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List of Prior Generals of the Order

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Carmelites

Also known as: Ordens der Brüder der allerseligsten Jungfrau Maria vom Berge Karmel (Karmeliten) (Deutsch) / Ordre du Carmel (Carmélites) (français) / Ordine della Beata Vergine del Monte Carmelo (Carmelitano) (Italiano) / Zakon Braci Najświętszej Maryi Panny z Góry Karmel (Karmelici) (polski) / Ordem dos Irmãos da Bem-Aventurada Virgem Maria do Monte Carmelo (Português) / 加爾默羅會 (正體中文) / カルメル会 (日本語) / Ordo Fratrum Beatissimæ Mariæ Virginis de Monte Carmelo (latine)

Type: Mendicant Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

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

Statistics: 382 houses, 2,030 members (1,316 priests) (2013)

Address: Via Giovanni Lanza 138, 00184 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.46.20.181

Website: www.ocarm.org  Link

History

  • 1200: Established as Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelites) (English) / Ordens der Brüder der allerseligsten Jungfrau Maria vom Berge Karmel (Karmeliten) (Deutsch) / Ordre du Carmel (Carmélites) (français) / Ordine della Beata Vergine del Monte Carmelo (Carmelitano) (Italiano) / Zakon Braci Najświętszej Maryi Panny z Góry Karmel (Karmelici) (polski) / Ordem dos Irmãos da Bem-Aventurada Virgem Maria do Monte Carmelo (Português) / 加爾默羅會 (正體中文) / カルメル会 (日本語) / Ordo Fratrum Beatissimæ Mariæ Virginis de Monte Carmelo (latine) / O. Carm. / O.C.
  • 1568.11.28: Branched to create Order of Discalced Carmelites (Teresian Carmelites)

