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

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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)

Type: Mendicant Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 159 houses, 671 members (520 priests) (2015)

Address: Via Monte Carmelo 3, 00166 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.662.97.91

Website: Link

History

Churches


Superiors

Master General:ArgentinaFr. Bernardo Ordoñe Borges, O. de M. (48)Fr. Bernardo Ordoñe Borges, O. de M. (48) (2010.05.18 – ...)
Master General:ItalyFr. Giovannino Tolu, O. de M. (77)Fr. Giovannino Tolu, O. de M. (77) (2004.10.15 – 2010.05.18)
Master General:Fr. Pedro Mariano Labarca Araya, O. de M. (1998 – 2004.10.15)
Master General:Fr. Emilio Aguirre, O. de M. (1986 – 1998)
Master General:Fr. Domingo Acquaro, O. de M. (1974 – 1986)
Master General:Fr. Bernardo Navarro, O. de M. (1962 – 1974)
Master General:Fr. Sante Gattuso, O. de M. (1956 – 1962)
Master General:Fr. Alfredo Scotti, O. de M. (1937 – 1956)
Master General:Fr. Juan Del Carmelo Garrido, O. de M. (1925 – 1937)
Master General:Fr. Innocencio Lopez, O. de M. (1914 – 1925)
Master General:Fr. Mariano Alcalá, O. de M. (1911 – 1914)
Master General: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)
Master General:Fr. Juan B. Granell, O. de M. (1833 – 1834)
Vicar General:Fr. Agustin Serres, O. de M. (1832 – 1833)
Master General:Fr. Juan J. Tejada, O. de M. (1827 – 1832)
Vicar General:Fr. Raimundo Mallasies, O. de M. (1826 – 1827)
Master General:Fr. Gabriel Miró, O. de M. (1824 – 1826)
Master General:Fr. José Garcia Palomo, O. de M. (1817 – 1824)
Vicar General:Fr. Gabriel Miró, O. de M. (1812 – 1817)
Master General:Fr. Domingo Fabregat, O. de M. (1801 – 1812)
Master General:Fr. Diego Lopez Dominguez, O. de M. (1794 – 1801)
Master General:Fr. Pedro Nolasco Mora, O. de M. (1788 – 1794)
Master General:Fr. José Gonzalez, O. de M. (1782 – 1788)
Master General:Fr. Martin De Torres, O. de M. (1776 – 1782)
Master General:Fr. Antonio M. De Hartalejo, O. de M. (1770 – 1776)
Master General:Fr. Basilio Gil de Bernabé, O. de M. (1764 – 1770)
Master General:Fr. Cristobal M. Jimenez, O. de M. (1759 – 1764)
Master General:Fr. Juan Cavallero, O. de M. (1753 – 1759)
Master General:Fr. Diego Chamochin De Ribera, O. de M. (1747 – 1753)
Vicar General:Fr. José Vila, O. de M. (1746 – 1747)
Master General:Fr. Miguel Leranoz, O. de M. (1744 – 1746)
Master General:SpainFr. José Mezquía Díaz de Arrízola, O. de M. (later Bishop) (1738 – 1744)
Master General:Fr. Francisco S. Gilaberte, O. de M. (1732 – 1738)
Master General:Fr. José Campusano, O. de M. (1729 – 1731)
Vicar General:Fr. José Ribera, O. de M. (1728 – 1729)
Master General:Fr. Gabriel Barbastro, O. de M. (1723 – 1728)
Master General:Fr. José Pereto, O. de M. (1718 – 1723)
Master General:Fr. Pantaleon Garcia Troncon, O. de M. (1712 – 1718)
Master General:Fr. José Montes de Porres, O. de M. (1704 – 1712)
Master General:Fr. Juan Navarro, O. de M. (1698 – 1704)
Master General:Fr. Juan A. De Velasco, O. de M. (1692 – 1697)
Master General:Fr. José Linas, O. de M. (1686 – 1692)
Master General:Fr. Francisco A. De Issasi, O. de M. (1682 – 1685)
Master General:Fr. Sebastian De Velasco, O. de M. (1676 – 1682)
Master General:Fr. Pedro de Salazar, O. de M. (1670 – 1676)
Master General:Fr. Jose Sanchis, O. de M. (1664 – 1670)
Master General:Fr. Juan Asensio, O. de M. (1658 – 1664)
Master General:Fr. Martin Allué, O. de M. (1658 – 1658)
Master General:Fr. Alonso Sotomayor, O. de M. (1652 – 1657)
Master General:Fr. Antonio Garuz, O. de M. (1648 – 1651)
Master General:Fr. Marcos Salmeron, O. de M. (1642 – 1648)
Master General:Fr. Dalmacio Sierra, O. de M. (1636 – 1642)
Master General:Fr. Diego Serrano, O. de M. (1632 – 1635)
Vicar General:Fr. Francisco Llac, O. de M. (1632 – 1632)
Master General:Fr. Juan Cebrian, O. de M. (1627 – 1632)
Master General:Fr. Gaspar Prieto, O. de M. (1622 – 1627)
Master General:ItalyFr. Ambrogio Machin, O. de M. (later Archbishop) (1618 – 1621)
Master General:Fr. Francisco Ribera, O. de M. (1615 – 1618)
Master General:Fr. Felipe Guimeran, O. de M. (1609 – 1615)
Master General:Fr. Alonso Monroy, O. de M. (1602 – 1609)
Vicar General:Fr. Luis De Heredia, O. de M. (1600 – 1602)
Master General:Fr. Francisco Medina, O. de M. (1600 – 1600)
Master General:Fr. Pedro Balaguer, O. de M. (1599 – 1599)
Master General:SpainFr. Francisco Zumel, O. de M. (1593 – 1599)
Master General:Fr. Francisco Salazar, O. de M. (1587 – 1593)
Master General:Fr. Francisco Maldonado, O. de M. (1576 – 1582)
Master General:Fr. Francisco De Torres, O. de M. (1574 – 1575)
Vicar General:Fr. Bernardo Duran, O. de M. (1568 – 1574)
Master General:Fr. Matias Papiol, O. de M. (1568 – 1568)
Master General:Fr. Miguel Puig, O. de M. (1546 – 1567)
Master General:Fr. Pedro Sorell, O. de M. (1535 – 1546)
Master General:Fr. Benito Safont, O. de M. (1522 – 1535)
Master General:Fr. Jaime Llorens De La Mata, O. de M. (1513 – 1522)
Master General:Fr. Juan De Urgel, O. de M. (1492 – 1513)
Master General:Fr. Antonio Morell, O. de M. (1480 – 1492)
Master General:Fr. Lorenzo Company, O. de M. (1474 – 1479)
Master General:Fr. Pedro De Huete, O. de M. (1452 – 1474)
Master General:Fr. Nadal Gaver, O. de M. (1441 – 1452)
Master General:Fr. Antonio Dullan, O. de M. (1429 – 1441)
Master General:Fr. Jaime Aymerich, O. de M. (1419 – 1428)
Master General:Fr. Bernardo De Plano, O. de M. (1417 – 1419)
Master General:Fr. Antonio Caxal, O. de M. (1405 – 1417)
Master General:Fr. Jaime Taust, O. de M. (1401 – 1405)
Master General:Fr. Nicolas Perez, O. de M. (1365 – 1401)
Master General:Fr. Poncio De Barellis, O. de M. (1348 – 1364)
Master General:FranceCardinal Dominique Serra, O. de M. (1345.04.17 – 1348.07.09)
Master General:Fr. Vicente Riera, O. de M. (1344 – 1345)
Master General:Fr. Berenguer Cantull, O. de M. (1331 – 1343)
Master General:SpainFr. Ramón Albert, O. de M. (1317 – 1330.11.18)
Master General:Fr. Arnaldo Rosinol, O. de M. (1308 – 1317)
Master General:Fr. Arnaldo De Amer, O. de M. (1301 – 1308)
Master General:Br. Pedro de Amer, O. de M. (1271 – 1301)
Master General:Br. Guillermo de Bas II, O. de M. (1267 – 1270)
Master General:Br. Bernardo de San Román, O. de M. (1260 – 1267)
Master General:Br. Guillermo de Bas, O. de M. (1245.06.12 – 1260)
Master General:FranceSaint Br. Pierre Nolasque (Peter Nolasco), O. de M. (1218 – 1245)
Founder:FranceSaint Br. Pierre Nolasque (Peter Nolasco), O. de M. (1218)

Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 5 Bishops)

VenezuelaArchbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (66)Archbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (66), Metropolitan Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela)

ChileBishop Cristián Enrique Contreras Molina, O. de M. (70)Bishop Cristián Enrique Contreras Molina, O. de M. (70), Bishop of San Felipe (Chile)

PeruBishop Lorenzo León Alvarado, O. de M. (89)Bishop Lorenzo León Alvarado, O. de M. (89), Bishop emeritus of Huacho (Peru)

BrazilBishop Ramón López Carrozas, O. de M. (79)Bishop Ramón López Carrozas, O. de M. (79), Bishop emeritus of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M. (91)Bishop Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M. (91), Bishop emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil)

MozambiqueBishop Alberto Vera Aréjula, O. de M. (60)Bishop Alberto Vera Aréjula, O. de M. (60), Titular Bishop of Nova barbara and Auxiliary Bishop of Xai-Xai (Mozambique)


Deceased Bishops (5 Cardinals, 13 Archbishops, 81 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) and 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) and 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 San Carlos de 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)

1748: PeruBishop Francisco Gutiérrez Galeano, O. de M., Bishop of Ayacucho (Peru)

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) and Bishop of Iglesias (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)

1710: SpainArchbishop Josep Llinàs i Aznar, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain)

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

>1690: SpainBishop Manuel Torquemada, O. de M., Titular Bishop emeritus of Berytus and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Córdoba (Spain)

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

1681: SpainBishop Francisco Domonte, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop of Sevilla (Spain)

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

1671: SpainBishop Jerónimo Rodríguez de Valderas, O. de M., Bishop of Jaén (Spain)

1667: SpainBishop Diego Gatica, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop of Sevilla (Spain)

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)

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) and Bishop of Iglesias (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)

1560: SpainBishop Pedro Oriona, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop 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 and 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 and Master General of Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy (Mercedarians)

1339: FranceCardinal Raymond de Montfort, O. de M.

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

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

1289: SpainBishop Jaime Sarroca, O. de M., Bishop of Huesca–Jaca (Spain)

1287: SpainArchbishop Bernat d’Olivella, O. de M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain)

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

Other Former Prelates (1)

1866: PeruFr. Giuseppe Luca Barranco, O. de M., Auxiliary Bishop of Arequipa (Peru)


as of 2017.08.04

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