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American-Cassinese Benedictine Congregation (O.S.B.)

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Also known as: Amerikanisch-Cassinensische Benediktinerkongregation (Deutsch) / Congregazione Benedettina Americana Cassinese (Italiano)

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: 26 houses, 745 members (459 priests) (2015)

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History

Churches


Superiors

President:USAAbbot Hugh Anderson, O.S.B. (79)Abbot Hugh Anderson, O.S.B. (79) (2010.06.17 – ...)
President:USAAbbot Timothy Thomas Kelly, O.S.B. (2001.06 – 2010.06.16)
President:USAAbbot Melvin Valvano, O.S.B. (1989.06 – 2001.06)
President:USAAbbot John Albert Eidenschink, O.S.B. (1983 – 1989.06)
President:USAAbbot Martin Burne, O.S.B. (1971 – 1983)
President:USAAbbot Baldwin Wilfred Dworschak, O.S.B. (1965 – 1971)
President:USAAbbot Denis Strittmatter, O.S.B. (later Archabbot) (1953 – 1965)
President:USAAbbot Mark Braun, O.S.B. (1944 – 1953)
President:HungaryAbbot Alcuin Deutsch, O.S.B. (1932 – 1944)
President:USAAbbot Ernest Helmstetter, O.S.B. (1914 – 1932)
President:USAAbbot Peter Engel, O.S.B. (1902 – 1914)
President:GermanyAbbot Innocent Wolf, O.S.B. (1896 – 1902)
President:USABishop Leo Michael Haid, O.S.B. (1890 – 1896)
President:GermanyAbbot Alexius Edelbrock, O.S.B. (1888 – 1890)
President:GermanyArchabbot Boniface Wimmer, O.S.B. (1855 – 1887.12.08)
Founder:GermanyAbbot Boniface Wimmer, O.S.B. (later Archabbot) (1855)

Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 3 Bishops)

USAArchbishop Rembert George Weakland, O.S.B. (90)Archbishop Rembert George Weakland, O.S.B. (90), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Milwaukee (USA)

USABishop Joseph John Gerry, O.S.B. (89)Bishop Joseph John Gerry, O.S.B. (89), Bishop emeritus of Portland in Maine (USA)

USABishop Roger William Gries, O.S.B. (80)Bishop Roger William Gries, O.S.B. (80), Titular Bishop of Præsidium and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Cleveland (USA)

BrazilBishop Heriberto Hermes, O.S.B. (84)Bishop Heriberto Hermes, O.S.B. (84), Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Cristalândia (Brazil)


Deceased Bishops (1 Archbishop, 6 Bishops)

2017: USAArchbishop Daniel William Kucera, O.S.B., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Dubuque (USA)

1990: USABishop Angelo Thomas Acerra, O.S.B., Auxiliary Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of United States of America (USA)

1986: BelarusBishop Vladimir Ladislas Tarasevitch, O.S.B., Titular Bishop of Mariamme

1984: BahamasBishop Paul Leonard Hagarty, O.S.B., Bishop emeritus of Nassau (Bahamas)

1924: USABishop Leo Michael Haid, O.S.B., Vicar Apostolic of North Carolina (USA) and Abbot nullius of Belmont–Mary Help of Christians (USA)

1904: USABishop Louis Mary Fink, O.S.B., Bishop of Leavenworth

1895: USABishop Rupert Seidenbusch, O.S.B., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Northern Minnesota (USA)

Other Former Prelates (10)

2017: CanadaAbbot Peter Wilfred Novecosky, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary emeritus of Saint Peter–Muenster (Canada)

2016: USAAbbot Edmund F. McCaffrey, O.S.B., Abbot nullius emeritus of Belmont–Mary Help of Christians (USA)

2008: CanadaAbbot Jerome Ferdinand Weber, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary emeritus of Saint Peter–Muenster (Canada)

2005: USAAbbot Jude George Cleary, O.S.B., Abbot nullius emeritus of Belmont–Mary Help of Christians (USA)

1999: USAAbbot Walter Arthur Coggin, O.S.B., Abbot nullius emeritus of Belmont–Mary Help of Christians (USA)

1995: USAAbbot Primate Jerome Theisen, O.S.B., Abbot Primate of Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines)

1960: CanadaAbbot Severinus Giacomo Gertken, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary of Saint Peter–Muenster (Canada)

1959: USAAbbot Vincent George Taylor, O.S.B., Abbot nullius of Belmont–Mary Help of Christians (USA)

1926: CanadaAbbot Michael Ott, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary emeritus of Saint Peter–Muenster (Canada)

1919: CanadaAbbot Bruno Doerfler, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary of Saint Peter–Muenster (Canada)


as of 2017.10.18

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