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Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy (O. de M.)

Mercedarians

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Also known as: Order of Our Lady of Ransom (English) / Mercedarier (Deutsch) / Orden de Nuestra Señora de la Merced (español) / Ordre de Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci (Mercédaires) (français) / Ordine di Santa Maria della Mercede (Mercedari) (Italiano) / Zakon Najświętszej Maryi Panny Miłosierdzia dla Odkupienia Niewolników (Zakon Najświętszej Maryi Panny Miłosierdzia dla Odkupienia Niewolników) (polski) / Ordem de Nossa Senhora das Mercês (Português) / Ordo Beatæ Mariæ Virginis de Mercede (latine)

Address: Via Monte Carmelo 3, 00166 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.662.97.91

Website: Link

History


Superiors

General Master:ArgentinaFr. Bernardo Ordoñe Borges, O. de M. (45)Fr. Bernardo Ordoñe Borges, O. de M. (45) (2010.05.18 – ...)
General Master:ItalyFr. Giovannino Tolu, O. de M. (75)Fr. Giovannino Tolu, O. de M. (75) (2004.10.15 – 2010.05.18)
General Master:Fr. Pedro Mariano Labarca Araya, O. de M. (1998 – 2004.10.15)
General Master:Fr. Emilio Aguirre, O. de M. (1986 – 1998)
General Master:Fr. Domingo Acquaro, O. de M. (1974 – 1986)
General Master:Fr. Bernardo Navarro, O. de M. (1962 – 1974)
General Master:Fr. Sante Gattuso, O. de M. (1956 – 1962)
General Master:Fr. Alfredo Scotti, O. de M. (1937 – 1956)
General Master:Fr. Juan Del Carmelo Garrido, O. de M. (1925 – 1937)
General Master:Fr. Innocencio Lopez, O. de M. (1914 – 1925)
General Master:Fr. Mariano Alcalá, O. de M. (1911 – 1914)
General Master:Fr. Pedro Armengol Valenzuela, O. de M. (1880 – 1911)
Vicar General:Fr. Magin Bertran, O. de M. (1879 – 1880)
Vicar General:Fr. José M. Rodriguez, O. de M. (1869 – 1879)
Vicar General:Fr. José Reig, O. de M. (1868 – 1869)
Vicar General:Fr. Buenaventura Cano, O. de M. (1835 – 1838)
Vicar General:Fr. Tomas Miquel, O. de M. (1834 – 1868)
General Master:Fr. Juan B. Granell, O. de M. (1833 – 1834)
Vicar General:Fr. Agustin Serres, O. de M. (1832 – 1833)
General Master:Fr. Juan J. Tejada, O. de M. (1827 – 1832)
Vicar General:Fr. Raimundo Mallasies, O. de M. (1826 – 1827)
General Master:Fr. Gabriel Miró, O. de M. (1824 – 1826)
General Master:Fr. José Garcia Palomo, O. de M. (1817 – 1824)
Vicar General:Fr. Gabriel Miró, O. de M. (1812 – 1817)
General Master:Fr. Domingo Fabregat, O. de M. (1801 – 1812)
General Master:Fr. Diego Lopez Dominguez, O. de M. (1794 – 1801)
General Master:Fr. Pedro Nolasco Mora, O. de M. (1788 – 1794)
General Master:Fr. José Gonzalez, O. de M. (1782 – 1788)
General Master:Fr. Martin De Torres, O. de M. (1776 – 1782)
General Master:Fr. Antonio M. De Hartalejo, O. de M. (1770 – 1776)
General Master:Fr. Basilio Gil de Bernabé, O. de M. (1764 – 1770)
General Master:Fr. Cristobal M. Jimenez, O. de M. (1759 – 1764)
General Master:Fr. Juan Cavallero, O. de M. (1753 – 1759)
General Master:Fr. Diego Chamochin De Ribera, O. de M. (1747 – 1753)
Vicar General:Fr. José Vila, O. de M. (1746 – 1747)
General Master:Fr. Miguel Leranoz, O. de M. (1744 – 1746)
General Master:SpainFr. José Mezquía Díaz de Arrízola, O. de M. (later Bishop) (1738 – 1744)
General Master:Fr. Francisco S. Gilaberte, O. de M. (1732 – 1738)
General Master:Fr. José Campusano, O. de M. (1729 – 1731)
Vicar General:Fr. José Ribera, O. de M. (1728 – 1729)
General Master:Fr. Gabriel Barbastro, O. de M. (1723 – 1728)
General Master:Fr. José Pereto, O. de M. (1718 – 1723)
General Master:Fr. Pantaleon Garcia Troncon, O. de M. (1712 – 1718)
