Since the early 1800’s over 80 religious communities of women have served the Diocese of Raleigh. Visit www.raleighcouncilofreligious.org for more information about women religious serving in the diocese.
Communities Currently Serving in the Diocese
Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Agnes
Daughters of Saint Mary of Guadalupe
Daughters of Wisdom
Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist
Sisters of Divine Providence
Sisters of Charity (Convent Station, NJ)
Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia
Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament
Sisters of the Holy Cross
Sisters of Mercy
Sisters of Notre Dame of Chardon Ohio
Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, MI
Immaculate Heart of Mary, Scranton, PA
Immaculate Heart of Mary, Immaculata, PA
Society of Saint Ursula
Communities That Have Served in the Diocese
Sisters - Adorers of the Most Precious Blood, A.S.C.
Calced Carmelite Nuns of the Ancient Observance, O.Carm.
Province of Allentown, Pennsylvania
Discalced Carmelite Nuns, O.C.D.
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, S.C.
Mount St. Joseph, Ohio
Sisters of Charity of Montreal (Grey Nuns), S.G.M.
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, S.C.N.
Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph, S.C.S.J.
Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, S.C.
Sisters of Christian Charity, S.C.C.
Mendham, New Jersey
Daughters of the Charity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, F.C.S.C.J.
Littleton, New Hampshire
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent DePaul, D.C.
Congregation of the Most Holy Rosary of the Third Order of St. Dominic, O.P.
Newburgh, New York
Daughters of the Church
Daughters of Jesus, F.I.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Daughters of St. Mary of Guadalupe, D.S.M.G.
Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, S.N.J.M.
Los Gatos, California
Sisters for Christian Community, S.F.C.C.
Sisters of Christian Unity
Dominican Sisters, O.P.
Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena, O.P.
St. Catherine, Kentucky
Adrian Dominicans of the Most Holy Rosary, O.P.
Congregation of St. Catherine de Ricci, O.P.
Dominicans of the Immaculate Conception, O.P.
Quito, Ecuador; Toulouse, France
Sisters of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis, O.S.F.
Allegany, New York
Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement, S.A.
Garrison, New York
Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, F.H.M.
New York, NY
Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, F.M.M.
Bronx, New York
Franciscan Sisters for Colored Missions
Sisters of St. Francis, O.S.F.
Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania
Sisters of the Third Franciscan Order, Minor Conventual, OMC
Syracuse, New York
Sisters of St. Francis of the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Family, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, OSF
Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis of Assisi of Penance and Charity, O.S.F.
Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, R.G.S.
Sisters of the Holy Cross, C.S.C.
Sisters of the Holy Union of Sacred Hearts, S.U.S.C.
Falls River, Maryland
Glenmary Home Mission Sisters of America, G.H.M.S.
Madre Pie Sisters
Little Sisters of the Assumption, L.S.A.
Province of United States
Little Sisters of Jesus, L.S.J.
Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, R.S.M.
Belmont, North Carolina;
Mission Helpers of Sacred Heart, M.H.S.H.
Missionary Benedictines of Tizzing
Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I.C.M.
Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity, M.S.B.T.
School Sisters of Notre Dame, S.S.N.D.
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, S.N.D.deN.
Province of Baltimore
Sisters of Our Lady of Wisdom
Sisters of Presentation
Newburgh, New York
Oblate Sisters of Providence, O.S.P.
Sisters of Providence, S.P.
Holyoke, Maryland, Terre Haute, Indiana
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the- Woods, S.P.
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana
Religious of Christian Education, R.C.E.
Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, R.S.H.M.
Tarrytown, New York
Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit, S.Sp.S.
Servants of Mary, O.S.M.
The Poor Servants of the Mother of God, S.M.G.
Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, C.S.J.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, C.S.J.
Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Newark, C.S.J.
Newark, New Jersey
Sisters of St. Benedict, O.S.B.
Bismarck, North Dakota
Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Mark, S.J.S.M.
The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Louis, S.S.L.
Woodland Hills, California
Society of Catholic Medical Missionaries
Society of the Sisters Faithful Companions of Jesus, F.C.J.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Ursuline Nuns of the Roman Union, O.S.U.
Eastern Province, Bronx, New York
Sisters of St. Joseph