Institutes of Apostolic Life


#1

Can anyone provide a list - an OFFICIAL list, if possible - of Institutes of Apostolic Life?

Thank you!


#2

There are not really that many societies of apostolic life in the Church compared to the amount of religious congregations
I can give you a few----
Maryknoll
Glenmary
Paulists
FSSP
Daughters of Charity
Missionaries of Africa
Oratorians

there are probably only about 20 in the entire church---I don't know where an official list would be???


#3

Try the Catholic Encyclopedia or the Catholic Almanac. I think that the word ‘institute’ is all-inclusive of orders, congregations, etc. and that there are therefore a lot of institutes. Over 300 in the US for women.


#4

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