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Missionary Society of Saint Columban (S.S.C.M.E.)

Columban Missionaries

Also known as: Società di San Colombano per le Missioni Estere (Italiano) / 聖高隆龐外方傳教會 (正體中文) / Societas Sancti Columbani pro missionibus ad Exteros (latine) / Missionsgesellschaft von St. Columban (Deutsch) / Société missionnaire de Saint Colomban (français)

Type: Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right (for Men)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St Columban

Statistics: 28 houses, 418 members (381 priests) (2016)

Address: St. Columban's Grange Road, Donaghmede, Dublin 13, Ireland

Phone: (01) 847.66.47

Website: Link

History


Superiors

Superior General:IrelandFr. Tim Mulroy, S.S.C.M.E. (54)Fr. Tim Mulroy, S.S.C.M.E. (54) (2018.09.22 – ...)
Superior General:AustraliaFr. Kevin O’Neill, S.S.C.M.E. (2012.09.20 – 2018.09.22)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Tommy Murphy, S.S.C.M.E. (2006 – 2012.09.20)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Brendan O’Sullivan, S.S.C.M.E. (2000 – 2006)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Nicholas Murray, S.S.C.M.E. (1988 – 2000)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Bernard Cleary, S.S.C.M.E. (1982 – 1988)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Tony O’Brien, S.S.C.M.E. (1976 – 1982)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Richard Steinhilber, S.S.C.M.E. (1970 – 1976)
Superior General:IrelandFr. James Kielt, S.S.C.M.E. (1962 – 1970)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Timothy Connolly, S.S.C.M.E. (1952 – 1962)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Jeremiah Dennehy, S.S.C.M.E. (1947 – 1952)
Superior General:IrelandFr. Michael O’Dwyer, S.S.C.M.E. (1924 – 1947)
Superior General:IrelandFr. John Blowick, S.S.C.M.E. (1919 – 1924)
Founder:IrelandFr. John Blowick, S.S.C.M.E. (1917)
Founder:ChinaFr. Edward John Galvin (高爾文), S.S.C.M.E. (later Bishop) (1917)

Deceased Bishops (3 Archbishops, 7 Bishops)

2010: USABishop James Edward Michaels (권야고보), S.S.C.M.E., Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Wheeling–Charleston (USA)

2000: MyanmarBishop John James Howe, S.S.C.M.E., Bishop emeritus of Myitkyina (Myanmar)

1997: IrelandArchbishop John Dooley, S.S.C.M.E., Apostolic Delegate emeritus to Indochina

1994: South KoreaBishop Thomas Stewart (박 토마), S.S.C.M.E., Bishop emeritus of Chuncheon 춘천 (South Korea)

1991: PhilippinesArchbishop Patrick H. Cronin, S.S.C.M.E., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cagayan de Oro (Philippines)

1983: PhilippinesBishop Henry Byrne, S.S.C.M.E., Bishop emeritus of Iba (Philippines)

1976: South KoreaArchbishop Harold William Henry (현 하롤드), S.S.C.M.E., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Jeju 제주 (South Korea)

1970: ChinaBishop Patrick Cleary (利伯高), S.S.C.M.E., Bishop of Nancheng 南城 (China)

1970: South KoreaBishop Thomas F. Quinlan (구 토마), S.S.C.M.E., Bishop emeritus of Chuncheon 춘천 (South Korea)

1956: ChinaBishop Edward John Galvin (高爾文), S.S.C.M.E., Bishop of Hanyang 漢陽 (China)

Other Former Prelates (3)

1958: MyanmarFr. Patrizio Usher, S.S.C.M.E., Prefect Apostolic of Bhamo (Myanmar)

1952: South KoreaFr. Patrizio Tommaso Brennan (안 파트리치오), S.S.C.M.E., Prefect Apostolic of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea)

>1949: South KoreaFr. Owen MacPolin (임 오엔), S.S.C.M.E., Prefect Apostolic emeritus of Kwoszu (South Korea)


as of 2018.11.02

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