Some Recommended Women's Religious Communities
William Fairman
2 May 1996

Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
265 Benham St.
Hamden, CT 06514
203-248-4225

Auxiliaries of the Blessed Sacrament
Blessed Sacrament Convent
916 Bluff St.
Beloit, WI 53511
608-362-3326

Benedictine Srs. of Pontif. Jurisdiction
Our Lady of Sorrows Priory
5900 W. 147th St.
Oak Forest, IL 60452
708-687-2877

Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
403 Allendale Rd.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
610-337-3864

Carmelite Nuns of the Ancient Observance
Carmel of Mary
Route 3 Wahpeton, ND 58075
701-642-2360

Carmelite Nuns of the Ancient Observance
3551 Lanark Rd.
Coopersburg, PA 18036-9324

Carmelite Nuns of the Ancient Observance
One St. Joseph Place
San Angelo, TX 76905
915-651-4959

Carmelite Srs. for the Aged & Infirm
Box 218, R.D. 1
Avila-on-Hudson
Germantown, NY 12526
518-537-5000

Carmelite Srs. of Divine Heart of Jesus
8585 La Mesa Blvd.
La Mesa, CA 91941
619-466-3163

Carmelite Srs. of Divine Heart of Jesus
1720 Sherwood Forest Cir.
Mississauga, ONT., CANADA L5K 1R1
416-822-5298

Carmelite Srs. of Divine Heart of Jesus
10341 Manchester Rd.
Kirkwood, MO 63122
314-965-1638

Carmelite Srs. of the Eucharist
26 Deborah Lane
Colchester, CT 06415
203-267-1149

Carmelite Srs. of the Most Sacred Heart
920 E. Alhambra Rd.
Alhambra, CA 91801
818-289-1353

Cloist. Dominican Srs. of Perpet. Rosary
217 N. 68th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53213
414-258-0579

Congregation of the Divine Spirit
409 W. Sixth St.
Erie, PA 16507
814-455-3590

Daughters of Mary Help of Christians
655 Belmont Ave.
Haledon, NJ 07508
201-790-7964

Daughters of Mary of Immac. Conception
314 Osgood Ave.
New Britain, CT 06053
203-225-9406

Daughters of Our Lady of Sacred Heart
424 E. Browning Rd.
Bellmawr, NJ 08031
609-931-8973

Daughters of St. Francis of Assisi
507 N. Prairie St.
Lacon, IL 61540
309-246-2175

Daughters of St. Mary of Providence
4200 N. Austin Ave.
Chicago, IL 60634
312-545-8300

Daughters of St. Paul
50 St. Paul's Ave.
Boston, MA 02130
617-522-8911

Discalced Carmel. Nuns-St. Teresa Assn.
Carmelite Monastery
59 Allendale
Terre Haute, IN 47802-4751
812-299-1410

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
716 Dauphin Island Pkwy.
Mobile, AL 36606
205-471-3991

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
Christo Rey Carmelite Monastery
721 Parker Ave.
San Francisco. CA 94118-4297

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
Carmel of St. Joseph
1833 Ringsted Dr.
Solvang, CA 93463
805-686-4292

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
1250 Carmel Ave.
Lafayette, LA 70501
318-232-4651

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
189 Madison Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960-6101

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
191 Twin Buttes Rd.
P.O. Box 690
Gallup, NM 87305-0690
505-722-4516

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
49 Mount Carmel Rd.
Santa Fe, NM 87501-4597
505-983-7232

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
428 Duane Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12304
518-346-4752

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
P.O. Box 57
Loretto, PA 15940
814-472-8620

Discalced Carmelite Nuns
5801 Mt. Carmel Drive
Arlington, TX 76017
817-468-1781

Dominican Nuns of Perpetual Rosary
335 Doat St.
Buffalo, NY 14211-2199
716-892-0066

Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne
600 Linda Ave.
Hawthorne, NY 10532
914-769-0114

Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia
801 Dominican Drive
Nashville, TN 37228
615-256-5486

Felician Sisters
Mother of Good Counsel Convent
3800 West Peterson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659-3198
312-463-3020

Felician Sisters
36800 Schoolcraft Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
313-591-1730

Felician Sisters
260 S. Main St.
Lodi, NJ 07644-2196
201-473-7449

Felician Sisters
600 Doat St.
Buffalo, NY 14211
716-892-4141


Felician Sisters
1500 Woodcrest Ave.
Coraopolis, PA 15108
412-264-2890

Francis. Mission. Srs.- O. L. of Sorrows
3600 S.W. 170th Ave.
Beaverton, OR 97006-5099
503-649-4268

Francis. Srs.- Christ the Divine Teacher
2605 Boles Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802
319-323-1502

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
2409 S. Alverno Rd.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
414-682-7728

Franciscan Srs. of Immac. Conception
11320 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
San Fernando, CA 91340
818-365-2582

Franciscan Srs. of Our Lady of Grace
Convent of Our Lady of Grace
1201 W. 4th St.
McCook, NE 69001
308-345-5412

Handmaids of the Precious Blood
Cor Jesu Monastery
P.O. Box 90
Jemez Springs, NM 87025
505-829-3906

Little Sisters of the Poor
80 W. Northwest Hwy.
Palatine, IL 60067-3580
708-358-5700

Little Sisters of the Poor
601 Maiden Choice Lane
Baltimore, MD 21228-3698
410-744-9367

Little Sisters of the Poor
110-30 221st St.
Queens Village, NY 11429
718-464-1800