Superiors

  • Prior General:
Spain Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O. Carm. (53) (2007.09.13 – ...)
  • Prior General:
Scotland Fr. Joseph Chalmers, O. Carm. (63) (1995.09 – 2007.09.13)
  • Prior General:
USA Fr. John Malley, O. Carm. (1983.09 – 1995.09)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Falco Thuis, O. Carm. (1971.09 – 1983.09)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Kilian Healy, O. Carm. (1959 – 1971.09)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Kilian Lynch, O. Carm. (1947 – 1959)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Hilary Doswold, O. Carm. (1931 – 1947)
  • Prior General:
IrelandFr. Elijah Magennis, O. Carm. (1919 – 1931)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Pius Maria Mayer, O. Carm. (1902 – 1919)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Simone Maria Bernardini, O. Carm. (1900 – 1902)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Luigi Galli, O. Carm. (1889 – 1900)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Girolamo Priori, O. Carm. (1854 – 1863)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giuseppe Raimondo Lobina, O. Carm. (1849 – 1854)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Agostino Maria Ferrara, O. Carm. (1843 – 1849)
  • Prior General:
ItalyFr. Giuseppe Palma, O. Carm. (later Bishop) (1841 – 1843.04.03)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giuseppe Cataldi, O. Carm. (1838 – 1841)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Luigi Calamata, O. Carm. (1832 – 1838)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Manuel Regidor y Brihuega, O. Carm. (1825 – 1832)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Luigi Antonio Faro, O. Carm. (1819 – 1825)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Timoteo Maria Ascensi, O. Carm. (1807 – 1814)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Rocco Melchor, O. Carm. (1794 – 1805)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni Tufano, O. Carm. (1788 – 1790)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Andrea Andras, O. Carm. (1780 – 1788)
  • Prior General:
Fr. José Alberto Ximenez, O. Carm. (1768 – 1780)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Mariano Ventimiglia, O. Carm. (1762 – 1768)
  • Prior General:
CroatiaFr. Gioacchino Maria Pontalti, O. Carm. (later Bishop) (1756 – 1761.11.27)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Luigi Laghi, O. Carm. (1742 – 1756)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Nicola Ricchiuti, O. Carm. (1738 – 1742)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Ludovico Benzoni, O. Carm. (1731 – 1738)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Antoine-Joseph-Aimable Feydeau, O. Carm. (1728 – 1730)
  • Prior General:
ItalyFr. Gaspare Pizzolanti, O. Carm. (later Bishop) (1722 – 1727.06.25)
  • Prior General:
ItalyFr. Carlo Cornaccioli, O. Carm. (later Bishop) (1716 – 1722)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Pedro Tomás Sanchez, O. Carm. (1710 – 1716)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Angelo de Cambolas, O. Carm. (1704 – 1710)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Carlo Filiberto Berberi, O. Carm. (1698 – 1704)
  • Prior General:
SpainFr. Juan Feyjóo González de Villalobos, O. Carm. (later Bishop) (1692 – 1698)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Paolo di Sant’Ignazio, O. Carm. (1686 – 1692)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Angelo Monsignani, O. Carm. (1682 – 1686)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Ferdinando Tartaglia, O. Carm. (1680 – 1682)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Francesco Scannapieco, O. Carm. (1674 – 1676)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Matteo Orlandi, O. Carm. (1666 – 1674)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Girolamo Ari, O. Carm. (1660 – 1666)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Mario Venturini, O. Carm. (1654 – 1660)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni Antonio Filippini, O. Carm. (1648 – 1654)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Leone Bonfigli, O. Carm. (1643 – 1647)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Alberto Massari, O. Carm. (1642 – 1643)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Teodoro Straccio, O. Carm. (1631 – 1642)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Gregorio Canali, O. Carm. (1623 – 1631)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Sebastiano Fantoni, O. Carm. (1612 – 1623)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Henry Sylvio, O. Carm. (1598 – 1612)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni Stefano Chizzola, O. Carm. (1592 – 1596)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni Batista Caffardi, O. Carm. (1578 – 1592)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni Batista Rossi, O. Carm. (1562 – 1578)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Nicolas Audet, O. Carm. (1523 – 1562)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Bernardino Landucci, O. Carm. (1517 – 1523)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni Batista de Parme, O. Carm. (1516 – 1517)
  • Prior General:
ItalyBlessed Fr. Baptist Spagnoli, O. Carm. (1513 – 1516.03.20)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Pierre Terrasse, O. Carm. (1512 – 1513)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Pons de Raynaud, O. Carm. (1503 – 1512)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Guillaume de Domoquercy, O. Carm. (1481 – 1503)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Cristoforo Martignoni, O. Carm. (1471 – 1481)
  • Prior General:
Blessed Fr. Johannes Soreth, O. Carm. (1451.11.01 – 1471.07.25)
  • Prior General:
FranceBlessed Fr. John Soreth, O. Carm. (1451 – 1471)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni Faci, O. Carm. (1434 – 1450)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Natale Bencesi, O. Carm. (1433 – 1434)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Bartolomeo Roquali, O. Carm. (1430 – 1433)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Jean Le Gros, O. Carm. (1411 – 1430)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Matteo de Bologne, O. Carm. (1404 – 1411)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Jean Le Gros, O. Carm. (1389 – 1411)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Jean de Raude, O. Carm. (1386 – 1404)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Raymond de Vaquerie, O. Carm. (1384 – 1389)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Michele Aignani, O. Carm. (1381 – 1386)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Bernard Olery, O. Carm. (1381 – 1384)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Bernard Olery, O. Carm. (1375 – 1381)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni Ballistari, O. Carm. (1358 – 1375)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Pierre-Raymond de Grasse, O. Carm. (1342 – 1358)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Pierre de Casa, O. Carm. (1330 – 1342)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Giovanni d’Alerio, O. Carm. (1321 – 1330)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Guy Terreni, O. Carm. (1318 – 1321)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Gerardo de Bologne, O. Carm. (1297 – 1318)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Raymond de L’Isle, O. Carm. (1294 – 1297)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Pierre de Millaud, O. Carm. (1277 – 1294)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Radulphe, O. Carm. (1271 – 1277)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Nicolas Le François, O. Carm. (1266 – 1271)
  • Prior General:
EnglandSaint Fr. Simon Stock, O. Carm. (1254 – 1265.05.16)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Alain, O. Carm. (1253 – 1254)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Gottfried, O. Carm. (1249 – 1253)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Berthold, O. Carm. (1237 – 1249)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Cyrille, O. Carm. (1232 – 1237)
  • Prior General:
Fr. Brocard, O. Carm. (1200 – 1232)
  • Frist Prior:
FranceSaint Fr. B, O. Carm. (1154 – 1195) (Rule of #1)

