Initials for lay orders/Third Orders/Oblates?

Is there a site that has the official “call letters” for lay orders?

I have seen lay passionists use several different letterings. Same for Oblates.

Thanks for the help. :slight_smile:

dominicans use ‘mr’ or ms/mrs’ with op after their names. ive also seen top and tosd

ive seen ocds for secular discalced carmelites

toc is third order of carmel

lay passionists could be just about anything. there are different groups at different locations, and they will all use different post-nomials

ofs is used by secular franciscans

oblate osb is used by benedictine oblates

i dont think ive seen an official list, though. such would be helpful.

blessings,
cloisters

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