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Guastallines

Luigia Torelli, Countess of Guastalla b. about 1500, d. 29 October 1559 or 1569, widowed for the second time when she was twenty-five, resolved to devote her life to the service of God. The Principality of Guastalla, which she had inherited from ...

                                               

Haudriettes

The Haudriettes were a religious congregation founded in Paris early in the fourteenth century by Jeanne, wife of Etienne Haudry, a private secretary of Louis IX, king of France. During the long absence of her husband on a pilgrimage to the tomb ...

                                               

Institute of Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart

In the autumn of 1888, there came to Baltimore, Maryland, a convert, Mrs. Hartwell, who previous to her reception into the Church had been interested in works of charity. Under the spiritual direction of Father Slattery, provincial superior of St ...

                                               

Little Sisters of the Poor

The Little Sisters of the Poor is a Roman Catholic religious institute for women. It was founded by Jeanne Jugan. Having felt the need to care for the many impoverished elderly who lined the streets of French towns and cities, Jugan established t ...

                                               

Little Sisters of the Sacred Heart

The Little Sisters of the Sacred Heart are a religious congregation of contemplative nuns in the world, founded by a Belgian widow Alida Capart in 1933 in Montpellier and whose spirituality is inspired by Father Charles de Foucauld. "Nazareth can ...

                                               

Marist Sisters

The Marist Sisters are an international congregation or order of Roman Catholic women. The Marist Sisters recognise Jeanne-Marie Chavoin as their Foundress and Jean-Claude Colin as their Founder.

                                               

Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a Roman Catholic female religious congregation, founded in 1880 by Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini. The aim of the Institute is to spread the veneration of the heart of Jesus through the practi ...

                                               

Oblate Sisters of the Virgin Mary of Fatima

The Congregation of the Oblate Sisters of the Virgin Mary of Fatima is a religious institute of women of pontifical right founded in northern Italy on 13 May 1978. It gained pontifical status on 31 May 2001.

                                               

Order of the Blessed Sacrament

The Order of the Blessed Sacrament is an enclosed congregation and a reform of the Dominican Order devoted to the perpetual adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

                                               

Order of the Most Holy Redeemer

The Order of the Most Holy Redeemer is a Catholic female contemplative religious order. Their traditional habit is deep red, and the scapular and choir-mantle blue, on the scapular there is a coloured medallion of the Most Holy Redeemer. The 15-d ...

                                               

Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

The Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ is a female congregation of the Catholic Church. It originated organizationally in Dernbach, where their supreme administrative body, the so-called generalate is still situated. Their organization for associates ...

                                               

Poor Servants of the Mother of God

The Poor Servants of the Mother of God are a religious congregation founded in 1872 by the venerable Mother Mary Magdalen of the Sacred Heart, Frances Margaret Taylor. She was closely assisted by her friend and benefactor Lady Georgiana Fullerton ...

                                               

Presentation Sisters

The Presentation Sisters, officially the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, are a religious institute of Roman Catholic women founded in Cork, Ireland, by Venerable Nano Nagle in 1775. The Sisters of the congregation use the ...

                                               

Religious Congregations of the Presentation

The Daughters of the Presentation were founded in 1627 by Nicolas Sanguin b. 1580, d. 1653, Bishop of Senlis. He turned his attention to the foundation of a teaching order to combat the prevailing ignorance and the resulting vice in the diocese. ...

                                               

Religious of Perpetual Adoration

Anna de Meeus 1823-1904 was the daughter of Count Ferdinand de Meeus, who was a member of one of the leading families in Belgium, and founder of the Societe du Credit de la Charite, which focused on funding Catholic schools for poor children and ...

                                               

Saint Paul Sisters of Chartres

                                               

Servants of St. Joseph

The Servants of St. Joseph form an international congregation of religious sisters in the Roman Catholic Church. It was founded by Mother Bonifacia Rodriguez-Castro on January 7, 1874, with the support and guidance of a Catalan Jesuit, Fr. France ...

                                               

Sisters of Charity

Many religious communities have the term Sisters of Charity in their name. Some Sisters of Charity communities refer to the Vincentian tradition, or in America to the tradition of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, but others are unrelated. The rule of V ...

                                               

Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

The Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth are a Roman Catholic apostolic congregation of pontifical right, based in the Convent Station area of Morris Township, New Jersey, USA. The religious order was established in 1859 in Newark, New Jersey, f ...

                                               

Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine

The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, a Roman Catholic religious congregation of women, have served health, education and social service needs in the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, since 1851.

                                               

Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception

The Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception were established in 1854 by Honoria Conway and her companions in Saint John, New Brunswick. They serve in Canada, Peru, and Ireland.

                                               

Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church

The Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church is a Roman Catholic religious public association of the faithful in the Diocese of Spokane in Washington. The group was formed by 15 nuns from Mount Saint Michael who were expelled in June 2007 from the C ...

                                               

Sisters of Nazareth

The Sisters of Nazareth, until recently known as the Poor Sisters of Nazareth, are a Roman Catholic apostolic congregation of religious sisters of pontifical right, based in London, England. Members live in "Nazareth Houses" in English-speaking c ...

                                               

Sisters of Saint Casimir

The Sisters of Saint Casimir are a Roman Catholic religious community of women founded in 1907 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, by Mother Maria Kaupas. It is dedicated to Saint Casimir, patron saint of Lithuania.

                                               

Sisters of Saint Joseph of Medaille

The Sisters of Saint Joseph of Medaille aka Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Bourg is a Roman Catholic congregation of women. Its forebearer, the Congregation of Sisters of Saint Joseph was started in Le Puy, France by the Jesuit Jean ...

                                               

Saint Paul Sisters of Chartres

The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres is a Roman Catholic religious apostolic congregation of pontifical right for teaching, nursing, visiting the poor and taking care of orphans, the old and infirm, and the mentally ill. It was ...

