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Adorers of the Blood of Christ
Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Established in 1834 in Acuto, Italy, by the visionary St. Maria de Mattias, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ have been at the forefront of advancing women and nurturing societies for nearly two centuries. From their origins in Europe, brave pioneers of this order journeyed to the United States in the 1870s, founding orphanages, schools, and hospitals in Ruma, Illinois; Columbia, Pennsylvania; and Wichita, Kansas.

Type:

Women

States:

MO

Albertine Sisters
Albertine Sisters

The Congregation of Albertine Sisters Serving the Poor (Congregatio Sororum Albertinarum Pauperibus Inservientium (CSAPI)) or simply known as the Albertine Sisters; are Sisters of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis.

Type:

Women

States:

IN

Alexian Brothers
Alexian Brothers

Explore the mission of the Alexian Brothers, a venerable Catholic religious order dedicated to healing, caring for the sick, and serving the marginalized.

Type:

Men

States:

IL

Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

At the heart of the Apostles' mission is the motto "Caritas Christi Urget Nos - The Love of Christ Impels Us," a guiding principle that shapes every aspect of their lives. Inspired by the teachings of the Church and the charism of Mother Clelia Merloni, the Apostles are driven by the love of God to witness to the Gospel, grow in holiness, and minister to the people of God.

Type:

Women

States:

CT, FL, MO, NY, PA

Associate Community of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ
Associate Community of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

Are you seeking a vocation that aligns with your values of social justice, compassion, and empowerment? Discover the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, a community of dedicated women who strive to make a significant impact worldwide through their ministries and values rooted in the teachings of Saint Katharina Kasper.

Type:

Women

States:

IN

Augustinian Friars - Midwest Province of Our Mother of Good Counsel
Augustinian Friars - Midwest Province of Our Mother of Good Counsel

Are you searching for a religious vocation rooted in history, tradition, and a commitment to serving others? Explore the rich heritage of the Order of Saint Augustine, a vibrant Catholic religious community dedicated to preaching the Gospel and fostering unity among people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Type:

Men

States:

IL, WI, MI, IN

Augustinian Friars - Province of St. Thomas of Villanova
Augustinian Friars - Province of St. Thomas of Villanova

If you feel called to a vocation rooted in tradition, service, and spiritual growth, consider exploring the Augustinian way of life. Connect with our Vocation Directors to learn more about discerning an Augustinian calling and discover how you can contribute to our mission of spreading the Gospel and fostering unity in a diverse world.

Type:

Men

States:

PA, MA

Augustinian Friars - Western Province of St. Augustine
Augustinian Friars - Western Province of St. Augustine

The Order of Saint Augustine comprises over 2800 Augustinians in 47 countries worldwide, making a profound impact through their ministries and dedication to Christian ideals. In the United States, the Augustinians operate three regional provinces, sponsoring esteemed institutions like Villanova University and Merrimack College, along with various high schools and parishes.

Type:

Men

States:

CA

Barnabite Fathers and Brothers Clerics Regular of St. Paul
Barnabite Fathers and Brothers Clerics Regular of St. Paul

Are you seeking a religious vocation rooted in tradition, devotion, and community? Explore the rich heritage of the Clerics Regular of Saint Paul, commonly known as the Barnabite Fathers, a distinguished Catholic religious order dedicated to spreading the devotion to Christ Crucified and the Holy Eucharist.

Type:

Men

States:

PA

Benadictine Sisters - Annunciation Monastery
Benadictine Sisters - Annunciation Monastery

Are you seeking a meaningful way to serve God and humanity while embracing the Benedictine tradition? Explore the enriching opportunities offered by the Benedictine Sisters of Annunciation Monastery through our Ministry of Sponsorship.

Type:

Women

States:

ND

Benedictine Contemplative Sisters - Transfiguration Monastery
Benedictine Contemplative Sisters - Transfiguration Monastery

Are you searching for clarity and purpose in your life's journey? Explore the path of vocation amidst the tranquil setting of Transfiguration Monastery, where the Benedictine Sisters extend a warm invitation for individuals discerning their calling to retreat and reflect.

Type:

Women

States:

NY

Benedictine Monks - Marmion Abbey
Benedictine Monks - Marmion Abbey

Nestled in the heart of Aurora, Illinois, Marmion Abbey stands as a beacon of Benedictine tradition and spiritual exploration. Named in honor of Blessed Columba Marmion OSB, renowned for his sanctity of life and spiritual writings, the Abbey traces its roots back to the early 20th century when the Benedictine monks of St. Meinrad Abbey were invited to establish Fox Valley Catholic High School for Boys.

Type:

Men

States:

IL

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