I am starting this thread to show that communities being founded by laity have been part of the church for centuries.
Oblates of St. Frances of Rome, Italy:
Our Lady’s Nurses for the Poor, Australia:
The Work of the Cross, Mexico:
Mrs Cloisters OP
Little Servant Sisters of the Immaculate Conception:
Virtually every women’s community was at least co-founded by a layperson, since all women are laypersons in the Church.
Founded by lay persons who remained lay persons was the original intent of this thread.
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