Religious Congregations


Religious brothers and sisters are called to serve in the diocese in a variety of ministries within schools, parishes and diocesan offices including social service work.


Dedicated service in our diocese, schools. parishes and  community.


Spreading the Gospel and caring for others.


Spirit or service to God’s people, lived out through vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.



Religious Orders in the Diocese of Hamilton:

Christian Brothers

Congregation of Our Lady of the Missions

De La Salle Brothers

Little Sisters of the Assumption

Marist Brothers

Marist Sisters


Mill Hill Missionaries

Sisters of Mercy

Sisters of St Joseph of Cluny

Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart

Sisters of the Good Shepherd

Society of Mary

Missionary Sisters of the Society of Maryea

Religious Houses (as listed in NZ Catholic Directory)


Chanel Centre
51 Grey Street
PO Box 4353, Hamilton East
Tel:  07 856 6989
Fax: 07 856 7035