The Order of Saint Benedict

Monastic Elections and Appointments

Appointments and Results of Elections -
by date of election, re-election, installation, or assumption of office, and monastic congregation

"Monastic News Omnibus" of the ABA's American Monastic Newsletter and What's New at the OCSO website also track elections.


8 June 2018

English Benedictine Congregation

Abbot Gregory Mohrman OSB
Saint Louis Abbey
500 South Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

3 April 2018

Solesmes Congregation

Père Abbé Christophe Bettwy OSB
Abbaye Saint-Martin de Ligugé
2 place A. Lambert
F-86240 LIGUGE

19 March 2018

Camaldolese Congregation

Prior Bede Healey OSB Cam.
Incarnation Monastery
1369 La Loma
Berkeley, CA 94708

21 February 2018

Subiaco Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Austin Cadiz OSB
Our Lady of Montserrat Abbey
638 Mendiola St.
San Miguel, Metro Manila
The Philippines

20 February 2018

Annunciation Congregation

Abbot Bernhard Maria Alter OSB
Dormition Abbey
P.O.B. 22
Mount Zion
Jerusalem, Israel 9100001

16 February 2018

Hungarian Congregation

Archabbot Ordinary Cirill Tamas Horgobagyi OSB
Pannonhalmi Fôapátság
H-9090 Pannonhalma, Var 1.
Magyarország (Hungary)

10 February 2018

Subiaco-Cassinese Benedictine Congregation

Abbot Martin McLaughlin OSB installed
Prinknash Abbey
Gloucestershire GL4 8EX
England, UK

9 February 2018

Ottilien Congregation

Abbot John Paul Mwaniki OSB
Sacred Heart Abbey
Vryheid, South Africa

5 January 2018

Subiaco-Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Humberto Rincón-Fernández OSB
Monasterio Santa María de la Epifanía
Apartado 126
Colombia, SA


29 December 2017

Ottilien Congregation

Prior Administrator Raphael Gebauer OSB
[Reelected for five-year term]
St. Georgenberg-Fiecht Abbey
A-6134 Vomp-Fiecht

21 November 2017

Slav Congregation

Archabbot Prokop Siostrzonek OSB
Archabbey of St. Adalbert and St. Margaret
Markétská 1/28
169 00 Praha 6-Břevnov
Czech Republic

25 October 2017

Austrian Congregation

Abbot President Johannes Perkmann OSB
Michaelbeuern Abbey
A-5152 Michaelbeuern 1


7 October 2017

Subiaco-Cassinese Congregation

Very Rev. Fr. Austin Cadiz OSB
Prior Administrator
Our Lady of Montserrat Abbey
638 Mendiola Street
Manila, Philippines 1005

24 September 2017

Sisters of the Good Samaritan OSB

Prioress Patty Fawkner SGS
PO Box 1076
Glebe, NSW

4 September 2017

Subiaco-Cassinese Congregation

Conventual Prior Dominic Hanh Duc Nguyen OSB
Monastery of Thien Tam
13055 SE County Road 4271
Kerens, TX 75144

25 August 2017

Ottilien Congregation

Prior Administrator Benedikt Schneider OSB
Schweiklberg Abbey
Schweiklberg 1
D-94474 Vilshofen an der Donau

31 July 2017

English Benedictine Congregation

Abbot President Christopher Jamison OSB
Worth Abbey
Paddockhurst Road
Turners Hill
Crawley, West Sussex RH10 4SB
England, UK

27 July 2017

American-Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Daniel Maloney OSB
Assumption Abbey
PO Box A
Richardton, ND 58601

7 June 2017

Ottilien Congregation

Abbot Pambo Mkorwe OSB
Benedictine Abbey Mvimwa
PO Box 591
Sumbawanga, Tanzania

3 June 2017

Ottilien Congregation

Prior Administrator Sylvanus Kessy OSB
Peramiho Abbey
P.O. Peramiho
Songea, Tanzania

28 March 2017

Subiaco Cassinese Congregation

Prior Pierre Thoi OSB
Visitor, Vietnamese Province

23 March 2017

Subiaco Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Administrator Joel Chauvelot OSB
Monastere de Notre Dame de Belloc
F-64240 Hasparren

13 March 2017

Subiaco Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Eduardo Africa OSB
Abbey of the Transfiguration
P.O. Box 011
Malaybalay City
Bukidnon 8700

28 February 2017

Prior Luc-Ange Randrianasolo OSB
Monastere benedictin Masina Maria
B.P.3079 Antananarivo 101

8 February 2017

Ottilien Congregation

Prior Fidelis Walwema OSB
Christ the King Priory
Tororo, Uganda

25 January 2017

Austrian Congregation

Abbot Gerhard Hafner OSB
Benediktinerstift Admont
A-8911 Admont 1

27 January 2017

Subiaco Cassinese Congregation

Prior Administrator Humberto Rincon Fernandez OSB

15 January 2017

Subiaco-Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Emeritus Beda Paluzzi OSB
Prior Administrator

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