Affiliations and Connections

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  • The Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum – the CIB – was born in 2001 in Nairobi, Kenya at a meeting of representatives from women’s Benedictine communities world wide. For some thirty years prior to that event, efforts had been underway to bring together, in a sisterly bond, the nuns and sisters consociated with the Benedictine Confederation.

  • The International Commission on Benedictine Education (ICBE) exists in order to support those schools which promote a Benedictine vision of education.

  • AIM USA is an organization composed of 140 communities of men and women in the United States and Canada who follow the Rule of Benedict and over 450 English-speaking monasteries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

    AIM USA provides spiritual, educational, formation and building assistance to monasteries in developing countries to enable them to be centers of life for others.