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Subiaco Cassinese Benedictine Congregation (O.S.B.)

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Also known as: Congrégation de Subiaco–Mont Cassin (français) / Congregazione Sublacense Cassinese dell’Ordine di San Benedetto (Italiano) / Congregatio Sublacensis Casinensis (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: 79 houses, 1,260 members (500 priests) (2020)

History

Churches


Superiors

President:ColombiaAbbot Guillermo Leon Arboleda Tamayo, O.S.B. (65)Abbot Guillermo Leon Arboleda Tamayo, O.S.B. (65) (2016.09.22 – ...)
President:ItalyAbbot Bruno Marin, O.S.B. (2004.09.14 – 2016.09.22)
President:FranceAbbot Thierry Portevin, O.S.B. Subl. (1996 – 2004)
President:EnglandAbbot Gilbert Jones, O.S.B. Subl. (1988 – 1996)
President:FranceAbbot Denis Huerre, O.S.B. Subl. (1980 – 1988)
President:Abbot Mauro Elizondo, O.S.B. Subl. (1978 – 1980)
President:SpainAbbot Gabriel Brasó i Tulla, O.S.B. Subl. (1966 – 1978)
President:ItalyAbbot Pietro Celestino Gusi, O.S.B. Subl. (1959 – 1966)
President:ItalyAbbot Emanuele Caronti, O.S.B. Subl. (1937 – 1959)
President:Abbot Maur Etcheverry, O.S.B. Subl. (1928 – 1937)
President:Abbot Benoît Gariador, O.S.B. Subl. (1920 – 1928)
President:ItalyAbbot Mauro Serafini, O.S.B. Subl. (1900 – 1920)
President:ItalyAbbot Domenico Serafini, O.S.B. Subl. (later Cardinal) (1896.06.05 – 1900.04.16)
President:MonacoAbbot Romaric Flugi d’Aspermont, O.S.B. Subl. (1890 – 1896)
President:BangladeshBishop Jordan Ballsieper, O.S.B. Subl. (1888 – 1890.02.01)
President:ItalyAbbot Nicola Canevello, O.S.B. Subl. (1880 – 1888)
President:ItalyAbbot Raffaele Testa, O.S.B. Subl. (1876 – 1880)
Founder:ItalyAbbot Pietro Francesco Casaretto, O.S.B. Subl. (1872)
President:ItalyAbbot Pietro Francesco Casaretto, O.S.B. Subl. (1867.08.05 – 1876.04.01)

Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 2 Bishops)

ItalyArchbishop Francesco Pio Tamburrino, O.S.B. Subl. (83)Archbishop Francesco Pio Tamburrino, O.S.B. Subl. (83), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Foggia–Bovino (Italy)

ScotlandBishop Hugh Edward Gilbert, O.S.B. (70)Bishop Hugh Edward Gilbert, O.S.B. (70), Bishop of Aberdeen (Scotland) and President of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland

GreeceBishop Manuel Nin, O.S.B. (65)Bishop Manuel Nin, O.S.B. (65), Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece) and Titular Bishop of Carcabia

Other Present Prelates (4)

ItalyAbbot Riccardo Luca Guariglia, O.S.B. (55)Abbot Riccardo Luca Guariglia, O.S.B. (55), Abbot Ordinary of Montevergine (Italy)

ItalyAbbot Mauro Meacci, O.S.B. (66)Abbot Mauro Meacci, O.S.B. (66), Abbot Ordinary of Subiaco (Italy)

ItalyAbbot Donato Ogliari, O.S.B. (65)Abbot Donato Ogliari, O.S.B. (65), Abbot Ordinary of Montecassino (Italy)

ItalyAbbot Michele Petruzzelli, O.S.B. (60)Abbot Michele Petruzzelli, O.S.B. (60), Abbot Ordinary of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni (Italy)


Saints (20 blesseds)

