Congregation of Holy Cross (C.S.C.)

Holy Cross Fathers

Also known as: Kongregation vom Heiligen Kreuz (Deutsch) / Congregación de Santa Cruz (español) / Congrégation de Sainte-Croix (français) / Congregazione di Santa Croce (Italiano) / Congregação de Santa Cruz (Português) / 聖十字架會 (正體中文) / Congregatio a S. Cruce (latine)

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

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

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History

Contact Info

Address: Via Framura 85, 00168 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.62.76.920

Superiors

Superior General:USABr. Paul Bednarczyk, C.S.C. (2022.07.01 – ...)

Past Superiors

Superior General:USAFr. Robert Louis Epping, C.S.C. (2016.07.18 – 2022.07.01)
Superior General:USAFr. Richard V. Warner, C.S.C. (2010.07 – 2016.07.18)
Superior General:USAFr. Hugh Cleary, C.S.C. (1998.07.17 – 2010.07)
Superior General:Fr. Claude Grou, C.S.C. (1986 – 1998)
Superior General:Fr. Tom Barrosse, C.S.C. (1974 – 1986)
Superior General:Fr. Germain-Marie Lalande, C.S.C. (1962 – 1974)
Superior General:Fr. Christopher O’Toole, C.S.C. (1950 – 1962)
Superior General:Fr. Albert Cousineau, C.S.C. (1938 – 1950)
Superior General:Fr. James Wesley Donahue, C.S.C. (1926 – 1938)
Superior General:Fr. Gilbert Francais, C.S.C. (1893 – 1926?)
Superior General:Fr. Edward Sorin, C.S.C. (1868 – 1893)
Superior General:USABishop Pierre Dufal, C.S.C. (1866.08.25 – 1868)
Superior General:FranceBlessed Fr. Basile-Antoine Marie Moreau, C.S.C. (1837 – 1866)

Founder

Founder:FranceBlessed Fr. Basile-Antoine Marie Moreau, C.S.C. (1837)

Other Former Members (2)

1997: IndiaFr. George Daniel Breen, C.S.C., Prefect Apostolic of Haflong (India)

>1860: BangladeshFr. Louis Verité, C.S.C., Pro-Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Bengal (Bangladesh)

Living Bishops (1 Cardinal, 3 Archbishops, 10 Bishops)

BangladeshCardinal Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C. (80)Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C. (80), Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora del SS. Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Dhaka (Bangladesh)

CanadaArchbishop James Hector MacDonald, C.S.C. (98)Archbishop James Hector MacDonald, C.S.C. (98), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland (Canada)

CanadaArchbishop André Richard, C.S.C. (86)Archbishop André Richard, C.S.C. (86), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Moncton (Canada)

BangladeshArchbishop Lawrence Subrata Howlader, C.S.C. (58)Archbishop Lawrence Subrata Howlader, C.S.C. (58), Metropolitan Archbishop of Chattogram (Bangladesh)

PeruBishop Arthur Joseph Colgan, C.S.C. (77)Bishop Arthur Joseph Colgan, C.S.C. (77), Titular Bishop of Ampora and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Chosica (Peru)

BangladeshBishop Theotonius Gomes, C.S.C. (85)Bishop Theotonius Gomes, C.S.C. (85), Titular Bishop of Zucchabar and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Dhaka (Bangladesh)

PeruBishop Jorge Enrique Izaguirre Rafael, C.S.C. (56)Bishop Jorge Enrique Izaguirre Rafael, C.S.C. (56), Bishop of Chosica (Peru)

USABishop Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C. (77)Bishop Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C. (77), Bishop emeritus of Peoria (USA)

BangladeshBishop Paul Ponen Kubi, C.S.C. (67)Bishop Paul Ponen Kubi, C.S.C. (67), Bishop of Mymensingh (Bangladesh) and General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh

IndiaBishop Lumen Monteiro, C.S.C. (72)Bishop Lumen Monteiro, C.S.C. (72), Bishop of Agartala (India)

