Vocation Resource Information


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This sticky is a quick reference source of Vocation resource information. Many thanks are due the CAF posters who contributed these links.

Posters who have additional links are encouraged to submit them for possible inclusion, and may do so by sending them via PM to Marian Carroll, Moderator.


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**VOCATION RESOURCES – Listings by Group
**

List of Religious Orders:
catholic-hierarchy.org/country/xrel.html

Websites Offering Lists of Various Vocation Contacts:
Catholic Answers:
catholic-forum.com/links/pages/Religious_Orders/

And –

What is VocationSearch? (from their website)
IRL’s VocationSearch (formerly called WebFact) program enables visitors to find information on more than two hundred selected Catholic religious/consecrated communities throughout the United States and beyond. Using one of the most advanced searchable databases for Catholic communities on the Web, VocationSearch reveals information on communities’ charisms, apostolates, prayer life and formation programs.

religiouslife.com/vocsearch/ and/or
religiouslife.com/

Augustinian Religious Communities
Friars, Sisters of Contemplative Life, Religious Congregations, Lay Fraternities
osanet.org/family/en/default.asp?page=members&language=en&section=fam

American Benedictine Vocation Directory
benedictine-srs-vocations.org/

Benedictines
benedictines.org.uk/abbeys/index.htm
and
federationofstgertrude.org/monasteries.htm

Catholic Vocations Ministry of Australia
catholicozvocations.org.au/index.php

Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land
http://198.62.75.4/opt/xampp/custodia/tsancta/00cust.php

List of Religious Orders:
catholic-hierarchy.org/country/xrel.html

National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors:
ncdvd.org/new/pages/direc…_directors.asp

Poor Clares Federation
wtu.edu/franciscan/pages/groups/clares/federations


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**
VOCATION RESOURCES – WOMEN**

CALIFORNIA
Holy Family Sisters: Fremont, CA
holyfamilysisters.com/

COLORADO
Capuchin Poor Clares
Our Lady of Light Monastery
capuchins.org/sisters.asp

ILLINOIS
Dominican Sisters Springfield, IL
springfieldop.org/

Felician Sisters
Congregation of St. Felix of Cantalice
feliciansisters.org/

INDIANA
Sisters of Providence:
sistersofprovidence.org/cgi-bin/site.pl
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN

MASSACHUSETTS
Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance (Trappistines)*
msmabbey.org/Cistercian_Life.htm

NEW YORK
Daughters & Sisters of Charity (Vocations offices in multi cities-see website)
sisters-of-charity.org/

Missonaries of Charity (Mother Teresa’s Order)
Bronx, NY
cmswr.org/member_communities/MC.htm

Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Mother Cabrini)
NYC
mothercabrini.com/

Resurrection Sisters
Castleton, NY
resurrectionsisters.org/

The Sisters of Life (founded by Cardinal O’Connor)
sistersoflife.org/
**
PENNSYLVANIA**
Holy Spirit Adoration (Pink) Sisters: Philadelphia
adorationsisters.org

Little Sisters of the Poor (Jeanne Jugan) - Pittsburgh
littlesistersofthepoor-pittsburgh.org/about.html

Sisters of the Holy Spirit
sistersoftheholyspirit.com
**
TENNESSEE**
Dominican Sisters of Nashville
nashvilledominican.org/

TEXAS
Benedictine Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery – Canyon TX
osbcanyontx.org/

Benedictine Sisters
Monastery of the Good Shepherd
Rio Grande City (Diocese of Brownsville TX)
www.starrcountybenedictines.org

*Indicates orders which sustain themselves in large part by the sale of foodstuffs and religious items.


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**VOCATION RESOURCES - MEN
**
**CALIFORNIA
**Diocese Vocations Office, Los Angeles
archdiocese.la/ministry/vocations/

Diocese Vocation Office, Oakland
oakdiocese.org/vocations/vocations.htm

ILLINOIS
Diocese Vocations Office, Chicago
chicagopriest.org/

Diocese Vocations Office-Joliet
vocations.com/Joliet/index.html

MASSACHUSETTS
Diocese Vocation Office, Boston
rcab.org/Vocation/HomePage.html

MISSOURI
Diocese Vocations Office, St. Louis
stlvocations.org/

NEW YORK
New York Vocations Office - Religious Life
ny-archdiocese.org/educat…eligious-life/

ORDERS (MULTI GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS)
Augustinian Community
osanet.org/en/default.htm

Benedictines - UK
benedictines.org.uk/abbeys/index.htm

Brigittine Monks*
Priory of OL of Consolation, Amity Oregon
brigittine.org/mission.html

Capuchin Franciscans (OFM Cap.)
Midwest Vocations Office:
capuchinfranciscans.org/s…geprogram.html

Carmelites
carmelites.net/vocations/index.html

Christian Brothers England
christianbrothers.org.uk/

Christian Brothers of the Midwest
cbmidwest.org/

Christian Brothers Oceania
christianbrothers.com.au/

Comboni Missionaries
combonimissionaries.org/

Congregation of the Resurrection (Resurrectionists)
resurrectionist.net/ (Rome, Italy)

De La Salle Christian Brothers
lasalle.org/

Dominicans at St. Albert’s Priory – Oakland
sap.opwest.org/

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal
franciscanfriars.com/

Franciscans of the Sacred Heart Province
brotherfrancis.com/

Jesuits
Ministries of the Chicago Province : Encompasses formation for Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and the archdiocese of Cincinnati. ?jesuits-chi.org/ministries/ministries.htm

Legionaries of Christ
legionariesofchrist.org/eng/index.phtml

Marist Fathers
maristfathers.org/

Mercedarians
Order of the Blessed Virgin of Mary of Mercy
orderofmercy.org/

Missionaries of the Poor
missionariesofthepoor.org/

Oratorians of Chicago
icparish.org/oratorians.asp

Oratorians of Kalamazoo, MI
St. Philip Neri House
stphilipnerihouse.org/

Opus Sanctorum Angelorum
Order of the Canons Regular ?of the Holy Cross
opusangelorum.org/

Passionist Fathers (St. Paul of the Cross)
cptryon.org/passionist/index.htm

Passionist Fathers of Australia & New Guinea
passionists.com/

Paulist Fathers
paulist.org/

Paulist Fathers Canada
paulistfathers.ca/

Redemptorists of North America
redemptorists.com/

Redemptorists (Abroad)
rc.net/redempt.au/vlinkredin.htm

Scalabrian Missionaries
scalabriniscbp.com/

Society of the Divine Word-Western Province
svd-ca.com/

Society of Mary (Marianists)
Province of the United States.
buildingcommunity.org/english/site.php

Trappist Monks Assumption Abbey*
Ava (southern Missouri.)
assumptionabbey.org/

Trappist (Cistercian) , Piffard NY*
geneseeabbey.org/

Trappist (Cistercian) Monks of Holy Cross Abbey*
hcava.org/pages/about.html

Trappist Monks OL of Guadalupe Abbey*
trappistabbey.org/history.html

Trappist Monks of St. Joseph’s Abbey*
Spencer MA
spencerabbey.org/

Vincentians
Midwest Province of the Congregation of the Mission
vincentian.org/index.shtml

White Fathers
mafroma.org/

SEMINARIES

Casa Jesus, Chicago
casajesus.org/

St. Joseph’s College Seminary, Chicago:
stjoseph.luc.edu/

University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary:
vocations.org/

Kenrick Glennon Seminary in St. Louis
kenrick.edu/

St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore
stmarys.edu/

*Indicates that these locations sustain themselves in large part by sales of food and religious items


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