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Society of Mary (S.M.)

Marists

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Also known as: Gesellschaft Mariens (Maristenpatres) (Deutsch) / Sociedad de María (Maristas) (español) / Société de Marie (Maristes) (français) / Società di Maria (Maristi) (Italiano) / Societas Mariæ (latine)

Type: Clerical Religious Congregation of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 140 houses, 720 members (629 priests) (2018)

Address: Villa S. Maria, Via Alessandro Poerio 63, 00152, Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.589.90.41

Website: Link

History

Churches


Superiors

Superior General:New ZealandFr. John Larsen, S.M. (66)Fr. John Larsen, S.M. (66) (2017.09.30 – ...)
Superior General:IrelandFr. John Hannan, S.M. (2009.09.10 – 2017.09.30)
Superior General:NetherlandsFr. Jan Hulshof, S.M. (2001.09.20 – 2009.09.10)
Superior General:SpainFr. Joaquín Fernández Viejo, S.M. (1993.09.14 – 2001.09.20)
Superior General:AustraliaFr. John Jago, S.M. (1985.09.21 – 1993.09.13)
Superior General:New ZealandFr. Bernard Ryan, S.M. (1977.09.19 – 1985.09.20)
Superior General:FranceFr. Roger Dumortier, S.M. (1969.12.08 – 1977.09.18)
Superior General:USAFr. Joseph Buckley, S.M. (1961.08.26 – 1981.09.11)
Superior General:USAFr. Alcime Cyr, S.M. (1947.09.21 – 1961.08.26)
Superior General:Fr. Ernest Rieu, S.M. (1923.08.11 – 1947.09.20)
Superior General:Fr. Jean-Claude Raffin, S.M. (1905.08.07 – 1922.07.31)
Superior General:Fr. Antoine Martin, S.M. (1886.08.21 – 1905.03.25)
Superior General:Fr. Julien Favre, S.M. (1854.05.10 – 1885.03.25)
Superior General:FranceFr. Jean-Claude-Marie Colin, S.M. (1836.09.24 – 1854.05.09)
Founder:FranceFr. Jean-Claude-Marie Colin, S.M. (1816.07.23)

Living Bishops (3 Archbishops, 8 Bishops)

New CaledoniaArchbishop Michel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M. (77)Archbishop Michel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M. (77), Metropolitan Archbishop of Nouméa (New Caledonia)

New ZealandArchbishop Paul Martin, S.M. (54)Archbishop Paul Martin, S.M. (54), Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand), Apostolic Administrator of Christchurch (New Zealand) and Bishop emeritus of Christchurch (New Zealand)

Solomon IslandsArchbishop Adrian Thomas Smith, S.M. (81)Archbishop Adrian Thomas Smith, S.M. (81), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Honiara (Solomon Islands)

VanuatuBishop Jean Bosco Baremes, S.M. (60)Bishop Jean Bosco Baremes, S.M. (60), Bishop of Port-Vila (Vanuatu)

WalesBishop Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M. (77)Bishop Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M. (77), Bishop emeritus of Menevia (Wales)

Wallis and FutunaBishop Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M. (77)Bishop Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M. (77), Bishop emeritus of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna)

Cook IslandsBishop Paul Patrick Donoghue, S.M. (72)Bishop Paul Patrick Donoghue, S.M. (72), Bishop of Rarotonga (Cook Islands) and President of Episcopal Conference of the Pacific

USABishop Joel Matthias Konzen, S.M. (70)Bishop Joel Matthias Konzen, S.M. (70), Titular Bishop of Leavenworth and Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta (USA)

Cook IslandsBishop Robin Walsh Leamy, S.M. (86)Bishop Robin Walsh Leamy, S.M. (86), Bishop emeritus of Rarotonga (Cook Islands)

Wallis and FutunaBishop Susitino Sionepoe, S.M. (56)Bishop Susitino Sionepoe, S.M. (56), Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna)

EnglandBishop Alan Williams, S.M. (70)Bishop Alan Williams, S.M. (70), Bishop of Brentwood (England)


Saints (2 saints)

1841: Wallis and FutunaSaint Pierre Louis Marie Chanel, priest and martyr

1840: FranceSaint Marcellin Joseph Benoît Champagnat, priest


Deceased Bishops (1 Cardinal, 9 Archbishops, 44 Bishops)

2020: PeruArchbishop Luis Abilio Sebastiani Aguirre, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Ayacucho (Peru)

2020: Papua New GuineaBishop Henk Kronenberg, S.M., Bishop of Bougainville (Papua New Guinea)

2019: Cook IslandsBishop Stuart France O’Connell, S.M., Bishop of Rarotonga (Cook Islands)

2018: Solomon IslandsBishop John Doaninoel, S.M., Auxiliary Bishop of Honiara (Solomon Islands)

2015: FijiArchbishop George Hamilton Pearce, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Suva (Fiji)

2013: TongaBishop Soane Lilo Foliaki, S.M., Bishop of Tonga (Tonga)

2007: Solomon IslandsBishop Gerard Francis Loft, S.M., Bishop of Auki (Solomon Islands)

2006: SamoaCardinal Pio Taofinu’u, S.M., Cardinal-Priest of S. Onofrio and Metropolitan Archbishop of Samoa–Apia (Samoa)

2005: New ZealandBishop Max Takuira Matthew Mariu, S.M., Auxiliary Bishop of Hamilton (New Zealand)