General Master:Fr. José Montes de Porres, O. de M. (1704 – 1712)
General Master:Fr. Juan Navarro, O. de M. (1698 – 1704)
General Master:Fr. Juan A. De Velasco, O. de M. (1692 – 1697)
General Master:Fr. José Linas, O. de M. (1686 – 1692)
General Master:Fr. Francisco A. De Issasi, O. de M. (1682 – 1685)
General Master:Fr. Sebastian De Velasco, O. de M. (1676 – 1682)
General Master:Fr. Pedro de Salazar, O. de M. (1670 – 1676)
General Master:Fr. Jose Sanchis, O. de M. (1664 – 1670)
General Master:Fr. Juan Asensio, O. de M. (1658 – 1664)
General Master:Fr. Martin Allué, O. de M. (1658 – 1658)
General Master:Fr. Alonso Sotomayor, O. de M. (1652 – 1657)
General Master:Fr. Antonio Garuz, O. de M. (1648 – 1651)
General Master:Fr. Marcos Salmeron, O. de M. (1642 – 1648)
General Master:Fr. Dalmacio Sierra, O. de M. (1636 – 1642)
General Master:Fr. Diego Serrano, O. de M. (1632 – 1635)
Vicar General:Fr. Francisco Llac, O. de M. (1632 – 1632)
General Master:Fr. Juan Cebrian, O. de M. (1627 – 1632)
General Master:Fr. Gaspar Prieto, O. de M. (1622 – 1627)
General Master:ItalyFr. Ambrogio Machin, O. de M. (later Archbishop) (1618 – 1621)
General Master:Fr. Francisco Ribera, O. de M. (1615 – 1618)
General Master:Fr. Felipe Guimeran, O. de M. (1609 – 1615)
General Master:Fr. Alonso Monroy, O. de M. (1602 – 1609)
Vicar General:Fr. Luis De Heredia, O. de M. (1600 – 1602)
General Master:Fr. Francisco Medina, O. de M. (1600 – 1600)
General Master:Fr. Pedro Balaguer, O. de M. (1599 – 1599)
General Master:SpainFr. Francisco Zumel, O. de M. (1593 – 1599)
General Master:Fr. Francisco Salazar, O. de M. (1587 – 1593)
General Master:Fr. Francisco Maldonado, O. de M. (1576 – 1582)
General Master:Fr. Francisco De Torres, O. de M. (1574 – 1575)
Vicar General:Fr. Bernardo Duran, O. de M. (1568 – 1574)
General Master:Fr. Matias Papiol, O. de M. (1568 – 1568)
General Master:Fr. Miguel Puig, O. de M. (1546 – 1567)
General Master:Fr. Pedro Sorell, O. de M. (1535 – 1546)
General Master:Fr. Benito Safont, O. de M. (1522 – 1535)
General Master:Fr. Jaime Llorens De La Mata, O. de M. (1513 – 1522)
General Master:Fr. Juan De Urgel, O. de M. (1492 – 1513)
General Master:Fr. Antonio Morell, O. de M. (1480 – 1492)
General Master:Fr. Lorenzo Company, O. de M. (1474 – 1479)
General Master:Fr. Pedro De Huete, O. de M. (1452 – 1474)
General Master:Fr. Nadal Gaver, O. de M. (1441 – 1452)
General Master:Fr. Antonio Dullan, O. de M. (1429 – 1441)
General Master:Fr. Jaime Aymerich, O. de M. (1419 – 1428)
General Master:Fr. Bernardo De Plano, O. de M. (1417 – 1419)
General Master:Fr. Antonio Caxal, O. de M. (1405 – 1417)
General Master:Fr. Jaime Taust, O. de M. (1401 – 1405)
General Master:Fr. Nicolas Perez, O. de M. (1365 – 1401)
General Master:Fr. Poncio De Barellis, O. de M. (1348 – 1364)
General Master:FranceCardinal Dominique Serra, O. de M. (1345.04.17 – 1348.07.09)
General Master:Fr. Vicente Riera, O. de M. (1344 – 1345)
General Master:Fr. Berenguer Cantull, O. de M. (1331 – 1343)
General Master:SpainFr. Ramón Albert, O. de M. (1317 – 1330.11.18)
General Master:Fr. Arnaldo Rosinol, O. de M. (1308 – 1317)
General Master:Fr. Arnaldo De Amer, O. de M. (1301 – 1308)
General Master:Br. Pedro de Amer, O. de M. (1271 – 1301)
General Master:Br. Guillermo de Bas II, O. de M. (1267 – 1270)
General Master:Br. Bernardo de San Román, O. de M. (1260 – 1267)
General Master:Br. Guillermo de Bas, O. de M. (1245.06.12 – 1260)
General Master:FranceSaint Br. Pierre Nolasque, O. de M. (Peter Nolasco) (1218 – 1245)
Founder:FranceSaint Br. Pierre Nolasque, O. de M. (Peter Nolasco) (1218)

Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 4 Bishops)

VenezuelaArchbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (63)Archbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (63), Metropolitan Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela)

ChileBishop Cristián Enrique Contreras Molina, O. de M. (67)Bishop Cristián Enrique Contreras Molina, O. de M. (67), Bishop of San Felipe (Chile)

PeruBishop Lorenzo León Alvarado, O. de M. (86)Bishop Lorenzo León Alvarado, O. de M. (86), Bishop emeritus of Huacho (Peru)

BrazilBishop Ramón López Carrozas, O. de M. (77)Bishop Ramón López Carrozas, O. de M. (77), Bishop emeritus of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M. (89)Bishop Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M. (89), Bishop emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil)


Deceased Bishops (5 Cardinals, 11 Archbishops, 74 Bishops)

2013: PeruBishop Severo Aparicio Quispe, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Cusco (Peru)

2012: ArgentinaBishop Lucas Luis Dónnelly, O. de M., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Deán Funes (Argentina)

2003: BrazilBishop Abel Alonso Núñez, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Campo Maior (Brazil)

2002: ChileBishop Juan Bautista Herrada Armijo, O. de M., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Calama (Chile), Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Antofagasta (Chile)

1998: ChileCardinal Carlos Oviedo Cavada, O. de M., Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Scala pro hac vice Title, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santiago (Chile), Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Santiago (Chile)

1998: BrazilBishop José Vázquez Díaz, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (Brazil)

1995: BrazilBishop Amadeu González Ferreiros, O. de M., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil)

1980: ArgentinaBishop Ramón Iribarne Arámburu, O. de M., Bishop-Prelate of Deán Funes (Argentina)

1975: ItalyBishop Adolfo Ciuchini, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Alghero (Italy)

1958: BrazilBishop Inocéncio Lopez Santamaria, O. de M., Bishop-Prelate of Bom Jesus do Piauí (Brazil)

1949: BrazilBishop Ramón Harrison Abello, O. de M., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Bom Jesus do Piauí (Brazil)

1928: AustraliaBishop Michael O’Farrell, O. de M., Bishop of Bathurst (Australia)

