Communities of Religious Men

Benedictine Monks

The Benedictine Society (American Cassinese Congregation O.S.B.): Archabbot: Rt. Rev. Douglas Nowicki, O.S.B., St. Vincent Archabbey, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650. Phone: 724-537-4593, Fax: 724-539-2110.
Number of Members: 181. Baltimore: St. Benedict Parish.

Brothers of Christian Schools

The Brothers of the Christian Schools, District of Eastern North America: Provincial: Bro. Dennis Malloy, F.S.C., 444-A Route 35 South, Eatontown NJ 07724. Phone: 732-380-7926, Fax: 732-380-7937.
Number of members: 333. Baltimore Calvert Hall College High School.

Capuchin Franciscan Friars

Capuchin Franciscan Friars (Province of St. Augustine):Congregation Leader: Rev. Paul Kuppe, O.F.M. Cap., 220 37th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Phone: 412-682-6011, Fax: 412-682-0506. Local contact: Rev. John Pfannenstiel, O.F.M. Cap., St. Ambrose Friary, 4502 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215. Phone: 410-367-0334, Fax: 410-542-6056.

Number of Members: 187. Baltimore: St. Ambrose Parish, Tri-Parish Catholic Community. Cresaptown: St. Ambrose Parish. Cumberland: SS. Peter & Paul Parish.

Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (The Redemptorists)

Vocations | Redemptorists of the Baltimore Province: Redemptorist Fathers and Brothers: Provincial Superior: Very Rev. Kevin Moley, 7509 Shore Road, Brooklyn, NY 11209. Phone: 718-833-1900.

Number of Members: 172. Number of Members in Archdiocese: 31. Baltimore: Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Sacred Heart of Jesus. Annapolis: St. Mary’s Parish.

Crosier Fathers

Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (Crosier Fathers and Brothers): Provincial: Very Rev. Thomas R. Carkhuff, O.S.C., 3510 Vivian Avenue, Shoreview, MN 55126-3852. Phone: 651-486-7456, Fax: 651-287-1130. Contact: Bro. James Scher, O.S.C., Administrator, Crosier Community of Phoenix, 2617 East Campbell Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Phone: 602-224-0434.

Number of Members: 88. Emmitsburg: Mt. St. Mary’s College & Seminary. For additional information about the Crosier Fathers, contact Jane Mitchell.

Franciscan Friars (Holy Name Province)

Order of Friars Minor of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus (Franciscan Friars, Holy Name Province):Provincial Minister: Rev. John M. Felice, O.F.M., 126 West 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001-3202. Phone: 212-967-6300, Fax: 212-967-6344.

Number of Members: 443. Baltimore: Maryland Trauma Center, University of Maryland Hospital.

Franciscan Friars Conventual (OFM Conv.)

Order of Friars Minor Conventual, Our Lady of the Angels Province U.S.A., Inc.: Contact: Fr. Richard-Jacob Forcier, OFM Conv., (Province Secretary), Provincial House, 12300 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042-1419. Phone: 410-531-1400, Fax: 410-531-4881.

Number of Members: 200. Baltimore: Archbishop Curley High School, Church of the Annunciation, St. Ann Parish, St. Brigid Parish, St. Casimir Parish, St. Clement Mary Hofbauer Parish, St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, St. Wenceslaus Parish. Ellicott City: Portiuncula Friary (Provincial House), Sanctuary of St. Anthony.  Individual and/or other ministries include those at St. Frances Academy, Baltimore, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Baltimore, and at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, Catonsville.

Franciscan Third Order Regular

Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Third Order Regular (Franciscan Third Order Regular): Minister Provincial: Very Rev. Christian Oravec, T.O.R., Provincial Residence, P.O. Box 137, Loretto, PA 15940. Phone: 814-472-8906, Fax: 814-472-8992.

Number of Members: 165. Baltimore: St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, St. Wenceslaus Parish.


Corporation of the Roman Catholic Clergymen, Maryland (Society of Jesus, Maryland): Contact: Very Rev. James M. Shea, S.J., 8600 LaSalle Rd, Suite 620, Towson, MD 21286. Phone: 443-921-1310, Fax: 443-921-1313.

Number of members: 330. Baltimore: Colombiere Residence, Ferdinand Wheeler House, St. Ignatius Parish, St. Ignatius Loyola Academy, Loyola University Maryland, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. Towson: Loyola Blakefield. Woodstock: St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Parish.

Josephite Fathers & Brothers

St. Joseph Society of the Sacred Heart: Superior General: Very Rev. Edward J. Chiffriller, S.S.J., House of Central Administration, 1130 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202-3802. Phone: 410-727-3386, Fax: 410-727-1006.
Baltimore: St. Francis Xavier Parish, House of Central Administration, St. Joseph Manor, St. Joseph’s Residence, St. Pius V Parish, St. Peter Claver Parish, St. Veronica Parish.

Legionaries of Christ

Legionaries of Christ: Territorial Director: Rev. Joseph Burtka, L.C., 592 Columbus Avenue, Thornwood, NY 10594. Local Contact: Rev. Steven Reilly, L.C., Springhill Center for Family Development, 1134 Bacon Ridge Road, Crownsville, MD 21032. Phone: 301-580-0340.

