Communities & Associations

Religious Communities Belonging to the CRC

One hundred and ninety-five communities of women and men religious, in both active and contemplative life, are members of the Canadian Religious Conference. Fourteen congregations are associate members. These communities have played an active role in the history of Canada in many different areas, more notably in education, health care, social services and pastoral care. Discover the pioneers who contributed to the growth of our society and learn about their many current commitments and charisms.

Religious Conferences and Associations

The Canadian Religious Conference associates with other religious conferences, such as the religious conferences of North and South America, and two international religious conferences. The Canadian Religious Conference is also in contact with associations of religious life such as the Association of Treasurers of Religious Institutes.