1926: BrazilBishop Pedro Pascual Miguel y Martínez, O. de M., Bishop-Prelate of Bom Jesus do Piauí (Brazil)

1922: ChileArchbishop Pedro Armengol Valenzuela Poblete, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Ancud (Chile)

1852: SpainBishop Basilio Antonio Carrasco Hernando, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Ibiza (Spain)

1842: SpainBishop Felipe González Abarca, O. de M., Bishop of Santander (Spain)

1838: SpainBishop Juan José Tejada Sáenz, O. de M., Bishop of Solsona (Spain)

1834: MexicoBishop Luis García Guillén, O. de M., Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico)

1831: SpainBishop Pedro Rodriguez Miranda, O. de M., Bishop of Jaca (Spain)

1827: SpainBishop Manuel Martínez Ferro, O. de M., Bishop of Málaga (Spain)

1823: PanamaBishop José Higinio Durán y Martel, O. de M., Bishop of Panamá (Panama)

1811: SpainBishop Pedro Nolasco Mora Mora, O. de M., Bishop of Solsona (Spain)

1803: SpainBishop Raimundo Melchor Magi Gómez, O. de M., Bishop of Guadix (Spain)

1802: Puerto RicoBishop Juan Bautista de Zengotita y Bengoa, O. de M., Bishop of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)

1782: SpainBishop Antonio Manuel Hartalejo López, O. de M., Bishop of Vic (Spain)

1774: MexicoBishop Juan Manuel Garcia de Vargas y Ribera, O. de M., Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico)

1772: SpainBishop José Mezquía Díaz de Arrízola, O. de M., Bishop of Solsona (Spain)

1766: SpainBishop Valentín Moran Menéndez, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Islas Canarias (Spain)

1766: MexicoBishop José Vidal de Moctezuma y Tobar, O. de M., Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico)

1766: SpainBishop Diego Rivera Higuera, O. de M., Bishop of Barbastro (Spain)

1752: MexicoBishop José Cubero Ramírez de Arellano, O. de M., Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico)

1744: ColombiaBishop Antonio Monroy Meneses, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Santa Marta (Colombia)

1741: SpainBishop García Pardiñas Villar de Francos, O. de M., Bishop of Tarazona (Spain)

1736: MexicoBishop Francisco de Santiago y Calderón, O. de M., Bishop of Antequera (Mexico)

1730: SpainBishop José Pereto Ricarte, O. de M., Bishop of Almería (Spain)

1727: SpainBishop Juan Navarro Gilaberte, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Albarracin (Spain)

1722: ItalyArchbishop Bernardo di Cariñena, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Italy)

1717: PhilippinesBishop Pedro Sanz de la Vega y Landaverde, O. de M., Bishop of Cebu (Philippines)

1716: SpainBishop Francisco Solís Hervás, O. de M., Bishop of Córdoba (Spain)

1706: SpainCardinal Pedro de Salazar Gutiérrez de Toledo, O. de M., Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme, Bishop of Córdoba (Spain)

1702: GuatemalaBishop Andrés de las Navas y Quevedo, O. de M., Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala)

1702: ItalyBishop Bartolomeo Riberi, O. de M., Bishop of Nicotera (Italy)

1701: BoliviaBishop Miguel Álvarez de Toledo, O. de M., Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

1700: Dominican RepublicArchbishop Fernando de Carvajal y Ribera, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

1700: Bishop Sebastián de Pastrana, O. de M., Bishop of Paraguay (Paraguay)

1698: SpainBishop José González, O. de M., Bishop of Plasencia (Spain)

1696: BoliviaBishop Juan Francisco de Padilla y San Martín, O. de M., Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

1695: ItalyArchbishop Marco de Ostos, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Salerno (Italy)

1694: SpainArchbishop José Sanchis i Ferrandis, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain)

1692: SpainBishop Juan Asensio Barrios, O. de M., Bishop of Jaén (Spain)

