Congregation (Latin con, together ', grex, flock ', ' crowd ', congregare, gather ') stands for:

  • A religious community
  • A Roman Catholic religious community of recent origin, see Institute of Consecrated Life # religious institute
  • A congregation of pontifical right, a special status for Catholic religious institutes, see Institute of Consecrated Life # Institutes of diocesan and pontifical right
  • A merger of several independent monasteries, see Congregation ( monastery Association )
  • A central authority of the Roman Curia, see Curia Congregations #
  • Disambiguation