USABishop Patrick Michael Neary, C.S.C. (61)Bishop Patrick Michael Neary, C.S.C. (61), Bishop of Saint Cloud (USA)

HaitiBishop Yves-Marie Péan, C.S.C. (69)Bishop Yves-Marie Péan, C.S.C. (69), Bishop of Les Gonaïves (Haiti)

IndiaBishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (71)Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, C.S.C. (71), Bishop of Aizawl (India)

USABishop William Albert Wack, C.S.C. (56)Bishop William Albert Wack, C.S.C. (56), Bishop of Pensacola–Tallahassee (USA)

Deceased Bishops (1 Cardinal, 8 Archbishops, 15 Bishops)

2020: BangladeshArchbishop Moses Costa, C.S.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Chattogram (Bangladesh)

2016: BangladeshBishop Michael Atul D’Rozario, C.S.C., Bishop of Khulna (Bangladesh)

2015: HaitiBishop Simon-Pierre Saint-Hillien, C.S.C., Bishop of Hinche (Haiti)

2011: USAArchbishop Charles Asa Schleck, C.S.C., Adjunct Secretary of Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples

2000: PanamaArchbishop Marcos Gregorio McGrath, C.S.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Panamá (Panama)

1996: HaitiBishop Paul-Maurice Choquet, C.S.C., Auxiliary Bishop of Cap-Haïtien (Haiti)

1996: BangladeshBishop Joachim J. Rozario, C.S.C., Bishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh)

1995: Puerto RicoBishop Alfredo José Isaac Cecilio Francesco Méndez-Gonzalez, C.S.C., Bishop of Arecibo (Puerto Rico)

1994: USABishop Paul Edward Waldschmidt, C.S.C., Auxiliary Bishop of Portland in Oregon (USA)

1984: BangladeshBishop Raymond Larose, C.S.C., Bishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh)

1982: BangladeshArchbishop Lawrence Leo Graner, C.S.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Dacca (Bangladesh)

1982: UgandaBishop Vincent Joseph McCauley, C.S.C., Bishop of Fort Portal (Uganda)

1977: BangladeshArchbishop Theotonius Amal Ganguly, C.S.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Dacca (Bangladesh)

1974: HaitiArchbishop Albert François Cousineau, C.S.C., Archbishop-Bishop of Cap-Haïtien (Haiti)

1973: USAArchbishop Edward Louis Heston, C.S.C., President of Pontifical Commission for Social Communications

1960: USACardinal John Francis O’Hara, C.S.C., Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio and Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia (USA)

1952: BangladeshBishop Arthur-Alfred Lepailleur, C.S.C., Bishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh)

1945: BangladeshBishop Timothy Joseph Crowley, C.S.C., Bishop of Dacca (Bangladesh)

1937: BangladeshBishop Amand-Théophile-Joseph Legrand, C.S.C., Bishop of Dacca (Bangladesh)

1935: PhilippinesArchbishop Peter Joseph Hurth, C.S.C., Bishop of Nueva Segovia (Philippines)

1932: USABishop George Joseph Finnigan, C.S.C., Bishop of Helena (USA)

1915: BangladeshBishop Frederick Linneborn, C.S.C., Bishop of Dacca (Bangladesh)

1898: USABishop Pierre Dufal, C.S.C., Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Bengal (Bangladesh) and Coadjutor Bishop of Galveston (USA)

1894: BangladeshBishop Augustine Louage, C.S.C., Bishop of Dacca (Bangladesh)

Saints (1)

1937: CanadaSaint André (Alfred Bessette), religious

Blesseds (1)

1873: FranceBlessed Basile-Antoine Marie Moreau, priest

Brazil Brazil

Canada Canada

Chile Chile

France France

Kenya Kenya

Mexico Mexico

Peru Peru

Uganda Uganda

USA USA

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Houses: 229

Members: 1,336 (723 priests)

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Last updated on 2024.04.24

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