Living Bishops (4 Archbishops, 7 Bishops)

BrazilArchbishop José Cardoso Sobrinho, O. Carm. (82)Archbishop José Cardoso Sobrinho, O. Carm. (82), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Olinda e Recife (Brazil)

BrazilArchbishop João José da Costa, O. Carm. (57)Archbishop João José da Costa, O. Carm. (57), Coadjutor Archbishop of Aracaju (Brazil) and Bishop emeritus of Iguatu (Brazil)

ItalyArchbishop Filippo Iannone, O. Carm. (58)Archbishop Filippo Iannone, O. Carm. (58), Vicegerent for the Vicariate of Rome of Roma (Italy), Archbishop ad personam and Bishop emeritus of Sora–Aquino–Pontecorvo (Italy)

BrazilArchbishop Antônio Muniz Fernandes, O. Carm. (63)Archbishop Antônio Muniz Fernandes, O. Carm. (63), Metropolitan Archbishop of Maceió (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Paulo Cardoso da Silva, O. Carm. (81)Bishop Paulo Cardoso da Silva, O. Carm. (81), Bishop emeritus of Petrolina (Brazil)

PortugalBishop António Vitalino Fernandes Dantas, O. Carm. (74)Bishop António Vitalino Fernandes Dantas, O. Carm. (74), Bishop of Beja (Portugal)

IndonesiaBishop Francis Xavier Sudartanta Hadisumarta, O. Carm. (83)Bishop Francis Xavier Sudartanta Hadisumarta, O. Carm. (83), Bishop emeritus of Manokwari–Sorong (Indonesia)

PeruBishop Miguel La Fay Bardi, O. Carm. (81)Bishop Miguel La Fay Bardi, O. Carm. (81), Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Sicuani (Peru)

IndonesiaBishop Herman Joseph Sahadat Pandoyoputro, O. Carm. (76)Bishop Herman Joseph Sahadat Pandoyoputro, O. Carm. (76), Bishop of Malang (Indonesia)

ItalyBishop Lucio Angelo Renna, O. Carm. (74)Bishop Lucio Angelo Renna, O. Carm. (74), Bishop of San Severo (Italy)

BrazilBishop Wilmar Santin, O. Carm. (63)Bishop Wilmar Santin, O. Carm. (63), Bishop-Prelate of Itaituba (Brazil)


Deceased Bishops (2 Patriarchs, 20 Archbishops, 181 Bishops)

2014: BrazilBishop Vital João Geraldo Wilderink, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Itaguaí (Brazil)

2014: BrazilBishop Alberto Johannes Först, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Dourados (Brazil)

2003: ZimbabweBishop Donal Raymond Lamont, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Umtali (Zimbabwe)

2002: ItalyBishop Telesforo Giovanni Cioli, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Cortona (Italy), Bishop emeritus of Sansepolcro (Italy) and Bishop emeritus of Arezzo (Italy)

2002: BrazilBishop Eliseu Maria Gomes de Oliveira, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Itabuna (Brazil)

1994: BrazilBishop Raimundo Luí, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Paracatu (Brazil)

1988: USABishop Nevin William Hayes, O. Carm., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Sicuani (Peru) and Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA)

