Missionary Congregations

American Catholic Missionaries in Africa
Women Religious

Adrian Dominicans

Bernadine Franciscan Sisters

Comboni Missionary Sisters

Congregation of Divine Providence (TX)

Congregation of Sisters of Holy Cross (IN)

Congregation of Sisters of Notre Dame (CT)

Consolata Missionary Sisters

Daughters of Charity

Daughters of the Holy Spirit

Daughters of Mary and Joseph (CA)

Daughters of Mary Help of Christians

Dominican Sisters (Great Bend, KS)

Felician Sisters (NJ, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart)

Franciscan Missionaries of Mary

Franciscan Mission Sisters for Africa

Franciscan Sisters (Buffalo)

Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

Franciscan Sisters of Philadelphia

Good Shepherd Sisters (Mid N. America)

Holy Cross Sisters (NH)

Holy Union Sisters

Hospital Sisters of St. Francis

IHM Sisters of Monroe

Little Sisters of the Assumption

Little Sisters of the Poor (NY)

Loretto Sisters (CO)

Mantellate Sister Servants of Mary

Marist Missionary Sisters

Maryknoll Sisters

Medical Missionaries of Mary

Medical Mission Sisters

Missionaries of Charity (NE Region)

Missionary Benedictine Sisters

Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa

Missionary Sisters of Precious Blood

Missionary sisters of the Sacred Heart

Missionary Sisters Servants of Holy Spiritof Jesus Christ

Religious of the Assumption

Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary

Religious Teachers Filippini

School Sisters of Notre Dame

School Sisters of St. Francis of Bethlehem

School Sisters of St. Francis of Pittsburg

Servants of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Poor

Sisters of Charity BVM (IA)

Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Sisters of Holy Spirit/ Mary Immaculate

Sisters of Mercy

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Sisters of Notre Dame (Chardon, OH)

Sisters of Presentation of Mary (MA)

Sisters of the Holy Child of Jesus

Sisters of the Resurrection

Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity

Sisters of St. Joseph (Springfield)

Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyons

Sisters of St. Mary de Namur (NY, TX)

Sisters Servants of Mary

Society of Sacred Heart (US)

Ursuline Sisters 

Ursulines of the Roman Union

Xaverian Mission Society of Mary (MA)

Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate

Poor Handmaids         



Men Religious



Adorno Fathers

Augustinians of the Assumption

Brothers of Charity (PA)

Brothers of the Sacred Heart

Claretian Missionaries

Comboni Missionary Father and Brothers

Congregation of Christian Brothers

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (OH)

Consolata Missionary Fathers

De La Salle Christian Bothers (CA, MD, Midwest, NY, RI)

Discalced Carmelites (WI)

Dominican Friars (IL, NY)

Franciscan OFM (DC)

Franciscan OFM Conv (MD)

Holy Cross Brothers

Holy Cross Fathers

Jesuits

LaSalette Fathers (N. Am. Prov)

Marionhill Missionaries

Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers

Mill Hill Missionaries

Missionhurst

Oblates of Mary Immaculate

Oblates of St. Francis de Sales (USA, OH)

Order of Friar Servants of Mary (USA)

Order of Friars Minor (Assumption Prov, Holy Name Prov, Sacred Heart Prov, St. John

  Baptist Prov)

Priests of the Sacred Heart (WI)

Redemptorists (CO)

Salesians (NY)

Society of African Missions

Society of Divine Saviour

Society of Divine Word (IL)

Society of Mary

Society of Missionaries of Africa

Society of Sacred Heart

Society of St. Sulpice (MD)

Spiritan Missionaries USA

Trinitarians

Vincentians

Xaverian Missionaries (SX)
Xaverian Missionaries (CFX)




Lay Programs

A Lay Invitation to a Visitation Experience

Associate Missionaries of the Assumption

Augustinian Volunteers

Canossian International Voluntary Service

Cabrini Mission Corps

Catholic Medical Mission Board

Catholic Relief services Volunteer Program

Comboni Lay Mission Program

Franciscan Mission Service

Hearts Home USA

Jesuit Volunteers International

Incarnate Word Missionaries

Lalmba Association

Lay Mission Helpers

Living Waters International, Inc

Marianist Volunteer Program

Maryknoll Lay Missioners

Mission Doctors Association

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers

Saint Charles Lwanga House

Salesian Lay Missioners

SMA Lay Missionaries

VIDES


 

Dioceses

Bismarck
Cincinatti

Denver

Milwaukee
Minneapolis/St. Paul

Richmond

Toledo

Washington, DC

 

US Missioners Working in Africa, 1960-2007 (including priests, brothers, sisters and lay missioners)

1960                                                                   781 
1962                              901 
1964                            1025
1966                            1184
1968                            1157
1970                            1141
1972                            1107
1973                            1229
1974                            1121
1975                            1065
1976                            1042
1977                            1003
1978                              966
1979                              923
1980                              909
1981                              946
1982                              956
1983                              990
1984                              967
1985                              986
1986                              944
1987                              971
1988                              984
1989                              968
1990                              945
1991                              933
1992                              949
1996                              799
1998                              714
2001                              704
2003                              693
2005                              636
2007                              609

 

African Countries with US Based Missionaries

Algeria

Benin

Botswana

Burkina Faso

Cameroon

Democratic Republic of Congo

Egypt

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gambia

Ghana

Kenya

Lesotho

Liberia

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

Morocco

Mozambique

Namibia

Nigeria

Republic of Congo

Rwanda

Sierra Leone

South Africa

Sudan

Swaziland

Tanzania

Togo

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe


Catholic Task Force for Africa, Together with Africa: Celebrating Hope

Edited J.J. Carney, 53carney@cua.edu, 12/08