Missionaries of the Company of Mary (S.M.M.)

Montfort Missionaries


Also known as: Montfortaner (Deutsch) / Misioneros de la Compañía de María (Monfortana) (español) / Missionnaires de la Compagnie de Marie (français) / Compagnia di Maria (Monfortani) (Italiano) / Companhia de Maria (Português) / Societas Mariæ Montfortana (latine)

Type: Clerical Religious Congregation of Pontifical Right (for Men)

Depends on: Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Statistics: 153 houses, 838 members (611 priests) (2015)

Address: Viale dei Monfortani 65, 00135 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.305.23.32

Website: Link




Superior General:ItalyFr. Santino Brembilla, S.M.M. (72)Fr. Santino Brembilla, S.M.M. (72) (2005.05.15 – ...)
Superior General:Fr. William Joseph Considine, S.M.M. (1993 – 2005.05.15?)
Founder:FranceSaint Fr. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort, S.M.M. (1705)

Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 7 Bishops)

MalawiArchbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M. (56)Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M. (56), Metropolitan Archbishop of Blantyre (Malawi) and President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi

HaitiBishop Quesnel Alphonse, S.M.M. (68)Bishop Quesnel Alphonse, S.M.M. (68), Bishop of Fort-Liberté (Haiti)

HaitiBishop François Colímon, S.M.M. (83)Bishop François Colímon, S.M.M. (83), Bishop emeritus of Port-de-Paix (Haiti)

Papua New GuineaBishop Gilles Côté, S.M.M. (72)Bishop Gilles Côté, S.M.M. (72), Bishop of Daru–Kiunga (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New GuineaBishop Gérard-Joseph Deschamps, S.M.M. (88)Bishop Gérard-Joseph Deschamps, S.M.M. (88), Bishop emeritus of Bereina (Papua New Guinea)

MalawiBishop Alessandro Pagani, S.M.M. (81)Bishop Alessandro Pagani, S.M.M. (81), Bishop emeritus of Mangochi (Malawi)

ColombiaBishop José Alberto Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M. (81)Bishop José Alberto Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M. (81), Titular Bishop of Arsennaria and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Puerto Gaitán (Colombia)

IndiaBishop Joseph Raja Rao Thelegathoti, S.M.M. (66)Bishop Joseph Raja Rao Thelegathoti, S.M.M. (66), Bishop of Vijayawada (India)

Other Present Prelates (1)

ItalyFr. Corrado Maggioni, S.M.M. (62)Fr. Corrado Maggioni, S.M.M. (62), Undersecretary of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

Deceased Bishops (3 Archbishops, 19 Bishops)

2016: ColombiaBishop Gregorio Garavito Jiménez, S.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Villavicencio (Colombia)

2011: CanadaBishop Paul Marchand, S.M.M., Bishop of Timmins (Canada)

2010: HaitiArchbishop François Gayot, S.M.M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cap-Haïtien (Haiti)

2005: MalawiBishop Alessandro Assolari, S.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Mangochi (Malawi)

2005: MalawiBishop Luciano Nervi, S.M.M., Bishop of Mangochi (Malawi)

1996: MalawiBishop Lawrence Pullen Hardman, S.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Zomba (Malawi)

1992: MalawiBishop Eugen Joseph Frans Vroemen, S.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Chikwawa (Malawi)

1988: ColombiaBishop Frans Joseph Bruls Canisius, S.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Villavicencio (Colombia)

1988: Congo-KinshasaBishop Lodewijk Antoon Jansen, S.M.M., Bishop of Isangi (Congo-Kinshasa)

1986: IcelandBishop Hendrik Hubert Frehen, S.M.M., Bishop of Reykjavík (Iceland)

1983: HaitiBishop Rémy Augustin, S.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Port-de-Paix (Haiti)

1980: IndonesiaBishop Lambert van Kessel, S.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Sintang (Indonesia)

1979: MalawiArchbishop Jan Baptist Hubert Theunissen, S.M.M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Blantyre (Malawi)

1975: HaitiBishop Albert-Marie Guiot, S.M.M., Bishop of Port-de-Paix (Haiti)

1975: HaitiBishop Charles-Édouard Peters, S.M.M., Bishop of Jérémie (Haiti)

1972: IcelandBishop Johánnes Gunnarsson, S.M.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Islanda (Iceland)

1964: MadagascarBishop Alain-Sébastien Le Breton, S.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Tamatave (Madagascar)

1959: MalawiBishop Louis-Joseph-Marie Auneau, S.M.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Shiré (Malawi)

1941: ColombiaBishop Joseph-Marie-Désiré Guiot, S.M.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Los Llanos de San Martín (Colombia)

1941: IcelandBishop Martino Meulenberg, S.M.M., Vicar Apostolic of Islanda (Iceland)

1935: HaitiBishop Paul-Marie Le Bihain, S.M.M., Bishop of Port-de-Paix (Haiti)

1855: TurkeyArchbishop Julien-Marie Hillereau, S.M.M., Vicar Apostolic of Constantinopole (Turkey)

Other Former Prelates (5)

>1999: ColombiaFr. José Aurelio Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M., Prefect Apostolic emeritus of Vichada (Colombia)

>1987: CanadaMsgr. Dorio-Marie Huot, S.M.M., Prelate Auditor emeritus of Roman Rota

1974: ColombiaFr. Lucreciano Onofre Gonsález, S.M.M., Prefect Apostolic of Vichada (Colombia)

1969: ColombiaFr. Alfonso Cuypers, S.M.M., Prefect Apostolic of Vichada (Colombia)

1962: ColombiaFr. Emiliano Pied, S.M.M., Prefect Apostolic of Vichada (Colombia)

as of 2018.03.20

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