1691: PhilippinesBishop Juan Duran, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu (Philippines)

1689: ItalyArchbishop Antonio Diaz de Aux, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Italy)

1687: ItalyBishop Baldassare da Benavente, O. de M., Bishop of Potenza (Italy)

1686: ParaguayBishop Faustino de Casas, O. de M., Bishop of Paraguay (Paraguay)

1685: NicaraguaBishop Juan de Rojas y Asúa, O. de M., Bishop of León (Nicaragua)

1683: ItalyBishop Lorenzo Mayers Caramuel, O. de M., Bishop of Gaeta (Italy)

1682: SpainArchbishop Ildefonso de Sotomayor, O. de M., Archbishop-Bishop of Barcelona (Spain)

1676: PeruBishop Juan de la Calle y Heredia, O. de M., Bishop of Arequipa (Peru)

1662: SpainArchbishop Juan Cebrián Pedro, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Zaragoza (Spain)

1655: ItalyBishop Francesco Boyl, O. de M., Bishop of Alghero (Italy)

1654: SpainBishop Blas Tineo Palacios, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop of Granada (Spain)

1652: SpainBishop Diego Serrano Sotomayor, O. de M., Bishop of Guadix (Spain)

>1648: Dominican RepublicArchbishop Maestro Valderas, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

1644: CubaBishop Jerónimo Manrique de Lara y de Herrera, O. de M., Bishop of Santiago (Cuba)

1642: SpainBishop Melchor Rodríguez de Torres, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop of Burgos (Spain)

1640: ItalyArchbishop Ambrogio Machin, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Italy)

1637: MexicoBishop Francisco de Rivera y Pareja, O. de M., Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico)

1637: FranceBishop Gaspar Prieto Orduña, O. de M., Bishop of Perpignan–Elne (France)

1636: ItalyBishop Luis Jiménez, O. de M., Bishop of Ugento (Italy)

1631: ItalyBishop Manuel Esteban Muniera, O. de M., Bishop of Cefalù (Italy)

1628: MexicoBishop Alonso Orozco Enriquez de Armendáriz Castellanos y Toledo, O. de M., Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico)

1626: ItalyBishop Domingo de Oña, O. de M., Bishop of Gaeta (Italy)

1617: SpainBishop Felipe Guimerá, O. de M., Bishop of Jaca (Spain)

1616: FranceBishop Francisco de Vera-Villavicencio, O. de M., Bishop of Perpignan–Elne (France)

1584: SpainBishop Gaspar de Torres, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop of Sevilla (Spain)

>1549: SpainBishop Pedro Oriona, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Toledo (Spain)

1542: SpainBishop Jaime de Conchillos, O. de M., Bishop of Lérida (Spain)

>1539: GreeceBishop Dionigi da Avila, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Santorini (Greece)

1525: AlbaniaBishop Gonzalo de Ubeda, O. de M., Bishop of Drivasto

>1519: AlbaniaBishop Fernando de Rosas, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Lezhë (Albania)

>1501: SpainBishop García de Sahagún, O. de M., Titular Bishop emeritus of Berytus, Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Cuenca (Spain)

>1493: SpainBishop Diego de Moiras, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain)

>1457: SpainBishop Jaime Tahuste, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Jaén (Spain)

>1413: ItalyArchbishop Antonio Dexart, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cagliari (Italy)

>1410: ItalyBishop Pietro Tordora, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Sulci

1348: FranceCardinal Dominique Serra, O. de M., Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere, General Master of Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy (Mercedarians)

1339: FranceCardinal Raymond de Montfort, O. de M., Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned

>1326: SpainBishop Simón, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Tui (Spain)

1300: SpainSaint Bishop Pedro Pascual, O. de M., Bishop of Jaén (Spain)

1240: SpainSaint Cardinal Ramón Nonato, O. de M., Cardinal-Deacon of S. Eustachio


as of 2014.10.23

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