Christi Monastery
www.opbronx.org [104]

Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne
www.hawthorne-dominicans.org [105]

Dominican Sisters of Mary Immaculate Province
www.nutudamihn.org [106]

Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, Ann Arbor
www.sistersofmary.org [107]

Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose
www.msjdominicans.org [108]

Dominican Sisters of the Presentation
www.presentation-op-usa.org [109]

Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia, Nashville
www.nashvilledominican.org [110]

Dominican Sisters, Immaculate Conception Province
www.sistersop.com [111]

Felician Sisters (North American Province)
feliciansistersna.org [112]

Franciscan Daughters of Mary
www.fdofmary.org [113]

Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows
www.olpretreat.org [114]

Franciscan Sisters of Christ the Divine Teacher
www.divineteacher.org [115]

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
www.fscc-calledtobe.org [116]

Franciscan Sisters of Dillingen
www.DillingenFranciscansUSA.org [117]

Franciscan Sisters of John the Baptist
www.sistersofjohnthebaptist.org [118]

Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist
www.fsecommunity.org [119]

Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate
www.franciscansoftheimmaculate.com [120]

Franciscan Sisters of the Poor
www.sfp-vocations.org [121] or m.sfp-vocations.org [122] (mobile site)

Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal
franciscansisterscfr.com [123]

Franciscan Sisters T.O.R. (Third Order Regular) of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother
www.franciscansisters.org [124]
www.facebook.com/FranciscanSistersTOR [125]

Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus
www.handmaidsoftheheartofjesus.com [126]

Handmaids of the Triune God
www.handmaidsjmj.org [127]

Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary
www.thejosephhouse.org [128]

Little Sisters of the Holy Family
www.holyfamilysrs.org [129]

Little Sisters of the Poor, Baltimore Province
www.littlesistersofthepoorbaltimore.org [130]

Marian Sisters of the Diocese of Lincoln
www.mariansisters.org [131]

Missionary Benedictine Sisters
www.norfolk-osb.org [132]

Missionaries of Charity
www.cmswr.org/member_communities/MC.htm [133]

Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo – Scalabrinians
www.scalabriniane.org [134]

Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver
www.clavermissionarysisters.org [135]

Oblate Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Hubbard, OH)
www.oblatesistersofshj.com [136]

Oblate Sisters of St. Francis de Sales
www.oblatesisters.org [137]

Olivetan Benedictine Sisters
www.olivben.org [138]

Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate
www.parishvisitorsisters.org [139]

Passionist Monastery of St. Joseph (Whitesville, KY)
www.passionistnuns.org [140]

Passionist Monastery of the Sacred Passion (Erlanger, KY)
www.erlangerpassionists.org [141]

Pax Christi Sisters
www.paxchristisisterscc.org [142]

Poor Clare Nuns
poorclare.org [143]

Poor Clare Colettine Nuns (Cleveland, OH)
www.poorclarecolettines-cleveland.org [144]

Poor Clares, Maria Regina Mater Monastery
www.thepoorclares.org [145]

Poor Clares of Cincinnati
www.poorclarescincinnati.org [146]

Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration (Portsmouth, OH)
www.stjosephmonastery.com [147]

Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery
www.olamshrine.com [148]

Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration of Sancta Clara Monastery (Canton, OH)
www.poorclares.org [149]

Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Michigan
www.rsmofalma.org [150]

Religious Teachers Filippini (Pontifical Institute)
www.filippiniusa.org [151]

Servants of Mary, Ministers to the Sick
www.sisterservantsofmary.org [152]

Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of MatarĂ¡
www.ssvmusa.org [153] (Provincial Website: English)
www.servidorasdelsenor.org [154] (International Website: English, Spanish, Italian)

Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary
www.piercedhearts.org [155]
www.corazones.org [156]

Servants of the Cross (Ottawa, Canada)
servantsofthecross.com [157]
companionscross.org [158]

School Sisters of Christ the King
www.cksisters.org [159]

School Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis
www.panhandlefranciscans.org [160]

Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati
www.srcharitycinti.org [161]

Sisters of Charity of Immaculate Conception
www.sistersofcharityic.com [162]

Sisters of Charity of Our Lady, Mother of the Church
www.sistersofcharity.com [163]

Sisters of Christian Charity
www.scceast.org [164]

Sisters of Divine Providence, Melbourne, Kentucky
www.cdpkentucky.org [165]

Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ
www.ihmmcsisters.org [166]

Sisters of Jesus Our Hope
www.sistersofjesusourhope.org [167]

Sisters of Life
www.sistersoflife.org [168]

Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church
www.sistersofmarymc.org [169]

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
www.sistersofmercy.org [170]

Sisters of Mercy, Alma, Michigan
www.rsmofalma.org [171]

Sisters of Notre Dame
www.snd1.org [172]

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Ohio Province
www.sndohio.org [173]

Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows
www.ols.org [174]

Sisters of Our Mother of Divine Grace
www.sistersmdg.org [175]

Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary of the Woods
www.spsmw.org [176]

Sisters of Reparation to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
www.sistersofreparation.org [177]

Sisters of St. Ann
www.suoredisantanna.org [178]

Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana
www.oldenburgfranciscans.org [179]

Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration
www.ssfpa.org [180]

Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Eucharist
www.osfholyeucharist.org [181]

Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George (Steubenville, OH)
www.altonfranciscans.org [182]

Sisters of St. John (Community of St. John)
csjohn.org/the-sisters [183]

Sisters of St. John the Baptist
www.baptistines.org [184]

