Society of Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart (S.S.J.)



Also known as: Società di San Giuseppe del Sacro Cuore (Italiano) / Societas Sodalium Sancti Joseph a Sacra Corde (latine)

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

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

Patron Saint: St. Joseph (March 19)

Statistics: 3 houses, 86 members (79 priests) (2015)

Address: 1130 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA

Phone: +1 (410) 727-3386

Website: Link




Superior General:USAFr. Michael L. Thompson, S.S.J. (59)Fr. Michael L. Thompson, S.S.J. (59) (2015.06.19 – ...)
Superior General:USAFr. William L. Norvel, S.S.J. (2011.06.15 – 2015.06.19)
Superior General:USAFr. Edward J. Chiffriller, S.S.J. (2003.06.17 – 2011.06.15)
Superior General:USAFr. Robert Michael Kearns, S.S.J. (1995 – 2003.06.17)
Superior General:USAFr. Eugene Patrick McManus, S.S.J. (1988 – 1995)
Founder:USAFr. Charles Randolph Uncles, S.S.J. (1892)

Living Bishops (1 Bishop)

USABishop John Huston Ricard, S.S.J. (77)Bishop John Huston Ricard, S.S.J. (77), Bishop emeritus of Pensacola–Tallahassee (USA)

Deceased Bishops (1 Archbishop, 1 Bishop)

2000: USAArchbishop Eugene Antonio Marino, S.S.J., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Atlanta (USA)

1993: USABishop Carl Anthony Fisher, S.S.J., Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles (USA)

as of 2017.12.27

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