Number of Members: 235. Cooksville: Woodmont Academy. Annapolis: Springhill Center for Family Development.


Contact: Bro. Stephen Glodek, S.M., Marianist Provincial House, 4425 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108-2301. Phone: 314-533-1207, Fax: 314-533-0778.

Number of Members: 72. Baltimore: Marianist Provincialate, Mother Seton Academy. Sykesville: St. Joseph Parish.

Missionaries of St. Paul of Nigeria

Missionary Society of St. Paul, Inc.: Local Superior: Rev. Desmond Ohankwere, MSP, 3607 Meriburr Lane, Houston, TX 77021. Phone: 713-842-6090, Fax:713-747-4263. Number of Members in US: 40. The Missionaries of St. Paul (founded in Nigeria, where they have their headquarters) work in 16 dioceses in the U.S.A. Fr. Augustine Inwang, MSP is the pastor of Transfiguration Catholic Community, Baltimore.

The Order of Preachers (Dominicans) of the Province of Saint Joseph

2801 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218.
Serving the Charles Village area and Johns Hopkins University at Saints Philip and James University Parish.

Norbertine Fathers

Norbertine Fathers of Delaware, Inc. (Immaculate Conception Canonry): Contact: Very Rev. James D. Bagnato, O. Praem., Immaculate Conception Priory, 1269 Bayview Road, Middletown, DE 19700. Phone: 302-449-1840.

Number of Members: 11. Baltimore: St. Thomas More Parish.


Society of the Catholic Apostolic (Pallotines): Contact: Very Rev. Frank Amato, S.A.C., P.O. Box 979, South Orange, NJ 07079.

Number of Members: 23. Baltimore: St. Jude Shrine.


Congregation of the Passion (St. Paul of the Cross Province): Congregation Leader: Very Rev. Terence Kristofak, C.P., 80 David Street, South River, NJ 08882. Phone: 732-257-7177, Fax: 732-257-0042. Local contact: Rev. William Murphy, C.P., 251 S. Morley Street, Baltimore, MD 21229. Phone: 410-566-3750, Fax: 410-233-4974.

Number of Members: 200. Baltimore: St. Agnes Hospital, St. Joseph Parish.


Society of the Divine Savior: Congregation Leader: Very Rev. Peter Schuessler, S.D.S., 1735 Hi-Mount Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53207-1720. Local contact: Rev. Glen Willis, S.D.S., 104 Bishop Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20905-5858. Phone: 301-933-3451..

Salvatorians (Polish Province)

Society of the Divine Savior (Polish Province): Superior: Rev. Jozef Musiol, S.D.S., 5755 Pennsylvania St., Merrillville, IN 46410. Phone: 219-884-7118, Fax: 319-981-9224.
Baltimore: St. Rita Parish.

Society of Christ

Society of Christ: Provincial: Very Rev. Andrzej Maslejak, S.Ch., 3000 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48314-3808. Phone: 810-939-5022, Fax: 810-939-0195.

Number of Members: 52. Baltimore: Holy Rosary Parish.


Associated Sulpicians of the U.S. (Society of St. Sulpice): Contact: Very Rev. Ronald D. Witherup, S.S., Sulpician Provincial House, 5408 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210. Phone: 410-323-5070, Fax: 410-433-6524.

Number of Members: 68. Baltimore: St. Charles Villa, St. Mary’s Seminary and Univesity, St. Mary’s Spiritual Center, Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Sulpician Provincial House.


Holy Trinity Fathers Incorporated of Maryland (Order of the Most Holy Trinity, Immaculate Heart of Mary Province): Vicar Provincial: Rev. William J. Moorman, O.SS.T., P.O. Box 5719 (8400 Park Heights Avenue), Baltimore, MD 21282. Phone: 410-486-5171, Fax: 410-486-0614.

Number of Members in Province: 72, Number of Members in Archdiocese: 25. Baltimore: St. Mary’s Seminary, Blessed Marc Criado House of Formation (Holy Rosary Convent). Jessup: St. Lawrence Parish. Pikesville: Holy Trinity Monastery/Spiritual Center.


Congregation of the Mission of St. Vincent de Paul in Germantown, Inc. (Eastern U.S.A. Province): Congregation Leader: Very Rev. Thomas F. McKenna, C.M., St. Vincent’s Seminary, 500 East Chelten Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144. Phone: 215-848-1985, Fax: 215-844-2085. Local contact: Rev. Sylvester Peterka, C.M., St. Cecilia, 3300 Clifton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216-2624. Phone: 410-624-3600, Fax: 410-945-0157.

Number of Members: 195. Baltimore: St. Cecilia Parish, Immaculate Conception Parish. Emmitsburg: St. Joseph Parish, St. Vincent’s House.

Xaverian Brothers

Congregation of the Brothers of St. Francis Xavier (Xaverian Brothers): Contact: Brother Edward Driscoll, CFX, Xaverian Brothers Generalate, 4409 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229. Phone: 410-644-0034, Fax: 410-644-2762.

Number of Members: 265. Baltimore: Mount St. Joseph High School.