1982: BrazilBishop Gabriel Paulino Bueno Couto, O. Carm., Bishop of Jundiaí (Brazil)

1980: IndonesiaBishop Antoine Everardo Giovanni Albers, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Malang (Indonesia)

1978: PeruBishop Redento Maria Gauci, O. Carm., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Chuquibamba (Peru)

1966: BrazilBishop Eliseu van der Weijer, O. Carm., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Paracatu (Brazil)

1932: ItalyBishop Francesco Maria Raiti, O. Carm., Bishop of Trapani (Italy)

1906: ItalyBishop Eliseo Giordano, O. Carm., Bishop of Alghero (Italy)

1902: ItalyBishop Salvatore Angelo de Martis, O. Carm., Bishop of Galtellì–Nuoro

1894: ItalyBishop Federico Mascaretti, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Susa (Italy)

1890: MexicoBishop Ramón María de San José Moreno y Castañeda, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Chiapas (Mexico)

1877: ItalyBishop Simone Spilotros, O. Carm., Bishop of Tricarico (Italy)

1876: ItalyBishop Anselmo Fauli, O. Carm., Bishop of Grosseto (Italy)

1873: IndiaBishop Ephrem-Edouard-Lucien-Théoponte Garrelon, O. Carm., Vicar Apostolic of Mangalore (India)

1865: ItalyBishop Clemente Manzini, O. Carm., Bishop of Cuneo (Italy)

1850: ItalyArchbishop Giuseppe Mazzetti, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Sora (Italy) and Bishop emeritus of Pontecorvo (Italy)

1843: ItalyBishop Giuseppe Palma, O. Carm., Bishop of Avellino (Italy)

1824: PortugalBishop Joaquim de Sant’Ana Carvalho, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Faro (Portugal)

1817: ItalyBishop Alberto Maria Giuseppe Andrea Luigi Solinas, O. Carm., Bishop of Galtellì–Nuoro

1802: SpainBishop José López Gil, O. Carm., Bishop of Jaca (Spain)

1798: FranceBishop Henri Hachette des Portes, O. Carm., Bishop of Glandèves

1794: SpainBishop Gabino Valladares Mejía, O. Carm., Bishop of Barcelona (Spain)

1792: SpainBishop Agustín Benito Torres, O. Carm., Bishop of Albarracin (Spain)

1786: ItalyBishop Giuseppe Maria Pilo, O. Carm., Bishop of Terralba (Italy) and Bishop of Ales (Italy)

1772: CroatiaBishop Gioacchino Maria Pontalti, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Hvar (Croatia)

1772: MexicoBishop José Vicente Díaz Bravo, O. Carm., Bishop of Durango (Mexico)

1755: SpainBishop Juan Ladrón de Guevara, O. Carm., Bishop of Barbastro (Spain)

1751: ItalyBishop Giovanni Maria de Laurentiis, O. Carm., Bishop of Capri

1741: ItalyBishop Alessandro Caputo, O. Carm., Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy)

>1738: ItalyBishop Ludovicus Benzoni, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Elusa

1737: ItalyBishop Carlo Cornaccioli, O. Carm., Bishop of Bobbio (Italy)

1737: ItalyBishop Santiago Pinaque, O. Carm., Bishop of Gaeta (Italy)

1735: ItalyBishop Francesco Battaller, O. Carm., Bishop of Ugento (Italy)

1733: BrazilBishop Bartolomeu do Pilar, O. Carm., Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil)

1733: PeruBishop Bernardo Serrada, O. Carm., Bishop of Cusco (Peru)

>1728: CroatiaArchbishop Felipe Itúrbide, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ragusa (Croatia)

>1728: SpainBishop Juan Bautista Pes Polo, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Abila

>1727: ItalyBishop Gaspare Pizzolanti, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Cervia (Italy)

1719: SpainBishop Andrés Capero Agramunt, O. Carm., Bishop of Lugo (Spain)

