The Order of Saint Benedict

The Benedictine Confederation
of Congregations

Erected by Pope Leo XIII, Summum semper, 12 July 1893.
First Abbot Primate named by Leo XIII, 12 July 1893. Inæstimabilis unitatis, 16 September 1894.

"The Benedictine Family Tree"
an introduction to the Benedictine Congregations
by Luke Dysinger OSB (St. Andrew's Abbey).

List of the Abbots Primate since 1893

Congregation or Federation Websites

With dates of foundation; approbation; admission to the Confederation

The Congregations of men
that comprise the Confederation:

The Congregations of women
associated with the Confederation:


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