Ware Carmel As Christians and Carmelites we try to fol-
low Jesus Christ in faith hope and love for the glory of God
and for his reign on earth. The apostolic nature of our con-
templative prayer gathers all engaged in the active ministry
of the church (priests, theologians and lay persons) and
places us at one with the needs and longings of the whole
human family. Through the total gift of ourselves to God
we strive under the Spirit’s action to establish a community
of love. The Eucharist is the focal point of each day and
is prolonged and renewed by the Liturgy of the Hours, a
celebration of divine praise. Two hours daily are set aside
for silent and solitary prayer and there is further time
for spiritual reading. Through a careful balance between
solitude and life in community and all that is required to
earn our own living we try to give gospel values priority.
“In the heart of mother Church I will be Love” This is St
Therese’s understanding of the life - work of a Carmelite.
email@example.com. Member of Compass.
Sisters of the Holy Family of Bordeaux The Holy Family
was founded in 1820 by Pierre Noailles, a priest of Bordeaux. Our Family is characterized by its inclusive nature,
incorporating Apostolic and Contemplative sisters who
together form a Religious Institute; an Institute of Con-secreated Seculars; Priest Associates and Men and Women
Lay Associates. We are present on five continents and have
communities in 24 countries throughout the world. In
our diverse ministries, we continue the mission of Jesus
who came to bring good news to the poor and to gather
all God’s children into one family. We model our lives on
the Holy Family of Nazareth and the first Christians who
had but one heart and one mind. Our spirituality calls us
to choose life and to live in communion with God and
the entire cosmic family. Together we form a sacred community of life whose source is our Trinitarian God. http://
www.holyfamilybordeaux.org; maria@mcro wley.wanadoo.
co.uk. Member of Compass.
lish Region of Discalced Carmelites have communities at
Kensington (London), Boars Hill (Oxford), Gerrards Cross
and Preston. We embrace the religious life in friendship
and service of Jesus Christ, in imitation of and under the
patronage of the Virgin Mary, whose life of faith, simplicity
and intimate union with Jesus and his mission, constitutes
for us the interior model. Our vocation aspires to union
with God by the way of contemplation and apostolic zeal
indissolubly united, and to the formation of a fraternal
community as a sign of communion in the world. Prayer,
which is a life of prayer and a prayer of life, is nourished
by listening to the Word of God and the liturgy and with
the joys and hopes, sorrows and anxieties of the Church
and of humanity. It is a way of life of faith, hope and love.
com. Member of Compass.
Society of the Holy Child Jesus We are an international
community of Catholic women religious committed to
Christ, living their consecrated life in the spirit of the
Society founded by Cornelia Connelly in 1846. We believe
that God has chosen to need women and men in every age
to reveal God’s love as Jesus did. We serve in a variety of
educational, pastoral, social, legal and spiritual ministries,
through which we continue our mission to help others
understand that God lives and acts in them and in our
world and to rejoice in God’s presence. Trust and reverence for individual dignity and God’s loving mercy for
the human family and for all creation mark our lives and
our work wherever we are. firstname.lastname@example.org;
http://www.shcj.org/. Member of Compass.
Stone Dominicans Our religious life is essentially lived
in community, which is a sign in the Church and in the
world of that fellowship in Christ to which everyone is
called. We have prayer in common; we have shared meals,
and various forms of relaxation. Our community life is
also enhanced by our dependence on one another for
our needs, since we hold all things in common. Since we
have renounced the intimacy of marriage, friendship is
all the more important to us. Our ministries are diverse,
but in prayer, listening and mutual support, encouragement and active works, we are united in a Christ-centred
purpose. We commit ourselves to a search for Truth, and
to the strengthening of justice in our Congregation, and
in the wider communities in which we live. Together we
journey in hope to make the Incarnation a reality in the
lives of all people. email@example.com; http://
www.stone-dominicans.org.uk. Member of Compass.
Congregation of the Sacred Hearts, Ireland and England The Congregation of the Sacred Hearts represented
by the abbreviation SS.CC. after its Latin name Sacrorum
Cordium, is a worldwide missionary order whose mission is
to contemplate, live, and proclaim God’s love in the world.
There are over 1500 in the Congregation made up priests,
brothers, and sisters and an increasing number of lay associate members in over 30 countries throughout the world.
The Ireland-England Province has its provincial house near
Dublin for priests and brothers as well as sisters. There
are currently 23 male members and 16 female members
involved in a range of ministries from school chaplaincy
and retreat work, parish and pastoral support activities as
well as missionary support programmes. In Ireland, the
community is involved in parish work, chaplaincy, pastoral
care, and youth initiatives. In England, the congregation
is active in parish work in Ealing, Acton, and Nunhead in
South London. http://www.sacred-hearts.net; firstname.lastname@example.org. Member of Compass.