1719: PanamaBishop Juan José Llamas Rivas, O. Carm., Bishop of Panamá (Panama)

1719: GermanyBishop Hyacinth Petit, O. Carm., Vicar Apostolic of Nordic Missions (Germany) and Auxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück (Germany)

1719: SpainBishop Julián Cano y Tovar, O. Carm., Bishop of Ávila (Spain)

1707: ItalyBishop Agnello Rossi, O. Carm., Bishop of Potenza (Italy)

1706: SpainBishop Juan Feyjóo González de Villalobos, O. Carm., Bishop of Guadix (Spain)

1704: BrazilBishop Francisco de Lima, O. Carm., Bishop of Olinda (Brazil)

1704: SpainBishop Luis Pueyo Abadía, O. Carm., Bishop of Albarracin (Spain)

1696: ItalyBishop Michele Cantelmi, O. Carm., Bishop of Umbriatico

1696: ItalyBishop Giovanni Bonella, O. Carm., Bishop of Tropea (Italy) and Bishop of Ariano (Italy)

1694: PortugalBishop José de Lencastre, O. Carm., Bishop of Leiria (Portugal)

1689: ItalyBishop Alberto Blotto, O. Carm., Bishop of Albenga (Italy)

1685: ItalyArchbishop Giovanni Battista del Tinto, O. Carm., Archbishop-Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio (Italy)

1681: ItalyBishop Diego Lozano, O. Carm., Bishop of Potenza (Italy)

1680: ItalyBishop Salvatore Scaglione, O. Carm., Bishop of Castellammare di Stabia (Italy)

1679: ItalyArchbishop Gavino Cattayna, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop of Sassari (Italy)

1679: ItalyBishop Juan Bautista Sorribas, O. Carm., Bishop of Civita (Italy) and Bishop of Ampurias (Italy)

1675: ItalyBishop Pietro Isimbardi, O. Carm., Bishop of Cremona (Italy)

1674: Cape VerdeBishop Fabio dos Reis Fernandes, O. Carm., Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)

>1672: SpainBishop Anastasio Vives de Rocamora, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Segorbe (Spain)

1672: ItalyBishop Sebastiano D’Alessandro, O. Carm., Bishop of Ruvo (Italy)

>1667: ItalyBishop Antonio Marinari, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Thagaste and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Ostia–Velletri (Italy)

1664: Bishop Francisco Suárez de Villegas, O. Carm., Titular Bishop of Memphis

1663: ItalyBishop Domenico Campanella, O. Carm., Bishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti (Italy)

1661: ItalyBishop Benedetto Rocci, O. Carm., Bishop of Nusco (Italy)

1660: ItalyBishop Lorenzo Enzines, O. Carm., Bishop of Ugento (Italy)

>1659: SpainBishop Pedro Olginat de Medicis, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Orihuela (Spain)

>1655: GreeceBishop Giovanni Mihele de Curtis, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Syros (Greece)

1654: GermanyBishop Kaspar Münster, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück (Germany)

1650: ItalyBishop Jerónimo Domín Funes, O. Carm., Bishop of Gaeta (Italy)

>1645: Bishop Jacobus Wemmers, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Memphis

1642: ItalyBishop Dionisio Tomacelli, O. Carm., Bishop of Castro

1641: Puerto RicoBishop Juan Alonso de Solis y Mendoza, O. Carm., Bishop of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)

1639: ItalyBishop Giovanni Michele Rossi, O. Carm., Bishop of Alife (Italy)

1637: ItalyBishop Diego Merino, O. Carm., Bishop of Isernia (Italy)

1635: ItalyArchbishop Francisco Romero, O. Carm., Archbishop-Bishop of Vigevano (Italy)

1635: PeruBishop Ambrosio Vallejo Mejía, O. Carm., Bishop of Trujillo (Peru)

1632: ArgentinaBishop Pedro Carranza Salinas, O. Carm., Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

