Today in the Lviv Archdiocese with the blessing of ordinary exist 20 female religious congregations and secular institutes of religious life.
This section contains basic information about the location, history and charism of each female institute.
Congregation of Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Silesian)
The Order of St. Benedict is one of the first orders founded in the early Middle Ages. By this time he was over one and a half thousand years old. The founder of the order is St. Benedict. And the first spiritual Mother of the female branch of the SS. Benedictine is St. Scholastica.
The Albertine Sisters were formed on January 15, 1891. On this day, the first seven sisters received services in the private chapel of Cardinal Albin Dunajewski in Krakow. The founders of the women`s branch were Adam Chmielowski - St. Brother Albert and Bernardine Maria Jablonska.
Founded by St. Ursula Ledóchowska, and also known as the Grey Ursulines, the Congregation is one of the numerous branches of the Ursuline family brought into being in 16th century by St. Angela Merici.