Religious Orders


Does anybody know of any religious orders (brothers and priests) that dedicate their lives to serving the poor? I know there are the Franciscans, but I am looking for a different order.


Missionaries of the Poor


Alexian Brothers.



The Salesians do a lot of work with poor and at-risk children. You might give them a gander.


The Institute on Religious Life is a good place to search. This might be helpful.


Missionaries of Charity is my favorite order, but I know you already are aware of them.


The Jesuits do quite a bit of missionary work.


You should take a good look at the Capuchin Franciscans. Always look at what an order really does, don’t just look at their website (i.e. some websites look better than others)



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