What's New

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments June 18,...
In February, the Catholic Church in the United States partners with other organizations...
The 2020 Women's Religious Discernment Retreat will be held Feb. 14-15 at St. John...

Calendar of Events

Oct. 30
Prioress Installation of Sister Kimberly Prohaska, OSB
St. Scholastica Monastery
Nov. 1 - Nov. 7
National Vocation Awareness Week
Parishes - Nationwide
Dec. 5 - Dec. 6
National Collection for Retired Religious
All Parishes - Nationwide
Feb. 2, 2021
World Day for Consecrated Life
Celebrated in Parishes Feb. 6-7
Oct. 18, 2021 - Oct. 28, 2021
Discalced Carmelite Nuns National Meeting
St. John Catholic Center

Religious Order Directory of Arkansas

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Religious orders are listed in alphabetical order. Click on an order to find contact information for that community and its members. This directory is maintained by Sr. Mary Clare Bezner, OSB, diocesan minister for religious. If you have any questions or need to make a correction, please e-mail or call her at (501) 664-0340. For information about other organizations in Arkansas, see Associations of the Faithful or Diocesan Boards and Organizations.


Men Religious

Brothers of the Poor of St. Francis (CFP)
Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) CSSp
Congregation of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood (CPPS)
Indian Missionary Society (IMS)
Marylake Monastery •+
Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP)
Society of the Divine Word (SVD)
Subiaco Abbey •+

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Women Religious

Carmel of St. Teresa of Jesus •+
Catholic Teachers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (MCSC)
Daughters of Charity (DC)
Daughters of Divine Love (DDL)
Daughters of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary (FMSR)
Dominican Sisters (OP)
Dominican Sisters of Tam Hiêp, Vietnam (OP)
Holy Angels Convent •+
Missionary Carmelites of St. Teresa (CMST)
Missionary Catechists of the Poor (MCP)
Missionaries of Charity, Calcutta (MC)
Missionaries of Charity of Mary Immaculate (MCMI)
Religious Sisters of Mercy (RSM)
St. Scholastica Monastery •+

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Other Forms of Consecrated Life

Diocesan Hermits
Consecrated Virgin
Little Portion Hermitage

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Additional Resources

Associations of the Faithful
Diocesan Prayer for Vocations
How to Become a Religious Brother or Sister
Minister for Religious
Minister to Priests
Religious Glossary
Where do Religious Serve in Arkansas?

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What's New

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments June 18,...
In February, the Catholic Church in the United States partners with other organizations...
The 2020 Women's Religious Discernment Retreat will be held Feb. 14-15 at St. John...

Calendar of Events

Oct. 30
Prioress Installation of Sister Kimberly Prohaska, OSB
St. Scholastica Monastery
Nov. 1 - Nov. 7
National Vocation Awareness Week
Parishes - Nationwide
Dec. 5 - Dec. 6
National Collection for Retired Religious
All Parishes - Nationwide
Feb. 2, 2021
World Day for Consecrated Life
Celebrated in Parishes Feb. 6-7
Oct. 18, 2021 - Oct. 28, 2021
Discalced Carmelite Nuns National Meeting
St. John Catholic Center