religious orders

religious orders
   This term refers to a religious community whose members profess solemn vows. Sometimes the members are involved in ministries at a convent or monastery, and sometimes the members are involved in other ministries, such as teaching in schools, staffing parishes, or caring for the poor and sick.

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  • List of religious orders in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York — The Archdiocese of New York is home to a large number of religious orders and congregations. While there are not as many today in 2007 as there were in 1957, they still make up a large population of the archdiocese. In 1959, there were 7,913 nuns …   Wikipedia

  • Enclosed religious orders — An enclosed nun. Enclosed religious orders of the Christian church have solemn vows with a strict separation from the affairs of the external world. The term cloistered is synonymous with enclosed. The enclosure is regulated by Catholic church… …   Wikipedia

  • Definitors (in Religious Orders) — • Generally speaking, the governing council of an order Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Definitors (in Religious Orders)     Definitors (in Religious Orders) …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • SSPX-affiliated religious orders — are factions of religious orders associated with the Lefebvrist Society of Saint Pius X as autonomous entities. The following is a non comprehensive list: *Benedictines of Bellaigue, France *Benedictines of the Monastery of the Holy Cross, Brazil …   Wikipedia

  • Religious Life — • Overview and evangelical ideas on what makes up religious life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religious Life     Religious Life      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Religious Profession — • Describes both a declaration openly made, and a state of life publicly embraced Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religious Profession     Religious Profession      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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