Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus (R.C.J./R.C.I.)



Also known as: Kongregation der Rogationisten des Herzens Jesu (Deutsch) / Rogacionistas del Corazón de Jesus (español) / Rogazionisti del Cuore di Gesù (Italiano) / Zgromadzenie Księży Rogacjonistów Serca Jezusowego (polski) / Congregatio Rogationistarum a Corde Iesu (latine)

Type: Clerical Religious Congregation of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 94 houses, 591 members (383 priests) (2020)

Address: Via Tuscolana 167, 00182 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.702.07.51

Website: LinkLink




Superior General:ItalyFr. Bruno Rampazzo, R.C.J. (66)Fr. Bruno Rampazzo, R.C.J. (66) (2016.07.21 – ...)
Superior General:BrazilBishop Ângelo Ademir Mezzari, R.C.J. (65)Fr. Ângelo Ademir Mezzari, R.C.J. (65) (later Bishop) (2010.08.02 – 2016.07.21)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Giorgio Nalin, R.C.J. (1998.07.25 – 2010.08.02)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Pietro Cifuni, R.C.J. (1986.08 – 1998.07.25)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Gaetano Ciranni, R.C.J. (1974 – 1986.08)
Founder:ItalySaint Fr. Annibale Maria Di Francia (Hannibal Mary Di Francia), R.C.J. (1897.05.16)

Living Bishops (2 Bishops)

BrazilBishop Ângelo Ademir Mezzari, R.C.J. (65)Bishop Ângelo Ademir Mezzari, R.C.J. (65), Titular Bishop of Fiorentino and Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil)

AlbaniaBishop Ottavio Vitale, R.C.J. (63)Bishop Ottavio Vitale, R.C.J. (63), Bishop of Lezhë (Albania)

Other Present Prelates (1)

ItalyMsgr. Leonardo Sapienza, R.C.J. (70)Msgr. Leonardo Sapienza, R.C.J. (70), Regent of Prefecture of the Papal Household and Protonotary Apostolic de numero of Prefecture of the Papal Household

Saints (1 saint)

1927: ItalySaint Hannibal Mary Di Francia (Annibale Maria Di Francia), priest

Last updated on 2023.01.08

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