1937: SpainBlessed Roberto (Joan Grau Bullich), priest and martyr

1937: SpainBlessed Pedro Vallmitjana Abarca, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Ángel María Rodamilans Canals, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Odilio María (Joan Costa Canal), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed José María Fontseré Masdéu, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Domingo (Cipriano González Millán), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Juan Roca Boch, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Ambrosio María (Agustí Busquets Creixell), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Plácido María (Càndid Feliu Soler), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed León Gonzaga (León Alesanco Maestro), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Luis Palacios Lozano, priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Fulgencio (Josep Albareda Ramoneda), priest and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Bernardo (Jaume Vendrell Olivella), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Francisco María Sánchez, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Ildefonso (Aleix Civil Castellví), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed José María Jordá Jordá, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Narciso María (Pere Vilar Espona), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Hildebrando María (Lluis Casanovas Vila), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Eugenio María (José Erausquin Aramburu), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Emiliano María (Ignasi Guilà Ximenes), religious and martyr


Deceased Bishops (2 Cardinals, 1 Archbishop, 10 Bishops)

2020: ItalyBishop Giovanni Paolo Gibertini, O.S.B., Bishop of Reggio Emilia–Guastalla (Italy)

2017: South AfricaBishop Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. Subl., Bishop of Pietersburg (South Africa)

2004: ItalyArchbishop Andrea Mariano Magrassi, O.S.B. Subl., Metropolitan Archbishop of Bari–Bitonto (Italy) and Pontifical Delegate for the Basilica of St. Nicholas of Bari

2003: ItalyBishop Benito Stanislao Andreotti, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Subiaco (Italy)

1976: South AfricaBishop Francis Clement van Hoeck, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Pietersburg (South Africa)

1966: SpainCardinal Joaquín Anselmo María Albareda, O.S.B. Subl., Cardinal-Deacon of S. Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-Alessandrine and Prefect of Vatican Apostolic Library

1964: ItalyBishop Simone Lorenzo Salvi, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Subiaco (Italy)

1960: South AfricaBishop Frederic Osterrath, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Pietersburg (South Africa)

1918: ItalyCardinal Domenico Serafini, O.S.B. Subl., Cardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia, Archbishop of Spoleto (Italy) and Prefect of Sacred Congregation of the Propagation of the Faith

1914: AustraliaBishop Fulgentius Torres, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot nullius of New Norcia (Australia) and Ecclesiastical Superior of Drisdale River (Australia)

1913: ItalyBishop Vittore Corvaia, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Montevergine (Italy)

1900: AustraliaBishop Rosendo Salvado, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot nullius of New Norcia (Australia)

1890: BangladeshBishop Jordan Ballsieper, O.S.B. Subl., Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Bengal (Bangladesh) and President of Subiaco Benedictine Congregation

Other Former Prelates (16)

2018: ItalyAbbot Tarciscio Giovanni Nazzaro, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Montevergine (Italy)

>2018: TogoAbbot Théodore Coco, O.S.B., President of Regional Union of Conferences of Major Superiors of Francophone West Africa (U.R.C.A.O.)

>2014: ItalyAbbot Beda Umberto Paluzzi, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary of Montevergine (Italy)

>2013: ItalyFr. Leone Morinelli, O.S.B., Apostolic Administrator of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni (Italy)

1995: AustraliaAbbot Gregory Gomez, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot nullius of New Norcia (Australia)

1989: ItalyAbbot Tommaso Agostino Gubitosa, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Montevergine (Italy)

>1980: AustraliaAbbot Bernard Rooney, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot nullius of New Norcia (Australia)

1974: ItalyAbbot Luigi Egidio Gavazzi, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Subiaco (Italy)

1968: ItalyAbbot Anselmo Ludovico Tranfaglia, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Montevergine (Italy)

1952: ItalyAbbot Giuseppe Ramiro Marcone, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Montevergine (Italy)

1951: AustraliaAbbot Anselmo Federico Catalán, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot nullius of New Norcia (Australia) and Ecclesiastical Superior of Drisdale River (Australia)

1941: South AfricaFr. Ildefonso Lanslots, O.S.B. Subl., Prefect Apostolic of Northern Transvaal (South Africa)

1939: South AfricaFr. Salvatore van Nuffel, O.S.B. Subl., Prefect Apostolic of Northern Transvaal (South Africa)

1884: ItalyAbbot Guglielmo de Cesare, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot Ordinary of Montevergine (Italy)

>1875: MonacoAbbot Hildebrand Marie Dell’Oro di Giosuè, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot nullius of Saints-Nicholas-et-Benoît (Monaco)

>1874: MonacoAbbot Léandre de Dou, O.S.B. Subl., Abbot nullius of Saints-Nicholas-et-Benoît (Monaco)


as of 2022.05.13

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