Religious Life & Orders

Entering into God's will does not crush or destroy a person, but instead leads to the discovery of the deepest truth about ourselves. - Pope Benedict XI, Vatican Nov, 15 2010


Religious Orders for women in or Near the Diocese Of Lansing

Adrian Dominican Sisters (Adrian, Michigan)

Cloistered Carmelite Nuns of Ada (Ada, Michigan)

Consecrated Virginity

Daughters of St. Mary of Providence  (Chicago, IL)

Dominican Nuns (cloistered) - Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament

Dominican Nuns of Mt. Thabor  (Ortonville, MI)

Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist   Video 1 of the Community.  Video 2.   (Ann Arbor, MI)

Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids

Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement  (Garrison, NY)

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity (Manitowoc, WI)

Regnum Christi- Lay Consecrated Women and men

Madonna House- Lay Consecrated Men and Women

Legionaries of Christ - Men   (Cheshire, CT and Indiana)

Miles Christi- Lay Consecrated Women

Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, Ohio

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary  (Monroe, MI)

Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Michigan

Servants of God's Love , Facebook page  (Ann Arbor, MI)

Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara  (Washington, DC)

Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati

Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration  (Mishawaka, IN)

Sisters of Life (New York)

Sisters of the Congregation of St. Joseph - Kalamazoo MI or Cleveland OH

Sisters of the Living Word - Arlington Heights, IL

Sisters of the Precious Blood - Dayton OH

Sisters of the Holy Cross, USA Province -  Notre Dame, IN

Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT sisters), Detroit MI

Where can I find more Religious Orders & other forms of Consecrated Life?

Institute for Religious Life   (Men in Religious life included)

VISION Network 

Guide to Religious Ministries for Catholic Men and Women

Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR)

Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)

United States Conference of Secular Institutes

Financial Assistance to help before entering religious life.

The Laboure Society - An organization helps women & men pay off debt before entering convents

Funds for Vocations - An organization that also helps women and men pay off debt once accepted into a convent