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Basilian Alepian Order (B.A.)

Also known as: Ordre Basilien Alepin (français) / Ordine Basiliano Aleppino dei Melkiti (Italiano) / Ordo Basilianus Aleppensis Melkitarum (latine)

Type: Monastic Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

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

Statistics: 8 houses, 27 members (23 priests) (2015)

Address: Couvent St-Sauveur, B.P. 337, Sarba-Jounieh, Lebanon

Phone: (09) 91.14.99; 91.62.50

History

Churches


Superiors

Superior General:Archimandrite Najib Tobji, B.A.Archimandrite Najib Tobji, B.A. (2007 – ...)
Superior General:LebanonArchimandrite Séraphim Antoun Kassabji, B.A. (2000 – 2007)
Superior General:Archimandrite Abdallah Raheb, B.A. (1995 – 2000)
Superior General:SyriaArchbishop Nicolas Antipa, B.A. (71)Fr. Nicolas Antipa, B.A. (71) (later Archbishop) (1989 – 1995)
Superior General:LebanonArchimandrite Séraphim Antoun Kassabji, B.A. (1979 – 1989)
Superior General:Archimandrite Barthélemy Sammân, B.A. (1968 – 1979)
Superior General:MexicoFr. Boutros Raï, B.A. (later Archbishop) (1965 – 1968.09.09)
Superior General:PalestineFr. Hilarion Capucci, B.A. (later Archbishop) (1962 – 1965.07.30)
Superior General:Archimandrite Ambroise Kassis, B.A. (1944 – 1962)
Superior General:Archimandrite Lawandios Kilzi, B.A. (1940 – 1944)
Superior General:SyriaArchbishop Athanasios Toutoungi, B.A. (1934 – 1940)
Superior General:Archimandrite Lawandios Kilzi, B.A. (1925 – 1934)
Superior General:Archimandrite Benedictos Abdel-Nour, B.A. (1916 – 1925)
Superior General:Archimandrite Jean Khawam, B.A. (1910 – 1916)
Superior General:Archimandrite Gabriel Bassil, B.A. (1901 – 1909)
Superior General:Archimandrite Théophane Radawi, B.A. (1895 – 1901)
Superior General:Archimandrite Thomas Kabbache, B.A. (1874 – 1895)
Superior General:Archimandrite Saba Coussa, B.A. (1871 – 1874)
Superior General:Archimandrite Thomas Kabbache, B.A. (1859 – 1871)
Superior General:Fr. Michel Jarbou’, B.A. (1856 – 1859)
Superior General:Archimandrite Thomas Kabbache, B.A. (1853 – 1856)
Superior General:Fr. Michel Jarbou’, B.A. (1850 – 1853)
Superior General:Archimandrite Thomas Kabbache, B.A. (1847 – 1850)
Superior General:Fr. Michel Jarbou’, B.A. (1841 – 1847)
Superior General:Fr. Barthélemy Bsarani, B.A. (1838 – 1841)
Superior General:Fr. Michel Jarbou’, B.A. (1833 – 1838)
Superior General:LebanonFr. Basilios Chahiat, B.A. (later Bishop) (1829 – 1833)

Living Bishops (2 Archbishops, 1 Bishop)

SyriaArchbishop Nicolas Antipa, B.A. (71)Archbishop Nicolas Antipa, B.A. (71), Metropolitan Archbishop of Bosra–Hauran of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

SyriaArchbishop Isidore Battikha, B.A. (67)Archbishop Isidore Battikha, B.A. (67), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Homs of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

VenezuelaBishop Georges Kahhalé Zouhaïraty, B.A. (79)Bishop Georges Kahhalé Zouhaïraty, B.A. (79), Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Greek-Melkites (Venezuela) and Titular Bishop of Abila Lysaniæ


Deceased Bishops (1 Cardinal, 5 Archbishops, 3 Bishops)

2017: PalestineArchbishop Hilarion Capucci, B.A., Protosyncellus emeritus of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites (Palestine)

1998: LebanonArchbishop Élias Nijmé, B.A., Archbishop emeritus of Tripoli of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

1995: SyriaArchbishop Néophytos Edelby, B.A., Metropolitan Archbishop of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

1994: MexicoArchbishop Boutros Raï, B.A., Bishop of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México of the Greek-Melkites (Mexico)

1981: SyriaArchbishop Athanasios Toutoungi, B.A., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

1968: USABishop Justin Abraham Najmy, B.A., Apostolic Exarch of United States of America of the Greek-Melkites (USA)

1963: LebanonBishop Basilio Antonio Leone Kilzi, B.A., Bishop emeritus of Bāniyās of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

1962: SyriaCardinal Gabriel Acacius Coussa, B.A., Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio and Secretary of Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches

>1864: LebanonBishop Basilios Chahiat, B.A., Bishop emeritus of Zahleh–Furzol of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)


as of 2017.10.16

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