Rev. Jim Murphy, C.S.B.
Companions of the Cross C.C.
We are a Roman Catholic community of priests, committed to living and ministering together as brothers in the Lord. We are called to the ongoing renewal of the Church through a dynamic evangelization in the wisdom and power of the Holy Spirit.
We proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ to all we are called to serve, with special attention to parish communities, the poor, youth, and those alienated from the Church.
Congregation of the Holy Spirit (CSSp)
International Community of priests and brothers serving the poor and marginalized –“Where the Spirit leads us”
Fr. Joseph Lam Nguyen, C.S.Sp.
4805 Calhoun Road
Houston, Texas 77004
Congregation of the Passion(CP) Passionists
The Passionists are a global order of Roman Catholic priests, brothers, nuns, sisters and laity who proclaim God’s love for the world revealed through the Passion of Jesus Christ. Founded in 1741, today we continue to carry a message of compassion and hope to 59 countries throughout the world. The Passionist priests and brothers of Holy Cross Province form one of two U.S. provinces, serving primarily in the Midwest, southwest and western United States.
Fr. Ronan Newbold, CP
430 Bunker Hill Rd.
Houston, TX 77024
Franciscan Friars, Province of St. John the Baptist (OFM)
The friars of St. John the Baptist Province are members of the Order of Friars Minor, A Franciscan brotherhood founded in the 13th century by St. Francis of Assisi. We serve the People of God as Catholic brothers and priests devoting our lives to the search for God in a communal life of poverty, prayer and service to others.
The Society of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart (S.S.J.)
(The Josephite Fathers and Brothers)
An interracial community of priests and brothers who work in the African American community. We are a Community of Apostolic Life, in fact, the only religious community of men in the Roman Catholic Church who are engaged exclusively in this ministry to African Americans.
LaSallette Missionaries (MS)
We are a missionary community of priests and brothers. Our charism is reconciliation and spiritual renewal.
Legionaries of Christ (LC)
The Legion of Christ is a Roman Catholic religious congregation of priests and men studying for the priesthood. A priest is a man chosen by God to participate in a special way in Jesus Christ’s eternal priesthood. He receives the power to turn bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, and to forgive sins in God’s name. By their religious profession, Legionaries commit themselves to imitate and follow Christ in poverty, chastity and obedience. They dedicate themselves totally to God, who is their supreme love, and for love of him they are fully available to serve wherever and however God asks of them through obedience.
Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers(M.M.)
We are a community of Catholic missionary Priests and Brothers strictly from the United States whose sole purpose is to work overseas sharing Gospel values and Christ’s message with the people, cultures, and religious traditions in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. If you have a strong desire to share your faith and talents with people in other countries, we invite you explore career opportunities in Mission as a Maryknoll Priest, Brother, Associate, or Short Term Volunteer.
Redemptorists (CSsR) Priests and Brothers
“Men of Heart-inspired to inspire others”
The Redemptorists are a religious congregation of Catholic priests and Brothers founded in southern Italy in 1732 by St. Alphonsus Liguori, C.Ss.R. Like the first apostles, the Redemptorists’ task is to bring the message of salvation to all people, especially those who have been spiritually abandoned.
Society of Jesus (SJ)–The Jesuits
For nearly 500 years, Jesuit priests and brothers have been inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola to love and serve God as companions of Jesus. They seek to find God in all things, to listen with a discerning heart, and to do all things for the greater glory of God.
Sharing the Church’s mission of spreading a faith that promotes justice, the Jesuits of the New Orleans Province serve the people of God in the southern and southwestern United States and abroad by preaching, teaching, healing, and reconciliation.
Somascan Fathers and Brothers (CRS)
“Proclaiming God the Father”
In cooperation with dedicated laypeople, the Somascans run and staff residential treatment centers, rehabilitation centers for drug addicts, group homes, shelters, etc. They educate individuals and families to become sensitive to these issues.
They foster human promotion, evangelization, and Christian formation through schools, technical and training centers, youth centers, parishes, retreat communities, and foreign missions. In all of these endevers, they work to build communities of faith and love.