Sisters of St. Joseph
www.csjoseph.org [185]

Sisters of St. Joseph the Worker (Walton, KY)
www.ssjw.org [186]

Sisters of St. Rita
www.sistersofstrita.org [187]

Sisters of the Good Shepherd
sistersofthegoodshepherd.com [188]

Sisters of the Lamb of God
www.sistersofthelambofgod.org [189]

Sisters of the Precious Blood
www.preciousbloodsistersdayton.org [190]

Sister Servants of the Eternal Word
www.sisterservants.com [191]

Sister Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
www.ihmimmaculata.org [192]

Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Wichita
www.sistersihmofwichita.org [193]

Sister Servants of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
www.sacredheartsisters.org [194]

Sisters of the Resurrection
www.resurrectionsisters.org [195]

Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis
www.franciscansisterspeoria.org [196]

Society of St. Teresa of Jesus (Teresian Sisters)
www.teresians.org [197]

Ursulines of Brown County
www.ursulinesofbc.org [198]

Visitation Monastery of Toledo (Toledo, OH)
www.toledovisitation.org [199]


IV. Public Associations of the Faithful

Children of Mary
www.childrenofmary.net [200]

Regnum Christi
www.regnumchristi.org [201]

IV. Secular Institutes and Apostolates
United States Conference of Secular Institutes
secularinstitutes.org [21]

A: Secular Institutes for Women

Caritas Christi

www.ccinfo.org [202]

Company of St. Ursula
www.companyofstursula.org [203]

B: Secular Institutes for Men

Sodalitium Christianae Vitae
sodalitium.us [204]

C: Secular Institutes for Women and Men (varying states of life)

Community of the Beatitudes
www.beatitudes.us [205]

Miles Jesu (Soldiers of Jesus)
www.milesjesu.com [206]

Opus Dei
www.opusdei.org [207]

D: Lay Associations

International Associations of the Faithful
vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/laity [208]

Associates of the Congregation of Divine Providence
cdpkentucky.org/page/associate-community [209]

Associates of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati
srcharitycinti.org/assoc.htm [210]

Association Jeanne Jugan (Little Sisters of the Poor)
littlesistersofthepoorcincinnati.org/association-jeanne-jugan [211]

Children of Mary Lay Missionaries
childrenofmary.net/laymissionaries [212]

Franciscan Sisters of the Poor Associates
sfp-usarea.org/get-involved/associates-are/ [213]

Lay Cistercians of Gethsemani (LCG)
laycisterciansofgethsemani.org/ [214]

Lay Dominicans
laydominicans.org [215]

Lay Missionaries of Charity
laymc.com/ [216]

Lay Marianists
marianist.com/lay [217]

Maryknoll Affiliates
maryknollaffiliates.org [218]

Maryknoll Lay Missioners
mklm.org [219]

Mercy Volunteer Corps (Sisters of Mercy)
mercyvolunteers.org [220]

Notre Dame Associates
sndohio.org/join-us/Associates.cfm [221]

Oblates of St. John
csjohn.org/oblates [222]

Order of Discalced Carmelites, Secular
cincycarmelites.org [223]

Order of St. Benedict Oblates
cincinnatioblates.org [224]

Precious Blood Companions
cpps-preciousblood.org/companions.html [225]

Saint Francis Third Order Confraternity of Penitents
franciscanthirdorderpenitents.com [226]

Secular Franciscan Order
holytrinityregionofs.org [227]

Third Order Carmelites
ocarm.org/en/content/ocarm/third-order [228]

Ursuline Companions
ursulinesofbc.org/index.php/ursuline-companions/we-are-a [229]

E: Lay Apostolates

Catholic Corps (Apostolate for Family Consecration)

www.afc.org [230]

Communion and Liberation
stgertrude.org/CommLibMtg [231]

Community of Saint Egidio
www.santegidio.org [232]

Eagle Eye Ministries (Community of St. John)
eagleeyeministries.org> [233]

www.focolare.us [234]

FOCUS Missionaries
focusoncampus.org [235]

www.larcheusa.org [236]

Neocatechumenate Way
www.camminoneocatecumenale.it [237]

SALT Program (Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm)
carmelitesisters.com/salt-program [238]

www.schoenstatt.org [239]


 VI. Catholic Information
The Vatican homepage
www.vatican.va [240]

Online Bibles

Fathers of the Church Writings
www.newadvent.org/fathers [244]

Catechism of the Catholic Church
www.usccb.org [245]

US Catholic Catechism for Adults
www.usccb.org [246]

Papal Encyclicals
www.papalencyclicals.net/all.htm [247]

Liturgy of the Hours
www.divineoffice.org [248]

Eternal Word Television Network
www.ewtn.com [249]

Catholic Answers Website
www.catholic.com [250]

New Advent
www.newadvent.com [251]

Bible Christian Society (Catholic Apologetics)
www.biblechristiansociety.com [252]

St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
www.salvationhistory.com [253]

Ignatius Press
www.ignatius.com [254]

St. Joseph Communications
www.saintjoe.com [255]

Catholics United for the Faith
www.cuf.org [256]

Crossroads Initiative
www.crossroadsinitiative.com [257]

St. Therese Marian Vigil Society
www.vigilsociety.org [258]

The Real Presence Association (Eucharistic Adoration)
www.therealpresence.org [259]

Life Eternal
www.lifeeternal.org [260]

Additional Catholic Links
www.newadvent.org/library/almanac_links.htm [261]


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