Order of Canons Regular of the Holy Cross (O.R.C.)

Also known as: Orden der Regularkanoniker vom Heiligen Kreuz (Deutsch) / Orden de los Canonigos Regulares de la Santa Cruz (español) / Canonici Regolari della Santa Croce (Fratelli dalla Croce) (Italiano) / Ordem dos Cônegos Regulares da Santa Cruz (Português) / Ordo Canonicorum Regularium Sancæ Crucis (latine)

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Type: Order of Canons Regular of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Patron Saint: Saint Odilia of Cologne

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History

Contact Info

Address: Via Casale Vecchio di Aguzzano 85, 00137 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.82.00.32.61

Superiors

Prior General:GermanyFr. Nathaniel Thanner, O.R.C.Fr. Nathaniel Thanner (Hubert Anton), O.R.C. (2021.07.05 – ...)

Past Superiors

Prior General:GermanyFr. Thomas Joachim Welz, O.R.C. (2002.09.25 – 2021.07.05)
Prior General:PortugalBishop João Pereira Venâncio, O.R.C. (1980 – 1984.06)

Founder

Founder:PortugalSaint Fr. Teotónio, O.R.C. (1131.06.28)

Living Bishops (1 Bishop)

KazakhstanBishop Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C. (62)Bishop Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C. (62), Titular Bishop of Celerina and Auxiliary Bishop of Most Holy Mary in Astana (Kazakhstan)

Deceased Bishops (1 Bishop)

1985: PortugalBishop João Pereira Venâncio, O.R.C., Bishop of Leiria (Portugal) and Prior General of Order of Canons Regular of the Holy Cross

Saints (1)

1162: PortugalSaint Teotónio, priest

Austria Austria

Brazil Brazil

Philippines Philippines

USA USA

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Houses: 13

Members: 149 (83 priests)

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Last updated on 2024.01.30

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