Religious Life

Religious Orders of Women in our Diocese

Religious Orders of Women in our Diocese

Here is a list of religious orders of women who presently serve in the Diocese of St. Petersburg.  You may wish to contact them directly to get more specific information. If you wish to receive A Guide to Religious Ministries for Catholic Men and Women, a...

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Religious Orders of Men in our Diocese

Religious Orders of Men in our Diocese

Here is a list of religious orders of men who presently serve in the Diocese of St. Petersburg. You may wish to contact them directly to get more specific information. If you wish to receive A Guide to Religious Ministries for Catholic Men and Women, a comprehensive...

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What is Religious Life?

What is Religious Life?

Consecrated Life, or religious life, is a vocation in which members live in a community with a shared apostolate (or mission), charism (the particular expression of the community’s life, the community’s “culture”), and spirituality. All religious profess the vows of...

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Life of a Religious

Life of a Religious

Apostolic religious life is a form of consecrated life within the Church wherein the members profess vows of chastity, poverty and obedience within a Congregation or Community approved by the Church. Shared community life is an integral part of this form of...

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5 Signs of a Religious Vocation

5 Signs of a Religious Vocation

Five Signs Religious Life Might Be Right For You By Sister Colleen Therese Smith, A.S.C.J. Not long ago a young woman posed this question to me: “Does God send signs?” She had been praying to God for a very specific sign that would alleviate any doubt in her mind once...

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