Archdiocese of Colombo

Religious Congregations, Societies and Institutes

Contemplatives

  • Benedictine Nuns of Mater Unitas:  OSB
  • Holy Family Contemplatives:  HF
  • Order of Discalced Carmelites:  OCD
  • Poor Clare:  PCC
  • Rosarian Sisters of Sri Lanka:  CR
  • Religious Brothers

  • Brothers of Charity:  FC
  • Congregation of the Missionary Brothers of St. Francis of Assisi:  CMSF
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers:  FMS
  • Marist Brothers:  FMS
  • Religious Institutes of Men

  • Benedictine Fathers:  OSB
  • Blessed Sacrament:  SSS
  • Camillian Fathers:  OSCam
  • Claretian Congregation:  CMF
  • Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer:  CSsR
  • Dominican Fathers:  OP
  • Franciscans:  OFM
  • Franciscans:  OFM
  • Institute Voluntas Dei:  IVD
  • Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate:  OMI
  • Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Jaffna Province):  OMI
  • Rosarian Fathers:  CR
  • Salesians of Don Bosco:  SDB
  • Society of Jesus (Jesuits):  SJ
  • The Order of the Capuchin Friars:  OFMCap
  • Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Penance Fathers:  TOR
  • Religious Institutes of Women

  • Apostolic Good Shepherd Sisters:  RGS
  • Benedictine Sisters of Our Lady of Grace & Compassion:  OSB
  • Claritian Missionary Sisters:  RMI
  • Congregation of the Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod
  • Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart:  DOLSH
  • Daughters of St. Camillus:  DSC
  • Dominican Sisters of Malta:  OP
  • Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena - Philippines:  OP
  • Franciscan Missionaries of Christ King:  FMCK
  • Franciscan Missionaries of Mary Our Lady of Lanka:  FMM
  • Little Sisters of the Poor:  LSP
  • Missionaries of Charity (Sisters of Mother Teresa of Calcutta):  MC
  • Sister of the Holy Family of Bordeaux ( Jaffna Province):  HF
  • Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary:  SCJM
  • Sisters of Mary Immaculate:  SMI
  • Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help:  OSF
  • Sisters of Providence:  SP
  • Sisters of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians):  FMA
  • Sisters of the Holy Angels:  HA
  • Sisters of the Holy Cross (Menzingen):  HC
  • Sisters of the Holy Family of Bordeaux:  HF
  • Somascan Missionary Sisters:  MS
  • The Apostolic Carmel:  AC
  • The Daughters of Providence for the Deaf & Dumb:  DP
  • Canonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz on January 14

    Canonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz on January 14 Blessed Joseph Vaz (1651-1711) was an Indian priest from Philip Neri’s Congregation of the Oratory and co-founder of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka.