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Priestly Society of Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo (S.S.C.)

Also known as: Società dei Sacerdoti di San Giuseppe Benedetto Cottolengo (Cottolenghini) (Italiano) / Societas Presbyterorum Sancti Ioseph Benedicti Cottolengo (latine) / Société des prêtres de Saint Joseph Benoît Cottolengo (français)

Type: Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 13 houses, 61 members (54 priests) (2018)

Address: Via Cottolengo 14, 10152 Torino, Italy

Phone: 011.522.51.01

Website: Link

History


Superiors

Superior General:ItalyFr. Carmine Arice, S.S.C. (57)Fr. Carmine Arice, S.S.C. (57) (2017.09.11 – ...)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Lino Piano, S.S.C. (2011 – 2017.09.11)
Superior General:ItalyFr. Aldo Sarotto, S.S.C. (1999 – 2011)
Founder:ItalySaint Fr. Giuseppe Benedetto Cottolengo (1840)

Living Bishops (2 Bishops)

EcuadorBishop Antonio Crameri, S.S.C. (52)Bishop Antonio Crameri, S.S.C. (52), Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Ecuador)

IndiaBishop John Thattumkal, S.S.C. (71)Bishop John Thattumkal, S.S.C. (71), Bishop emeritus of Cochin (India)


Saints (1 blessed)

1939: ItalyBlessed Francesco Paleari, priest


as of 2021.09.17

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