Religious Order vs. Religious Community


#1

What's the difference?


#2

Different charisms, different rules, different roles. One is not better than the other.


#3

I could be mixed up, but when I think of "order," I think of the name of the order. When I think of "community," I think of the members that live in that monastery or convent. They often speak of "community life" and the socializing, etc.


#4

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