Monastery & Convent Links

More links than you can shake a stick at!
If you want to ask questions, I'm sure they'd respond to a polite request by e-mail!

Order of Friars Minor
(Franciscans)
The rule of St. Francis (link at bottom of page)
Tyburn Convent Excellent animated Benedictine site where you can learn about the martyrs who were hanged at Tyburn in London
Benedictines Look at 'Vows, prayer & silence: our habits explained',
and 'Our history & mission'
Buckfast Abbey The Benedictine community in Devon
good explanations
Sister Sites Women's Congregations on the Web
Have a look at the following nuns:
Carmelites, Dominicans, Franciscans, Passionists, Ursulines
NB Try to look for those in the UK (most of them are American)
Also note that some of them are Church of England (Anglican)
Abbey of the Monastic Way An Online Monastic Order Devoted to Cataloging Monasteries, Convents, And Other Religious Communities
'The Most Comprehensive Registry Of Its Type On The Internet'
(but they all seem to be American)
The Brothers & Sisters of Charity Their link page to other orders