Marian Sisters of the Diocese of Lincoln
Route # 1, Box 108
Waverly, NE 68462
402-786-2750

Missionaries of Charity
335 E. 145th St.
Bronx, NY 10451
718-292-0019

Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver
P.O. Box 1058
Chesterfield, MO 63006-1058
314-434-8084

Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood
P.O. Box 97
Shillington, PA 19607
610-777-1624

Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate
Marycrest
P.O.Box 658
Monroe, NY 10949-0658
845-783-2251

Passionist Nuns
8564 Crisp Rd.
Whitesville, KY 42378
502-233-4571

Passionist Nuns
1151 Donaldson Hwy.
Erlanger, KY 41018
606-371-8568

Poor Clare Missionary Sisters
1019 N. Newhope St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703-1534
714-554-8850

Poor Clare Nuns
Immaculate Heart Monastery
28210 Natoma Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94022
415-948-2947

Poor Clare Nuns
1175 N. County Rd. 300 W.
Kokomo, IN 46901
317-457-5743

Poor Clare Nuns
421 S. Fourth St.
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
320-251-3556

Poor Clare Nuns
809 E. 19th St.
Roswell, NM 88201
505-622-0868

Poor Clare Nuns of Perpetual Adoration
Our Lady of the Angels Monastery
5817 Old Leeds Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35210
205-956-5987

Poor Clare Nuns-Fedn. of Mary Immac.
Monastery of Poor Clares
215 E. Los Olivos St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3698
805-682-7670

Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration
2311 Stockham Lane
Portsmouth, OH 45662
614-353-4713

Poor Sisters of Jesus Crucified
261 Thatcher St.
Brockton, MA 02402-3997
508-588-5070

Poor Sisters of Nazareth
Nazareth House
3333 Manning Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
310-839-2361

Religious Daughters of St. Joseph
Santa Marta Hospital
319 N. Humphreys Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
213-260-8500

Rosarian Dominican Sisters
St. Michael's Convent
19292 El Toro Road
Silverado, CA 92676
714-858-0487

School Srs. - Third Order of St. Francis
Sancta Maria Convent
P.O. Box 906
Panhandle, TX 79068
806-537-3182

School Srs.-St.Francis / Christ the King
13900 Main St.
Lemont, IL 60439
708-257-7495

Sister Servants of the Most Sacred Heart
866 Cambria St.
Cresson, PA 16630-1713
814-886-7785

Sisters of Christian Charity
Mallinckrodt Convent
Mendham, NJ 07945
701-543-6578

Sisters of Life
1955 Needham Ave.
Bronx, NY 10466
718-881-8008

Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny
90 Brenton Road
Newport, RI 02840
401-846-4757

Sisters of St. Joseph the Worker
1 St. Joseph Lane
Walton, KY 41094
859-485-4256

Sisters of St. Rita
St. Monica's Convent
3920 Green Bay Rd.
Racine, WI 53404
414-639-1766

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth
1814 Egyptian Way
Box 530959
Grand Prairie, TX 75053
214-641-4496

Sisters of the Holy Spirit
10102 Granger Rd.
Garfield Heights, OH 44125
216-581-2941

Sisters of the Presentation of the BVM
St. Coleman Convent
Boght Rd.
Watervliet, NY 12189
518-273-4911

Sisters of the Resurrection
Mount St. Joseph
35 Boltwood Ave.
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY 12033
518-732-2226

Society of the Sisters of at. Joseph
1425 Washington St.
Watertown, NY 13601-4533
315-782-3460

Sr. Disciples of the Divine Master
60 Sunset Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10314
718-761-2323

Srs. of Charity of the Immac. Conception
R.D.2, Box 348
Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666-9355
412-887-0220

Srs. of Charity/O.L.Mother of the Church
Mother M. Theresita, SCMC, Supr. Genl.
P.O. Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
203-822-8241

Srs. of Immac. Heart of Mary of Wichita
605 N. Woodchuck
Wichita, KS 67212
316-722-9778

Srs. of Reparation of the Cong. of Mary
St. Zita's Villa
Monsey, NY 10952

Srs. of St. Francis of Perpet. Adoration
P.O.Box 766
Mishawaka, IN 46546-0766
219-259-5427

Srs. of St. Francis/Immac. Heart of Mary
P.O. Box E
Hankinson, ND 58041
70l-242-7197

Srs. of St.Francis of Martyr St.George
2120 Central Ave.
P.O. Box 9020
Alton, IL 62002-9020
618-463-2750

Srs. of Third Order of St. Francis
Motherhouse
St. Francis Lane
East Peoria, IL 61611
309-699-7215

Srs. of the Soc. Devoted to Sacred Heart
9814 Sylvia Aye.
Northridge, CA 91324
818-772-9961

Srs. of the Visitation -First Federation
2055 Ridgedale Drive
Snellville, GA 30278
404-972-l060

Srs., Servants- Immaculate Heart of Mary
Villa Maria Generalate
Immaculata, PA 19345-0200
610-647-2160

Visitation Nuns
Monastery of the Visitation
200 E. Second St.
Frederick, MD 21701
301-662-3322


Some of the above religious communities are relatively "new" but have
some type of ''official'' recognition (diocesan or otherwise). If you
need more information, please contact:

Mr. William D. Fairman
Society for Religious Vocations
10016 South Komensky Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453-4140
(708)424-4550 (Voice & Fax)
E-mail: william.fairman@ewtn.com

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