Religious Orders of Women in our Diocese


hhHere 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 comprehensive guide of all religious orders in the United States, you may email Jasmine Pujol in the Office of Vocations at  and we will be happy to send you one free of charge.  Please include your name and correct mailing address.

BVM              Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Dubuque, IA)
                        Phone: 563-388-2351

CDNK            Sisters of Our Lady of Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
                        Phone:  727-440-0973

CSC                Sisters of the Holy Cross (Montreal, Quebec)
                        Phone:  514-481-1301

DW                 Daughters of Wisdom (Islip, NY)
                        Phone:  631-277-2660

FMA               Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (Haledon, NJ)
                        Phone: 973-790-7966

FSSE               Franciscan Sisters of St. Elizabeth (Parsippany, NJ)
                        Phone: 973-539-3797

HFIC              Hermanas Franciscanas de la Immaculada Concepcion (Comayagua, Honduras)

HHCJ             Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus  (Ifuho, Ikot Ekpene)

IHM                Sister Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Scranton, PA)
                        Phone: 570-347-5186

MHML           Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of the Light (Merida, Yucatan)

OP                   Dominican Sisters of Mary  (Guanajuato, Mexico)

OP                   Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters (Sinsinawa, WI)

OSB                Benedictine Sisters of Florida (St. Leo, FL)
                        Phone:  352-588-8320

OSC                 Sisters of St. Clare (Dublin, Ireland)

OSF                 Franciscan Sisters of Allegany (Allegany, NY)
                        Phone: 716-373-0200

OSF                Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Community (Syracuse, NY)
                        Phone: 315-634-7000

RC                  Congregation of Our Lady of the Cenacle (Chicago, IL)
                        Phone:  773-528-6300

SJP                 Servants of Jesus the High Priest (Vietnam)

SLW               Sisters of the Living Word (Arlington Heights, IL)
                        Phone: 847-577-5972

SND                Sisters of Notre Dame (Chardon, OH)
                        Phone: 440-286-7101

SNDdeN         Sisters of Notre Dame deNamur (Baltimore, MD)
                        Phone: 410-243-1993

SNJM              Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (Albany, NY)
                        Phone: 503-675-7100

SSCh              Sisters of St. Chretienne ( Wrenthan, MA)                
                        Phone: 508-384-8066

SSJ                  Sisters of St. Joseph (Chestnut Hill, PA)
                        Phone: 215-248-7200

SSJ-TOSF       Sisters of St. Joseph Third Order of St. Francis (Stevens Point, WI)
                        Phone: 715-341-8457

SSMA             Sisters of St. Michael the Archangel (Toronto, Ontario)
                        Phone: 281-692-1460

SSND              School Sisters of Notre Dame (Baltimore, MD)
                        Phone: 410-377-7774

VHM              Visitation of Holy Mary (Brooklyn, NY)
                        Phone: 718-745-5151


Lay Institute

SFCC              Sisters for Christian Community

SSC                Society of Sisters for the Church


Secular Institute

                      Caritas Christi