                                               

Sisters of St. John the Baptist

                                               

Sisters of St. Louis

The Sisters of St Louis is a Roman Catholic religious order of nuns. It traces its origins back to France in 1797. It originally included men as well as women but subsequently became a women-only order. It is a small order with a total of 450 mem ...

                                               

Sisters of the Good Samaritan

The Congregation of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, colloquially known as the "Good Sams", is a Roman Catholic congregation of religious women commenced by Bede Polding, OSB, Australia’s first Catholic bishop, in Sydney in 1857. The congregati ...

                                               

Sisters of the Holy Childhood of Jesus and Mary

The Sisters of the Holy Infancy of Jesus and Mary, known also as Sisters of Ste-Chretienne, are a Roman Catholic international congregation founded in 1807 by Madame Anne-Victoire Mejanes, nee Tailleux, for the education of girls and the care of ...

                                               

Sisters of the Holy Faith

The Sisters of the Holy Faith is a Roman Catholic religious congregation, originally for the care of Catholic orphans. It now works broadly in the areas of education and faith development.

                                               

Sisters of the Holy Family (California)

The Sisters of the Holy Family of San Francisco, California, are community of Roman Catholic women religious established in 1872 by Lizzie Armer, known in religion as Sister Dolores Armer. Originally based in San Francisco, the S.H.F. community m ...

                                               

Sisters of the Holy Ghost (Dubuque)

The Sisters of the Holy Ghost of Dubuque were a Roman Catholic order of nuns. The congregation was founded in 1890 by the Archbishop of Dubuque John Hennessey, his task is the cultivation of devotion to God the Holy spirit and the education of yo ...

                                               

Sisters of the Holy Humility of Mary

The Sisters of the Humility of Mary is a Roman Catholic religious congregation, founded at Dommartin-sous-Amance, France, in 1855. The community immigrated to the United States in 1864, and established themselves near New Bedford, Pennsylvania. T ...

                                               

Sisters of the Holy Spirit and Mary Immaculate

The Sisters of the Holy Spirit and Mary Immaculate are a Roman Catholic female religious order based in Texas. It was established in 1886 in San Antonio, Texas. The founder of the order, Margaret Mary Healy Murphy, created the group in order to h ...

                                               

Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary are a Roman Catholic religious congregation. They were founded at Marijampole, Lithuania, by the Most Rev. Archbishop George Matulaitis, MIC on October 15, 1918. Sister to observ ...

                                               

Sisters of the Presentation of Mary

The Sisters of the Presentation of Mary are a religious congregation in the Latin Rite branch of the Catholic Church. It was founded in 1796 at Thueyts in the Ardeche department of south-central France, by Blessed Anne-Marie Rivier, originally, t ...

                                               

Ursuline Nuns of the Immaculate Conception

The Ursuline Nuns of the Immaculate Conception are a Roman Catholic apostolic congregation of pontifical right, based in Louisville, Kentucky.

                                               

Congregation of the Ursulines of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus

The Congregation of the Ursulines of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus, also known as the Grey Ursulines, is a Catholic order founded by Saint Ursula Ledochowska in Poland. At present the Congregation consists of over 900 sisters in 12 countries. The ...

                                               

Xaverian Missionary Sisters of Mary

The Xaverian Missionary Sisters of Mary or Missionary Society of Mary is a Roman Catholic religious institute. The members profess religious vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, in order to dedicate the entire life to the Catholic missions, ...

                                               

Missionary religious institutes and societies

A missionary order is a Catholic religious order devoted to active missionary work. No Catholic religious order was founded for that purpose, but all the mendicant orders have been active in this field and others too, in particular the Jesuits, w ...

                                               

Lay Mission-Helpers Association

The Lay Mission-Helpers Association was founded in 1955 by Msgr. Anthony Brouwers. LMH provides training and support for lay Catholics who serve three years in mission dioceses around the world. Since its founding LMH has sent more than 700 singl ...

                                               

Maryknoll Lay Missioners

Maryknoll Lay Missioners is a Roman Catholic organization inspired by the mission of Jesus to live and work in poor communities in Africa, Asia, and North America, responding to basic needs and helping to create a more just and compassionate worl ...

                                               

Missionaries of St. John the Baptist

The Missionaries of St. John the Baptist or Baptistines was a Roman Catholic religious institute dedicated to Saint John the Baptist. Congregation of missionary priests of St. John the Baptist, called Baptistines, was founded by a Genoese, Domeni ...

                                               

Teaching order

A teaching order is a Catholic religious institute whose particular charism is education. Many orders and societies sponsor educational programs and institutions, and teaching orders participate in other charitable and spiritual activities, a tea ...

                                               

Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn

The Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, formally known as the Congregation of the Religious Brothers of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis, were founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 1858. They have been actively involved in the education of boys an ...

                                               

Antonian Order of Saint Ormizda of the Chaldeans

The Antonian Order of Saint Ormizda of the Chaldeans is a Chaldean Catholic Monastic Order of Pontifical Right for men.

                                               

Communitat Casteller Ring

Communitat Casteller Ring is a Religious order for women in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria. KVN appeared shortly after the Second world war from the Bavarian girl guide movement Bund Christlicher Pfadfinderinnen. A religious community ...

                                               

Order of St Benedict (Anglican)

There are a number of Benedictine Anglican religious orders, some of them using the name Order of St. Benedict. Just like their Roman Catholic counterparts, each abbey / priory / convent is independent of each other. The vows are not made to an o ...

                                               

Jericho Benedictines

The Jericho Benedictines are a Society of Apostolic Life which is one of the forms of religious community within the Latin branch of the Catholic Church.

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