Religious and Consecrated Life

Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Fargo

The Presentation Sisters are a religious congregation of women who are committed to promoting peace and justice in the world. Their ministries include pastoral care, health care, social services, faith formation, spiritual enrichment, and housing assistance on Indian Reservations and throughout the Red River Valley, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and South America. Conference of Presentation Sisters

Sisters of Mary of the Presentation, Valley City

The Sisters of Mary of the Presentation are women who serve in a variety of ministries including education, healthcare, spirituality, hospitality, and prayer. Maryvale, their Provincial House, is in Valley City, where 31 of their Sisters reside. It is also their Hospitality Center, Spirituality Center, and Retirement Home for the Sisters. They own four hospitals, three of which are in North Dakota: Bottineau, Harvey, and Rolla. Their other hospital is in Spring Valley, Illinois. They also own several nursing homes in North Dakota: one each in Jamestown, Valley City, and Enderlin, and two in Fargo.

Carmel of Mary, a Carmelite Community near Wahpeton

Learn about Carmel of Mary. If you feel an inclination to live a contemplative life totally for Our Lord, then listen for His gentle invitation, follow His inspirations, and seek to know and follow His Will as a Carmelite.

Franciscan Sisters of Dillingen, Hankinson

The Sisters are the North American Province of the Franciscan Sisters of Dillingen in Bavaria, Germany—an international congregation that has existed since 1241. The Sisters serve in seminaries, elementary schools, hospitals, and homes for the ill and aged; in Pro-Life activities; in religious education on the parish level; in the making of vestments; in social works with the poor; and in the promotion of church vocations. To learn more about the Franciscan lifestyle, check out their blog Our Franciscan Fiat.

Sisters of the Society of our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT), Dunseith and Belcourt

The Sisters are in Dunseith serving the St. Louis Parish, as well as serving St. Ann's School on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in Belcourt. The SOLT Priests (The Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity) have been in Belcourt since '97, and the Sisters came in 2001. The Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity was founded in 1958 by Father James Flanagan. They are an international community composed of priests, deacons, brothers, sisters, and laity (married and single) working together on Family Ecclesial teams. They serve in areas of deepest apostolic need, witnessing to the life of the Triune God, and striving to bring all peoples to union with the Most Holy Trinity.

Third Order Franciscans of Mary Immaculate, Warsaw

We strive to promote and engender devotion to Our Lord Jesus through devotion and total consecration to Mary Immaculate, His Mother, through the writings and Mariology of St. Maximilian Kolbe, OFM Conv., priest and martyr of Auschwitz in 1941.
We are absolutely loyal to Holy Mother Church, to the Holy Father, Pope Francis. We are faithful to the liturgy, both to the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Mass, to the Lord Jesus in the Holy Eucharist and to Adoration, to Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, and to following St. Francis in humility, poverty, simplicity, and penance - All for the conversion of self and the whole world. To learn more visit

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