1630: Bishop Dominico Rota, O. Carm., Titular Bishop of Sidon

>1629: ItalyBishop Petrus de Vespa, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Paphos

1628: PortugalBishop Tomé de Faría, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal)

>1625: ItalyBishop Giovanni Luigi Pasolini, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Segni (Italy)

1616: FranceBishop Jacques Maistret, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France)

1616: ItalyBishop Timoteo Berardi, O. Carm., Bishop of Noli (Italy)

1608: Cape VerdeBishop Pedro Brandão, O. Carm., Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)

>1601: FranceBishop Robertus Bartholot, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Damascus and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Lyon (France)

1600: PortugalBishop Amator Arais de Mendoza, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Portalegre (Portugal)

1598: ItalyBishop Lorenzo Laureti, O. Carm., Bishop of Adria (Italy)

1596: ItalyBishop Desiderio Mazzapica, O. Carm., Bishop of Ugento (Italy)

1593: ItalyBishop Martín Acuña, O. Carm., Bishop of Lipari (Italy)

1589: ItalyBishop Diego de León, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Manfredonia (Italy)

1585: ItalyBishop Egidio Soperchio, O. Carm., Bishop of Caorle

1582: ItalyBishop Giovanni Battista Soriani, O. Carm., Bishop of Bisceglie (Italy)

1559: SpainBishop Jaime Martínez Casanat, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Zaragoza (Spain)

1558: PortugalArchbishop Baltasar Limpo, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal)

1558: SpainBishop Rafael Llinás, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Mallorca (Spain)

1556: AlbaniaBishop Guglielmo de Furby, O. Carm., Bishop of Lezhë (Albania)

1556: ItalyBishop Vincenzo de Leone, O. Carm., Bishop of Bosa (Italy)

1550: Bishop Bartholomaeus Portaligni, O. Carm., Titular Bishop of Troas

1548: SpainBishop Fernando del Barco, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Salamanca (Spain)

1548: Bishop Benoit de Rocha, O. Carm., Titular Bishop of Corone

>1548: SpainBishop Benito Sabater, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Philadelphia in Arabia and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Lérida (Spain)

>1541: FranceBishop Martín Cuyper, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Chalcedon and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Cambrai (France)

1537: SpainBishop Galcerán Cassanyach, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Mallorca (Spain)

1536: FranceBishop Adrien Aernoult, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Cambrai (France)

1536: GermanyBishop Johannes Reuther, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Würzburg (Germany)

1536: Bishop Johann Reuter, O. Carm., Titular Bishop of Hippus

>1528: ItalyBishop Giuliano Isopo, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Montemarano

>1528: Bishop Johannes Reuter, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Hippo Zarytus

1524: ItalyBishop Zacharias Ferrari, O. Carm., Bishop of Guardialfiera

>1520: ItalyArchbishop Giovanni Briselot, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Oristano (Italy)

1520: ItalyBishop Jean Briselot, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Oristano (Italy) and Auxiliary Bishop of Cambrai (France)

>1519: ItalyBishop Giovanni di Luigi, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Sant’Agata de’ Goti (Italy)

1519: GermanyBishop Heinrich von Hattingen, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Minden (Germany)

>1519: Bishop Giovanni Cerisier, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Verissa

>1518: MontenegroBishop Adriano de Arnoldis, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Risano

1504: IrelandBishop Francois Brunand, O. Carm., Bishop of Annaghdown

1496: FranceBishop Henri d’Aradon, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Vannes (France)

1492: Northern IrelandBishop Thomas Scrope (Thomas Bradley), O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Dromore (Northern Ireland)

>1492: FranceBishop Hubert Léonard, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Bethléem à Clamecy (France)

>1481: ItalyBishop Georg Vink, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Hesbon and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Trento (Italy)

1480: GermanyBishop Matthias Emich, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz (Germany)

1477: FranceBishop Antoine Buisson, O. Carm., Bishop of Bethléem à Clamecy (France)

