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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

  • 1218: Established as Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy (Mercedarians) (English) / 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) / O. de M.

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. (74)Fr. Giovannino Tolu, O. de M. (74) (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. (62)Archbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (62) , 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. (85)Bishop Lorenzo León Alvarado, O. de M. (85) , Bishop emeritus of Huacho (Peru)

BrazilBishop Ramón López Carrozas, O. de M. (76)Bishop Ramón López Carrozas, O. de M. (76) , Bishop emeritus of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M. (88)Bishop Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M. (88) , Bishop emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil)


Deceased Bishops (5 Cardinals, 11 Archbishops, 73 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)

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 2014.04.18

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