CAROA Intercessions


Community Name


1 For the Conference of Anglican Religious Orders in the Americas For the Mission of CAROA of enhancing our capacity to act collaboratively We are united by a common call to live consecrated lives in celibate community, personal poverty, and obedience to God as mediated through the wisdom of our communities.
2 Community of Divine Love Please pray for our incarcerated sisters and brothers and their families, an end to the death penalty, and an end to our current system of mass incarceration.
3 Community of the Holy Spirit St. Hilda's House, New York, NY, USA. Community Council. Branch Houses: The Melrose Convent and Bluestone Farm and Living Arts Center, Brewster, New York, USA.
4 Community of St Francis St. Francis House, San Francisco, California, USA. Sister Pamela Clare, Minister Provincial. Particular ministry to the poor, the marginalized, and the sick.
5 Community of St John Baptist Convent of St John Baptist, Mendham. New Jersey, USA. Sister Eleanor Francis, Superior. Ministry: St Marguerite's Retreat House.
6 Community of St Mary, Southern Province Sisters of St Mary, Sewanee, Tennessee, USA. Sister Madeleine Mary, Superior. Branch House: Sisters of St Mary, Marycroft – Banga-an, Philippines. For growth in our community, our oblate formation program, and our organic prayer program.
7 Community of St Mary, Western Province St. John's by-the-Lake, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sr. Letitia, Superior.
8 Aspirants to the Religious Life We pray that those who are called to religious life will respond to that call and explore their vocation
9 Community of the Sisters of the Church Sr. Heather Broadwell CSC, Canadian Sister Provincial. For the Sisters in Oakville and Hamilton in Canada.
10 Community of the Transfiguration Convent of the Transfiguration, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Sr. Jean Gabriel, Superior. Ministries: Bethany School, St. Monica's Recreation Center and Transfiguration Spirituality Center in Cincinnati, Ohio; Tabor Cottage in Northern Ohio.
11 Order of the Holy Cross Brother Robert James Magliula, Superior. Houses: Holy Cross Monastery, West Park, New York, USA; Mount Calvary Monastery, Santa Barbara, California, USA; Holy Cross Priory, Toronto, Canada; Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery, Grahamstown, South Africa; and for Monks not in Residence. Pray for the Holy Cross School in South Africa.
12 Order of Julian of Norwich White Lake, Wisconsin, USA. Mother Hilary, Guardian. Give thanks with us for the completion of our new guesthouse.
13 Order of St Anne Bethany Convent, Arlington, Massachusetts, USA. Sister Ana Clara, Superior. Ministry of witness to 21st Century Christians
14 Order of St Anne Chicago, Illinois, USA. For the Sister Judith Marie Mandrath, Reverend Mother. Work in Church of the Ascension and as teachers and counsellors. Pray for the Community following the death of Sister Mary Margaret, may she rest in peace and rise in glory.
15 Order of St Helena For the on-going process of settling in to our new convent in North Augusta SC, and for all those discerning a vocation to the religious life.
16 Order of St Benedict St. Gregory's Abbey, Three Rivers, Michigan, USA. Abbot Andrew, Superior. Please pray for Burton, our new postulant as of June 2015, and for our efforts with immigration to arrange for a Canadian priest to join us next spring.
17 Sisterhood of the Holy Nativity Bethlehem-by-the-Lake, Ripon, Wisconsin, USA. Sister Abigail, Superior.
18 NAECC/CAROA Executive Group For its work between annual meetings.
19 Sisterhood of St John the Divine Sister Elizabeth Rolfe-Thomas, SSJD, Rev. Mother. Houses: St. John’s Convent in Toronto, ON; BC House in Victoria, BC. In September, we received 2 Companions who are living, worshipping, and working with us until the end of July 2019.

Postulants and Novices

 We pray for those who are exploring vocations as Postulants and Novices, that they will be supported in discerning their call to  Religious Life. 

21 Society of St Francis Brother Desmond Alban, Minister Provincial. Friaries: Cathedral Center, Los Angeles, California, USA - Ambrose Cristobal; Antonio; Mission House, St Mary the Virgin, New York, New York, USA - Damien Joseph; Thomas; San Damiano Friary, San Francisco, California, USA - Camilo Guerrero; Desmond Alban; James Nathaniel; Jude; Leo Anthony; Luke; Paul Francis; Robert Hugh
22 Society of St John the Evangelist Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. James Koester, SSJE, Superior. Branch House: Emery House, West Newbury, Massachusetts.
23 Society of St Margaret St Margaret's Convent, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Sister Adele Marie Ryan, The Rev. Mother Superior. Houses: St Margaret's Convent, Duxbury, Massachusetts; Neale House, New York, NY; St Margaret's Convent, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Pray for the Community as it continues rehabilitation and renewal following the earthquake in Haiti.
24 Society of St Paul San Diego, California, USA. Fr. Barnabas Hunt, Rector. Exploring a call to become a community without walls
25 Temporary, Annual Vows, and those in First Profession We pray for all our brothers and sisters in this stage of their discernment; that the Spirit will lead them as they, with their communities, consider the call to Life Vows
26 All in Life Vows We pray for all in life vows and we rejoice in their dedication. We pray that they remain faithful to their vows and calling, with God's help.
27 CAROA Conference of Anglican Religious Orders in the America's. Sr. Faith Margaret, CHS, President; Br. David Bryan, OHC, Vice President, Sr. Margaret, CSC, Secretary-Treasurer; Fr. David Brinton OGS, General Secretary.
28 Worldwide Anglican Communion We pray for all congregations which are part of the Anglican Communion and especially for all members of Religious Communities in the Anglican Communion
29 General Convention and General Synod General Synod in Canada, meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, July 2019 and General Convention in the US, meeting in Baltimore, Maryland in 2021
30 All Founders We pray for those who founded our Religious Communities and pray that we remain true to their prophetic vision. We pray for all who currently exercise authority in our communities
31 House of Bishops' Committee on the Religious Life and our Visitor/Protector Bishops Pray for the members of the Canadian and US Committees.

Updated: September 13, 2018