Salesians of Don Bosco, UK The Salesians of Don Bosco,
(SDB) are an international Roman Catholic Religious Order
of men dedicated to be signs and bearers of the love of God
for young people, especially those who are disadvantaged.
Founded by Saint John Bosco in Italy during the 19th
century, we now number over 16,000 Priests and Brothers, present in 128 different countries all over the world.
Wherever we work, the development of the young through
education and evangelization is the focus of all our concern
because we believe that our total dedication to the young
is our best gift to humanity. Saint John Bosco said, “I have
promised God that I would give of myself to my last breath
for my poor boys.” In the Salesian province of Great Britain
we have over 80 Salesians (Priests and Brothers) working
from eight communities, with responsibility for schools,
parishes, youth work, and a retreat center. We collaborate
with other members of the Salesian Family including the
Salesian Sisters, Cooperators, Volunteers of Don Bosco,
and past pupils. http://www.salesians.org.uk/; provincial@
salesians.org.uk. Member of Compass.
Josephite Community, UK The Josephites are a Roman
Catholic congregation of priests and brothers founded in
Belgium in 1817 specifically to work with young people.
Currently our confrères work in England, Belgium, California, DR Congo, Gabon, and Cameroon. The traditional
apostolate of Josephites has been in schools, but in recent
years the scope of our work has widened to include parishes and universities. The “Family Spirit” is one of the
distinguishing features of the way of life lived by Josephites.
Our strong sense of community life expresses itself in a
number of ways including our celebrations of the liturgy,
sharing meals, and enjoying each other’s company. http://
www.josephiteweb.org; email@example.com. Member of
Servites, UK Before the Servites ever existed as an
official religious Order, seven prosperous men came
together in the city of Florence, Italy. As a reflection of
the penitential spirit of the times, it had been the custom
of these men to meet regularly as members of a religious
society established in honor of Mary, the Mother of God.
Eventually, the seven left their comfortable homes, put
aside their finery and went to live together in a ramshackle
building. Today Servite Friars are found in Europe, North
and South America Africa, Asia, and Australia. From a
humble beginning we have been blessed with a long and
rich history. Like our Seven Founders, we go where the
needs of God’s people demand and seek the perfection of
the Gospel way of life under the protection of Mary, the
Mother and Servant of the Lord. http://www.servitechurch.
org; firstname.lastname@example.org. Member of Compass.
COMMUNITIES BASED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Ursulines of Jesus An international religious congregation, we are women who allow the Holy Spirit to urge us
to be the image and presence of Christ in the world today.
Today, as at the beginning of our Congregation, the love
of Christ spurs us on to look at the pressing needs of
our time in order to be at the service of life. Our original
ministries of education, nursing and support of priests
are now expressed in: parish pastoral ministry, catechesis,
spiritual accompaniment, university and hospital chaplaincy, counseling, holistic therapies, healthcare and
working with the marginalized. agnescuj@googlemail.
com; http://www.ursulinesjesus.org/. Member of Compass.
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart More than ever, what
the world needs now are men and women who can be missionaries of God’s compassion, kindness, gentleness, and
healing love. Whether you feel called to be a Religious (a
priest or Brother) or lay missionary, we invite you to join
our congregation. Through all of our actions and words,
we seek to promote healthy relationships with self, others
and God, to reach out to the isolated, marginalized and the
poor, and to proclaim God’s love to the world. Walk with
us as we follow the Way of the Heart and be on earth the
Heart of Christ. email@example.com; http://www.
misacor.org/. Member of Compass.
The Society of Jesus Founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola in
1540, and living in the spirit of his Spiritual Exercises, we
are servants of Christ participating in the Church’s overall
mission of evangelisation. We seek to proclaim Christ’s
love by our service of the poor and our work for justice.
We seek to uncover His presence in our world through
our engagement with culture and through dialogue with
men and women of other faiths. We seek to promote
His kingdom by being instruments of reconciliation, in
humanity’s relationship with God, with creation, and
amongst peoples. We are sent to where the needs are
greatest, and in particular to the frontiers where faith
and culture meet, where peoples of different faiths and
no faith encounter one another. We receive particular
missions entrusted to us by the Pope for the service of the
Church. firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.jesuit.
org.uk/. Member of Compass.
Order of Discalced Carmelites, English Region The Eng-
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