Societies of Apostolic Life

AcronymSocieties of Apostolic Life of Pontifical RightAscendingMembersSuperior General
M.M.Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America (Maryknoll Fathers)317USAFr. Raymond J. Finch, M.M. (71)Fr. Raymond J. Finch, M.M. (71)
M.S.A.Clerical Society of the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles207Fr. Luis Arturo Luna-Barrera, M.S.A.Fr. Luis Arturo Luna-Barrera, M.S.A.
E.P.Clerical Society of Virgo Flos Carmeli309BrazilFr. Walmir Bortoletto, E.P.Fr. Walmir Bortoletto, E.P.
C.O.Confederation of Oratories of Saint Philip Neri (Oratorians)537
C.I.M. / C.J.M.Congregation of Jesus and Mary (Eudists)519FranceFr. Jean-Michel Amouriaux, C.I.M. (53)Fr. Jean-Michel Amouriaux, C.I.M. (53)
C.M.Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians, Lazarists)3,691SloveniaFr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. (61)Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. (61)
G.H.M.Glenmary Home Missioners49USAFr. Chester Artysiewicz, G.H.M. (75)Fr. Chester Artysiewicz, G.H.M. (75)
M.G.Guadalupe Missionaries211MexicoFr. Raúl Ibarra Hernández, M.G.Fr. Raúl Ibarra Hernández, M.G.
H.G.N.Heralds of Good News745IndiaFr. Michael Ignatius, H.G.N.Fr. Michael Ignatius, H.G.N.
I.C.R.S.S.Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest208FranceMsgr. Gilles Wach, I.C.R.S.S. (63)Msgr. Gilles Wach, I.C.R.S.S. (63)
M.S.P.Mission Society of the Philippines118PhilippinesFr. Jonathan N. Germinanda, M.S.P.Fr. Jonathan N. Germinanda, M.S.P.
M. Afr.Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)1,466ZambiaFr. Stanley Lubungo, M. Afr. (53)Fr. Stanley Lubungo, M. Afr. (53)
M.S.C.Missionaries of the Holy Cross27TanzaniaFr. Antonius Mamsery, M.S.C.Fr. Antonius Mamsery, M.S.C.
C.PP.S.Missionaries of the Precious Blood635ItalyFr. Emanuele Lupi, C.PP.S. (46)Fr. Emanuele Lupi, C.PP.S. (46)
S.S.C.M.E.Missionary Society of Saint Columban (Columban Missionaries)420IrelandFr. Tim Mulroy, S.S.C.M.E. (56)Fr. Tim Mulroy, S.S.C.M.E. (56)
C.O.I.Oratory of France (Oratorians of France)29FranceFr. François Picart, C.O.I. (56)Fr. François Picart, C.O.I. (56)
M.E.P.Paris Foreign Missions Society198FranceFr. Gilles Reithinger, M.E.P. (47)Fr. Gilles Reithinger, M.E.P. (47)
C.S.P.Paulist Fathers (Paulists)117USAFr. Eric Andrews, C.S.P.Fr. Eric Andrews, C.S.P.
P.I.M.E.Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions567ItalyFr. Ferruccio Brambillasca, P.I.M.E. (56)Fr. Ferruccio Brambillasca, P.I.M.E. (56)
S.M.P. / S.M.B.N.Portuguese Missionary Society104PortugalFr. Adelino Ascenso, S.M.P. (65)Fr. Adelino Ascenso, S.M.P. (65)
F.S.S.P.Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter430PolandFr. Andrzej Komorowski, F.S.S.P. (45)Fr. Andrzej Komorowski, F.S.S.P. (45)
F.S.C.B.Priestly Fraternity of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo172ItalyFr. Paolo Sottopietra, F.S.C.B. (52)Fr. Paolo Sottopietra, F.S.C.B. (52)
S.S.C.Priestly Society of Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo59ItalyFr. Carmine Arice, S.S.C. (56)Fr. Carmine Arice, S.S.C. (56)
I.E.M.E.Saint Francis Xavier Spanish Institute for Foreign Missions135SpainFr. Luis Ángel Plaza Lázaro, I.E.M.E. (60)Fr. Luis Ángel Plaza Lázaro, I.E.M.E. (60)
M.H.M.Saint Joseph’s Missionary Society of Mill Hill614IrelandFr. Michael Corcoran, M.H.M. (60)Fr. Michael Corcoran, M.H.M. (60)
S.P.S.Saint Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions345IrelandFr. Victor Dunne, S.P.S.Fr. Victor Dunne, S.P.S.
