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

Trappists

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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. (74)Abbot Eamon Fitzgerald, O.C.S.O. (74) (2008.09.08 – ...)
Abbot General:ArgentinaAbbot Bernardo Luis José Olivera, O.C.S.O. (75)Abbot Bernardo Luis José Olivera, O.C.S.O. (75) (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 (3 Bishops)

CanadaBishop Noël Delaquis, O.C.S.O. (84)Bishop Noël Delaquis, O.C.S.O. (84), Titular Bishop of Gravelbourg and Bishop emeritus of Gravelbourg

CanadaBishop Yvon-Joseph Moreau, O.C.S.O. (77)Bishop Yvon-Joseph Moreau, O.C.S.O. (77), Bishop emeritus of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (Canada)

Congo-KinshasaBishop Édouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O. (82)Bishop Édouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O. (82), Bishop emeritus of Kikwit (Congo-Kinshasa)


Deceased Bishops (2 Archbishops, 3 Bishops)

2008: NorwayBishop John Willem Nicolaysen Gran, O.C.S.O., Bishop emeritus of Oslo (Norway) and President emeritus of Scandinavian Episcopal Conference

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

1927: FranceArchbishop Augustin Marre, O.C.S.O., Auxiliary Bishop emeritus 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 2019.04.22

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