Religious Men: Congregations with Priests and Brothers

Franciscans

The Franciscans have regular week-ends for men who are interested in experiencing the ‘Franciscan Way of Life’.   These week-ends are open to men between the ages of 20 and 40. They are by invitation, and only after meeting with the ‘Vocations Director’ at least twice.   If you are interested in discerning a vocation to follow

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Discalced Carmelites

The Discalced Carmelite Family is a religious order in the Roman Catholic Church. We, the members, trace our roots back to the ancient hermits on Mount Carmel, Israel, in the thirteenth century. Like them, we try to follow Christ with special emphasis on scripture and prayer. In this, we take Mary as our model. This way

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Conventual Friars

Prayer Before the Crucifix Most High, Glorious God, enlighten the darkness of my heart and give me, Lord a correct Faith a certain Hope, a perfect Charity, sense and Knowledge, so that I may carry out Your Holy and true command. AMEN. Work for the Lord As a conventual Franciscan   Contact person: Father James

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Carmelites

www.carmelites.ie The Carmelites are a religious order committed to the care and needs of people in all five continents of the world. They are the successors of the hermits who lived in the spirit of Elijah on Mount Carmel in Israel. To pray and do the work of the Church is the call of the

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Capuchin Franciscan Friars

We follow the Rule and Life of St. Francis of Assisi. We live in community. We pray together and we work together. Inspired by the example of our Capuchin Franciscan saints, like Padre Pio, Leopoid Mandic and many others, centre our lives on the Eucharist, meditation and prayer. Capuchins engage in a wide range of

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