1477: ItalyBishop Martino Sotomayor, O. Carm., Bishop of Montepeloso (Italy) and Bishop of Andria (Italy)

1476: PortugalBishop João Manuel, O. Carm., Bishop of Guarda (Portugal)

1475: NetherlandsBishop Goswin Haex von Loenhout, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Utrecht (Netherlands)

1465: GermanyBishop Pierre Spitznagel, O. Carm., Auxiliary Bishop of Speyer (Germany)

1463: Northern IrelandBishop Richard Messing, O. Carm., Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland)

1459: IrelandBishop Edmund Ouldhall, O. Carm., Bishop of Meath (Ireland)

1457: FranceBishop Arnoul-Guillaume de Limonne, O. Carm., Bishop of Bethléem à Clamecy (France)

>1453: MontenegroBishop Giovanni Mattei, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Risano

1451: Northern IrelandBishop David Chirbury, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Dromore (Northern Ireland)

1445: FranceBishop Barthélémy Roccalli, O. Carm., Bishop of Marseille (France)

1443: ItalyBishop Antonio de Fede, O. Carm., Bishop of Calvi (Italy)

>1440: ItalyArchbishop Giovanni Fabri, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cagliari (Italy)

>1436: MontenegroBishop Dionisio Stefani, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Risano

>1435: IcelandBishop Jón Bloxwich, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Hólar

1434: ItalyBishop Antonio del Fede, O. Carm., Bishop of Sovana (Italy)

>1430: GreeceBishop Giovanni Valtemplini, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Milos (Greece)

>1428: MontenegroBishop Egidio Byedborch, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Risano

>1428: FranceBishop Egidio von Byderborch, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Rhosus and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Strasbourg (France)

1425: IrelandBishop John Geese, O. Carm., Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland)

>1425: ItalyBishop Giovanni da Camplungo, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Ales (Italy)

>1425: IrelandBishop Seeán Mac Brádaigh, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Annaghdown

1423: ItalyBishop Clemente da Napoli, O. Carm., Bishop of Nicotera (Italy)

>1421: ItalyBishop Filippo de Ferrario, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Agrigento (Italy)

>1420: GreeceBishop Nicola, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Syros (Greece)

1415: CroatiaBishop Giovanni Lombardo, O. Carm., Bishop of Poreč (Croatia)

>1411: GreeceBishop Pietro da Haya, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Tinos–Mykonos (Greece)

>1409: GreeceArchbishop Andrea de Lucha, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Athens (Greece)

>1409: GreeceBishop Francesco, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Ario (Greece)

1403: FranceBishop Gerardo di Bisarchio (Gérard de Gisors), O. Carm., Bishop of Bethléem à Clamecy (France)

>1400: MontenegroBishop Enrico de Tolnis, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Risano

>1399: ItalyBishop Giacomo Federici, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Bisceglie (Italy)

>1399: GreeceBishop Domenico de Dominicis, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Milopotamus

>1398: TurkeyArchbishop Giovanni di Leicester, O. Carm., Archbishop emeritus of Smirne (Turkey)

1398: ScotlandBishop John Swaffham, O. Carm., Bishop of Bangor (Scotland)

>1397: IrelandArchbishop Richard Northalis, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Dublin (Ireland)

>1394: AlbaniaArchbishop Stefano da Napoli, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Durrës (Albania)

>1394: IrelandBishop Richard Wyre, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Cloyne (Ireland)

>1391: ItalyBishop Giacomo, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Cesena (Italy)

>1390: GreeceBishop Vittore, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Milopotamus

>1389: GreeceBishop Marco Canterano, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of La Canea

>1388: ItalyBishop Siffredo di Tommaso, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Civita (Italy)

>1379: ItalyArchbishop Enrico, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Oristano (Italy)

>1379: TurkeyArchbishop Giorgio Dalmato, O. Carm., Archbishop emeritus of Smirne (Turkey)

