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Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (O.C.S.O.)

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Also known as: Orden der Zisterzienser von der strengeren Observanz (Trappisten) (Deutsch) / Orden Cisterciense de la Estrecha Observancia (Trapenses) (español) / Ordre cistercien de la stricte observance (Trappistes) (français) / Ordine dei Cistercensi della Stretta Osservanza (Trappisti) (Italiano) / Zakon Cystersów Ściślejszej Obserwancji (Trapiści) (polski) / Ordem dos Cistercienses Reformados de Estrita Observância (Trapistas) (Português) / 嚴規熙篤隱修會 (正體中文) / 厳律シトー会 (日本語) / Ordo Cisterciensis Strictioris Observantiæ (latine)

Type: Monastic Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 91 houses, 1,752 members (661 priests) (2017)

Address: Viale Africa 33, 00144 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.592.41.55

Website: Link

History

Churches


Superiors

Abbot General:IrelandAbbot Eamon Fitzgerald, O.C.S.O. (75)Abbot Eamon Fitzgerald, O.C.S.O. (75) (2008.09.08 – ...)
Abbot General:ArgentinaAbbot Bernardo Luis José Olivera, O.C.S.O. (77)Abbot Bernardo Luis José Olivera, O.C.S.O. (77) (1990.09.08 – 2008.09.08)
Abbot General:EnglandAbbot Ambrose Southey, O.C.S.O. (1974.05.07 – 1990)
Abbot General:FranceAbbot Ignace Gillet, O.C.S.O. (1964 – 1974)
Abbot General:FranceAbbot Gabriel Sortais, O.C.S.O. (1951 – 1963.11.13)
Abbot General:FranceAbbot Dominique Nogues, O.C.S.O. (1946 – 1951)
Abbot General:BelgiumAbbot Herman-Joseph Smets, O.C.S.O. (1929 – 1943)
Abbot General:Abbot Jean-Baptiste Ollitraut de Kéryvallan, O.C.S.O. (1922 – 1929)
Abbot General:FranceBishop Augustin Marre, O.C.S.O. (later Archbishop) (1904 – 1922)
Abbot General:Abbot Sébastien Wyart, O.C.S.O. (1892 – 1904)
Founder:FranceFr. Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé, O.C.S.O. (1664)

Living Bishops (6 Bishops)

CanadaBishop Noël Delaquis, O.C.S.O. (85)Bishop Noël Delaquis, O.C.S.O. (85), Titular Bishop of Gravelbourg and Bishop emeritus of Gravelbourg

CanadaBishop Yvon-Joseph Moreau, O.C.S.O. (78)Bishop Yvon-Joseph Moreau, O.C.S.O. (78), Bishop emeritus of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (Canada)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Édouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O. (83)Bishop Édouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O. (83), Bishop emeritus of Kikwit (Congo-Kinshasa)

ChinaBishop Placidus Pei Rong-guì, O.C.S.O. (86)Bishop Placidus Pei Rong-guì (裴榮貴), O.C.S.O. (86), Bishop emeritus of Luoyang 洛陽 (China)

BelgiumBishop Lode Van Hecke, O.C.S.O. (70)Bishop Lode Van Hecke, O.C.S.O. (70), Bishop of Gent (Belgium)

NorwayBishop Erik Varden, O.C.S.O. (46)Bishop-elect Erik Varden, O.C.S.O. (46), Bishop-Prelate of Trondheim (Norway)


Saints (1 saint, 28 blesseds)

1938: SpainSaint Rafael Arnáiz Barón, religious

1996: AlgeriaBlessed Christian de Chergé, priest and martyr

1996: AlgeriaBlessed Christophe Lebreton, priest and martyr

1996: AlgeriaBlessed Bruno (Christian Lemarchand), priest and martyr

1996: AlgeriaBlessed Célestin Ringeard, priest and martyr

1996: AlgeriaBlessed Luc (Paul Dochier), religious and martyr

1996: AlgeriaBlessed Michel Fleury, religious and martyr

1996: AlgeriaBlessed Paul Favre-Miville, religious and martyr

1964: EnglandBlessed Cipriano (Michael Iwene Tansi), priest

1936: SpainBlessed Eugenio García Pampliega, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Vicente Pastor Garrido, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Pío Heredia Zubía, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Amadeo García Rodríguez, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Valeriano Rodríguez García, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Juan Bautista Ferris Llopis, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Álvaro González López, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Eustaquio García Chicote, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Ángel de la Vega González, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Ezequiel Álvaro de la Fuente, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Eulogio Álvarez López, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Leandro Gómez Gil, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Antonio Delgado González, layperson and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Bienvenido Mata Ubierna, layperson and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Marcelino Martín Rubio, layperson and martyr

1916: AlgeriaBlessed Charles de Jésus (Charles Eugène de Foucauld), priest

1903: FranceBlessed Marie-Joseph (Pierre-Joseph Cassant), priest

1794: FranceBlessed Gervais-Protais Brunel, priest and martyr

1794: FranceBlessed Paul (Paul-Jean Charles), priest and martyr

1794: FranceBlessed Élie (Augustin-Joseph Desgardin), religious and martyr


Deceased Bishops (2 Archbishops, 3 Bishops)

2008: NorwayBishop John Willem Nicolaysen Gran, O.C.S.O., Bishop of Oslo (Norway)

1978: ItalyArchbishop Guido Luigi Bentivoglio, O.C.S.O., Archbishop of Catania (Italy)

1927: FranceArchbishop Augustin Marre, O.C.S.O., Auxiliary Bishop of Reims (France)

1874: USABishop James Michael Myles O’Gorman, O.C.S.O., Vicar Apostolic of Nebraska (USA)

1865: USABishop Timothy Clement Smyth, O.C.S.O., Bishop of Dubuque (USA)


as of 2020.07.07

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