1999: MexicoBishop José Pablo Rovalo Azcué, S.M., Bishop of Zacatecas (Mexico)

1997: TuvaluBishop John Hubert Macey Rodgers, S.M., Bishop of Rarotonga (Cook Islands) and Ecclesiastical Superior of Funafuti (Tuvalu)

1997: VanuatuBishop Francis-Roland Lambert, S.M., Bishop of Port-Vila (Vanuatu)

1993: TongaBishop Patelisio Punou-Ki-Hihifo Finau, S.M., Bishop of Tonga (Tonga)

1989: Solomon IslandsArchbishop Daniel Willem Stuyvenberg, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Honiara (Solomon Islands)

1987: FijiArchbishop Victor Frederick Foley, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Suva (Fiji)

1987: VanuatuArchbishop Pierre-Paul-Émile Martin, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Nouméa (New Caledonia)

1984: VanuatuBishop Louis-Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Julliard, S.M., Bishop of Port-Vila (Vanuatu)

1984: Wallis and FutunaBishop Michel-Maurice-Augustin-Marie Darmancier, S.M., Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna)

1983: Papua New GuineaBishop Leo Lemay, S.M., Bishop of Bougainville (Papua New Guinea)

1973: Wallis and FutunaBishop Alexandre Poncet, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna)

1972: NorwayBishop Jacques Mangers, S.M., Bishop of Oslo (Norway)

1969: Papua New GuineaBishop Thomas James Wade, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Northern Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea)

1967: Solomon IslandsBishop Jean-Marie Aubin, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of South Solomons (Solomon Islands)

1967: New CaledoniaBishop Edoardo Bresson, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie (New Caledonia)

1962: TongaBishop Joseph-Felix Blanc, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Tonga Islands (Tonga)

1962: SamoaBishop Joseph Darnand, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Archipelago of the Navigators (Samoa)

1962: BrazilBishop Antônio Julio María Mattioli, S.M., Bishop-Prelate of Acre e Purus (Brazil)

1959: USABishop Michael Joseph Keyes, S.M., Bishop of Savannah (USA)

1955: VanuatuBishop Jules Halbert, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of New Hebrides (Vanuatu)

1955: SamoaBishop Giovanni Dieter, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Archipelago of the Navigators (Samoa)

1954: New ZealandArchbishop Thomas O’Shea, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand)

1950: USABishop Gerald Shaughnessy, S.M., Bishop of Seattle (USA)

1941: New CaledoniaBishop Claude-Marie Chanrion, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie (New Caledonia)

1941: FijiBishop Charles-Joseph Nicolas, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Fiji Island (Fiji)

1939: VanuatuBishop Isidore-Marie-Victor Douceré, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of New Hebrides (Vanuatu)

1935: New ZealandArchbishop Francis Mary Redwood, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand)

1934: Solomon IslandsBishop Louis-Marie Raucaz, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of South Solomons (Solomon Islands)

1924: USABishop John Edward Gunn, S.M., Bishop of Natchez

1922: FijiBishop Julien Vidal, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Fiji Island (Fiji)

1919: Solomon IslandsBishop Jean-Ephrem Bertreux, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of South Solomons (Solomon Islands)

1918: SamoaBishop Pietro Broyer, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Archipelago of the Navigators (Samoa)

1917: USAArchbishop James Herbert Blenk, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA)

1915: New ZealandBishop John Joseph Grimes, S.M., Bishop of Christchurch (New Zealand)

1911: TongaBishop Armand Olier, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania (Tonga)

1906: TongaBishop Jean-Amand Lamaze, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania (Tonga)

1905: New CaledoniaBishop Alphonse-Hilarion Fraysse, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie (New Caledonia)

1883: New CaledoniaBishop Pierre-Ferdinand Vitte, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie (New Caledonia)

1878: TongaBishop Aloys Elloy, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania (Tonga)

1877: TongaBishop Pierre Bataillon, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania (Tonga)

1872: New ZealandBishop Philippe-Joseph Viard, S.M., Bishop of Wellington (New Zealand)

1871: New ZealandArchbishop Jean-Baptiste-François Pompallier, S.M., Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand)

1853: New CaledoniaBishop Guillaume Maria Douarre, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie (New Caledonia)

1848: Papua New GuineaBishop Jean Georges Collomb, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Melanesia (Papua New Guinea)

1845: Papua New GuineaBishop Jean Baptiste Epalle, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of Melanesia (Papua New Guinea)

Other Former Prelates (8)

2016: TuvaluFr. Camille DesRosiers, S.M., Ecclesiastical Superior of Funafuti (Tuvalu)

>2014: EnglandFr. Anthony Ward, S.M., Undersecretary of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

>1973: Fr. Pierre Humbertclaude, S.M., Secretary of Secretariat for Non-Christians

1929: Papua New GuineaFr. Maurice Boch, S.M., Prefect Apostolic of Northern Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea)

1918: Papua New GuineaFr. Joseph Forestier, S.M., Prefect Apostolic of Northern Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea)

>1904: Papua New GuineaFr. Eugen Englert, S.M., Prefect Apostolic of German Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea)

1902: New CaledoniaFr. Pierre Rougeyron, S.M., Pro-Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie (New Caledonia)

>1887: FijiFr. Jean-Baptiste Bréhéret, S.M., Prefect Apostolic of Fiji Island (Fiji)


as of 2021.06.05

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