>1378: ItalyArchbishop Pietro, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Manfredonia (Italy)

>1378: ItalyBishop Matteo Scaleato, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Squillace (Italy)

1374: ItalySaint Bishop Andrea Corsini, O. Carm., Bishop of Fiesole (Italy)

>1373: TurkeyArchbishop Raimondo di San Michele, O. Carm., Archbishop emeritus of Smirne (Turkey)

>1373: ItalyBishop Domenico, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Ariano (Italy)

1366: GreeceSaint Patriarch Pietro Tommaso, O. Carm., Titular Patriarch of Constantinople and Apostolic Administrator of Corone

>1366: ItalyBishop Arnoldo de Bissalis, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Galtellì

1364: GermanyBishop Daniel von Wichtrich, O. Carm., Bishop of Verden (Germany)

1364: ItalyBishop Giovanni de Rupella, O. Carm., Bishop of Potenza (Italy)

1361: IrelandArchbishop Radulphus Ó Ceallaigh (Ó Caollaidhe), O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop of Cashel (Ireland)

>1360: ItalyBishop Raimondo Agonti de Clareto, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Venosa (Italy)

1360: FranceBishop Guillaume Ribati, O. Carm., Bishop of Vence (France)

1360: ItalyBishop Andrea, O. Carm., Bishop of Bosa (Italy)

1356: SpainBishop Sancho d’Ull, O. Carm., Bishop of Segorbe–Albarracín (Spain)

>1356: ItalyBishop Giovanni Rossi, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Terralba (Italy)

1355: FranceBishop Pierre de Beret, O. Carm., Bishop of Vaison

>1354: ItalyArchbishop Diego Navasques, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Torres (Italy)

>1354: ItalyBishop Bernardo Font, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Santa Giusta

>1351: ItalyArchbishop Filippo, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Conza (Italy)

1349: IrelandBishop William of St. Paul, O. Carm., Bishop of Meath (Ireland)

>1348: FrancePatriarch Pierre de Casa, O. Carm., Titular Patriarch emeritus of Jerusalem

1348: ItalyArchbishop Durando, O. Carm., Metropolitan Archbishop of Nazareth in Barletta (Italy)

>1348: ItalyBishop Michele de Mattia, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Segni (Italy)

>1345: MontenegroBishop Paolo, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Suacia

>1345: GreeceBishop Giovanni di Santa Caterina, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Andros (Greece)

1344: ItalyBishop Stefano, O. Carm., Bishop of Calvi (Italy)

>1344: GermanyBishop Nicolas Arlon, O. Carm., Titular Bishop emeritus of Akka and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Trier (Germany)

1343: ItalyBishop Ratier de Miremont, O. Carm., Abbot Ordinary of Montecassino (Italy)

>1342: ItalyBishop Niccolò Bernardi, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Sovana (Italy)

>1340: ItalyBishop Giovanni de Clavaro, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Bosa (Italy)

>1332: ItalyBishop Guglielmo, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Isernia (Italy)

>1332: ItalyBishop Bartolomeo, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Sulci

1330: ItalyBishop Antonio, O. Carm., Bishop of Galtellì

>1327: CroatiaBishop Graziadio, O. Carm., Bishop emeritus of Poreč (Croatia)

Other Former Prelates (2)

1935: IndonesiaFr. Clemente van der Pas, O. Carm., Prefect Apostolic of Malang (Indonesia)

1612: Fr. Enrico Silvio, O. Carm., Bishop of Ivrea (Italy)

As Carmelites We live our life of allegiance to Jesus Christ and to serve Him faithfully with a pure heart and a clear conscience through a commitment to seek the face of the living God (the contemplative dimension of life), through prayer, through fraternity, and through service (diakonia). These three fundamental elements of the charism are not distinct and unrelated values, but closely interwoven. 

All of these we live under the protection, inspiration and guidance of Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, whom we honor as "our Mother and sister." 

 



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