S.F.M.Scarboro Foreign Mission Society27CanadaFr. Jack Lynch, S.F.M.Fr. Jack Lynch, S.F.M.
S.M.A.Society of African Missions972ItalyFr. Antonio Porcellato, S.M.A. (65)Fr. Antonio Porcellato, S.M.A. (65)
S.M.B.Society of Bethlehem Mission Immensee74SwitzerlandFr. Josef Meili, S.M.B. (77)Fr. Josef Meili, S.M.B. (77)
P.M.E.Society of Foreign Missions104
P.S.J.Society of Priests of Saint James132HaitiFr. Paul Dossous, P.S.J. (52)Fr. Paul Dossous, P.S.J. (52)
P.S.S.Society of Priests of Saint Sulpice (Sulpicians)274USAFr. Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S. (69)Fr. Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S. (69)
S.S.J.Society of Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart (Josephites)70USAFr. Michael L. Thompson, S.S.J. (62)Fr. Michael L. Thompson, S.S.J. (62)
S.A.C.Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines)2,303IndiaFr. Jacob Nampudakam, S.A.C. (64)Fr. Jacob Nampudakam, S.A.C. (64)
S.F.X.Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier (Pilar Fathers)480IndiaFr. Sebastião Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Fr. Sebastião Mascarenhas, S.F.X.
S.C.V.Sodalitium of Christian Life172ColombiaBr. José David Correa González, S.C.V. (50)
C.V.Vincentian Congregation775IndiaAbbot Sebastian Thundathikunnel, C.V.Abbot Sebastian Thundathikunnel, C.V.
C.O.R.C.Workers of the Kingdom of Christ214MexicoFr. Esteban Alcocer González, C.O.R.C. (59)Fr. Esteban Alcocer González, C.O.R.C. (59)
M.X.Y. / I.M.E.Y.Yarumal Society for the Foreign Missions169MexicoFr. José del Rosario Jimenez Rangel, M.X.Y.Fr. José del Rosario Jimenez Rangel, M.X.Y.
AcronymSocieties of Apostolic Life of Diocesan RightAscendingMembersSuperior General
ALCP/OSSApostolic Life Community of Priests in the Opus Spiritus Sancti (Holy Spirit Fathers)TanzaniaFr. Joseph Israel, ALCP/OSSFr. Joseph Israel, ALCP/OSS
C.C.Companions of the CrossCanadaFr. Roger Vandenakker, C.C. (59)Fr. Roger Vandenakker, C.C. (59)
K.M.S.Korean Missionary Society
S.D.N.Missionaries of Our Lady of the Most Blessed SacramentBrazilFr. Geraldo Magela de Lima Mayrink, S.D.N. (62)Fr. Geraldo Magela de Lima Mayrink, S.D.N. (62)
M.S.P.Missionary Society of Saint Paul of NigeriaNigeriaFr. Victor Chike Onwukeme, M.S.P.Fr. Victor Chike Onwukeme, M.S.P.
M.S.T.Missionary Society of Saint Thomas the ApostleIndiaFr. James Athikalam, M.S.T.Fr. James Athikalam, M.S.T.
O.Ss.C.A.Oblates of Saints Ambrose and Charles
O.Ss.G.C.N.Oblates of Saints Charles and Gaudentius of Novara
S.J.M.V.Society of Saint John Mary VianneyFranceFr. Philippe Caratgé, S.J.M.V.Fr. Philippe Caratgé, S.J.M.V.

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