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.


27 April 2014

Federation of Saint Benedict

Prioress Paula Hagen OSB
St. Paul Monastery
2675 Benet Road
Maplewood, MN 55109

21 March 2014

Ottilien Congregation

Prior Pachomius Choe OSB
St. Joseph's Monastery
San 93, Hwajeop 5-ri, Pyollae-myon
Namyangju-gun, Kyonggido 472-814

8 March 2014

American-Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Richard Cronin OSB
Saint Mary's Abbey
230 Mendham Rd.
Morristown, NJ 07960

17 January 2014

Austrian Congregation

Abbot Thomas Renner OSB
Stift Altenburg
A-3591 Altenburg


14 December 2013

Subiaco Cassinese Benedictine Congregation

Abbot Ordinary Michele Petruzzelli OSB
Abbey of the Most Holy Trinity of Cava de' Terreni
Via M. Morcaldi, 6
Badia di Cava

23 November 2013

Swiss Congregation

Abbot Ordinary Urban Federer OSB
CH-8840 Einsiedeln

4 November 2013

Austrian Congregation

Abbot Petrus Pilsinger, OSB
Stift Steitenstetten
Am Klosterberg 1
A-3353 Seitenstetten

Basilian Monks of Italy

Hegumen Michel Van Parys OSB
Territorial Abbey of Grottaferrata
Corso del Popolo, 128
00046 Grottaferrata (Rome), Italy

28 October 2013

Austrian Congregation

Abbot Georg Wilfinger OSB
[Re-elected for 12 years]
Stift Melk
Abt-Berthold-Dietmayr-Str. 1
A-3390 Melk

25 October 2013

American-Cassinese Congregation

Rt. Rev. Placid Solari OSB, External Administrator
Mary Mother of the Church
12829 River Road
Richmond, VA 23233-7206

29 August 2013

Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

Prioress Rita Clair OSB
Clyde Monastery
31970 State Hwy P
Clyde, MO 64432-8100

August 2013


Dom Mark Scott OCSO
Appointed Superior
New Melleray Abbey
6632 Melleray Circle
Peosta, IA 52068

29 June 2013

Swiss American Benedictine Congregation

Abbot Thomas O'Connor OSB
Our Lady of Glastonbury Abbey
16 Hull Street
Hingham, MA 02043-1498

25 June 2013

Ottilien Congregation

Abbot Denis Ndomba OSB
Holy Spirit Abbey
P.O.Box 591
Sumbawanga, Tanzania

11 June 2013

American-Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Neal Roth OSB [re-elected, 3rd term]
St. Martin's Abbey
5300 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503-1297

8 June 2013

Ottilien Congregation

Abbot Aloysius Althaus OSB
Benediktinerabtei Königsmünster
Postfach 1161
D-59851 Meschede

Congregation of St. Gertrude

Prioress Barbara Lynn Schmitz OSB
Sisters of the Order of St. Benedict
802 E 10th St.
Ferdinand, IN 47532

5 June 2013

Annunciation Congregation

Abbot Ignatius Maaß OSB
Benediktinerabtei St. Matthias
Matthiasstraße 85
D-54290 Trier

12 February 2013

English Congregation

Rt Rev Cuthbert Madden OSB (re-elected)
Ampleforth Abbey
York, YO62 4ER
England, UK

8 February 2013

Austrian Congregation

Abbot Petrus Pilsinger OSB
Benediktinerstift Seitenstetten
Am Klosterberg 1
A-3353 Seitenstetten

6 February 2013

Austrian Congregation

Abbot Benedikt Plank OSB
Abtei St. Lambrecht
Hauptstr. 1
A-8813 St. Lambrecht

30 January 2013

Austrian Congregation

Archabbot Korbinian Birnbacher OSB
Erzabtei St. Peter
St. Peter-Bezirk 1
A-5010 Salzburg


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