Sylvestrine Congregation of the Benedictine Order (O.S.B. Silv.)



Also known as: Congregazione Benedettina Silvestrina (Italiano) / Kongregacja św. Sylwestra z Montefano (polski) / Congregatio Silvestrina Ordinis Sancti Benedicti (latine)

Type: Monastic Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

Confederation: Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines)

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

Statistics: 22 houses, 199 members (143 priests) (2017)

Address: Monastero Santo Stefano Protomartire, Via S. Stefano del Cacco, 26, 00186 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.679.38.60

Website: LinkLink




Abbot General:AustraliaAbbot Michael George Kelly, O.S.B. Silv.Abbot Michael George Kelly, O.S.B. Silv. (2007.09 – ...)
Abbot General:USAAbbot Leo Cornelli, O.S.B. Silv. (1959.10.18 – 1966.01.05)
Founder:ItalySaint Abbot Silvestro Guzzolini, O.S.B. Silv. (1231)

Living Bishops (1 Bishop)

Sri LankaBishop Cletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B. Silv. (71)Bishop Cletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B. Silv. (71), Bishop of Ratnapura (Sri Lanka)

Deceased Bishops (8 Bishops)

1982: Sri LankaBishop Leo Nanayakkara, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop of Badulla (Sri Lanka)

1977: Sri LankaBishop Bernardo Regno, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop emeritus of Kandy (Sri Lanka) and Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Kandy (Sri Lanka)

1935: Sri LankaBishop Bede Beekmeyer, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop of Kandy (Sri Lanka)

1911: Sri LankaBishop Clemente Pagnani, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop of Kandy (Sri Lanka)

1879: Sri LankaBishop Hilarion Silani, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop of Colombo (Sri Lanka)

1860: Sri LankaBishop Giuseppe Maria Bravi, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop of Colombo (Sri Lanka)

1701: ItalyBishop Lorenzo Kreutter de Corvinis, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop of Vieste (Italy)

1649: ItalyBishop Giovanni Domenico Morula, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop of Polignano

Other Former Prelates (1)

>2002: ItalyFr. Ugo Paoli, O.S.B. Silv., Vice-Prefect emeritus of Vatican Secret Archives

as of 2019.04.20

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