The Religious Life

There are four religious communities in the Scottish Episcopal Church:

Franciscan Hermits of the Transfiguration

Hermitage of the Transfiguraton, 70E Clerk Street, Loanhead EH20 9RG

Society of Our Lady of the Isles

Contact the Aberdeen and Orkney Diocesan Office T 01224 662247

The Carmel Community

7a Gress, Isle of Lewis HS2 0NB
T 01851 820484 email: srlockhart@btinternet.com

The Emmaus Community of St Benedict

St Marys Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AW
email: viceprovost@cathedral.net

Third Orders

Some people become associated with Religious Orders as Tertiaries. They follow a rule which is closely connected to the ideals and spirit of a religious order, but do not live in the religious community.

Anglican Tertiaries in Scotland include:

The Society of St Francis (Franciscans): https://tssf.org.uk/about-the-third-order/introduction-to-the-third-order/

See also:

Information on Benedictine Oblates: https://www.benedictine-oblates.net/monasteries-convents/

Order of the Holy Paraclete: http://www.ohpwhitby.org.uk/

 

You might find it helpful to talk to your priest about your sense of vocation. They will be able to give you guidance and suggestions of further steps to take.