THE MONKS of VALYERMO

(Text from the SS. Patriarchae Benedicti Familiae Confoederatae Catalogus Monasteriorum, O.S.B. and the Congregatio Annuntiationis Ordinis Sancti Benedicti)

Canonical erection in Xishan, China 1929. Canonical transfer to Chengtu, China in 1947; to Valyermo, California in 1956. Elevated to Conventual Priory in 1965; to Abbey in 1992.


Solemnly-Professed Monks:

 

born

professed

ordained

DAMIEN TOILOLO, Abbot, 2010. Prior-Administrator, 2008.

07 04 1962

25 03 2000

  23 07 2005

JOSEPH BRENNAN, Prior

26 10 1948

19 03 1998

25 05 1974

CARLOS LOPEZ, Sub-Prior

14 02 1966

25 03 1998

13 07 2002

PETER ZHOU BANG-JIU

27 08 1926

15 10 1950

 

PHILIP EDWARDS

19 01 1929

11 07 1962

12 08 1967

SIMON O'DONNELL

17 07 1941

11 09 1965

14 09 1968

DOMINIC GUILLEN

24 08 1944

05 08 1967

 

FRANCIS BENEDICT, Abbot, 1992 − 2008

 07 07 1948 11 07 1970 10 07 1976

BENEDICT DULL

25 05 1951

01 11 1976

 

JOSEPH IARROBINO

01 12 1931

01 11 1979

 

LUKE DYSINGER

29 05 1953

06 08 1982

11 07 1986

MARTIN (de Porres) YSLAS

07 05 1955

06 08 1983

28 05 1987

ISAAC KALINA

01 12 1959

05 01 1986

21 10 1989

AELRED NIESPOLO

05 02 1944

01 11 2001

23 07 2005

PATRICK SHERIDAN

14 01 1949

06 05 2005

16 07 2011

JOHN MARK MATTHEWS

26 04 1963

06 05 2005

 
FRANCOIS KABILISA

23 06 1975

15 12 2007

 
CASSIAN DiROCCO

12 06 1975

17 05 2009

20 07 2013

ANGELUS ECHEVERRY  

17 05 2009

24 06 2017

PAUL ORTEGA  

25 03 2019

 

Monks in Triennial Vows:

JOHN BAPTIST SANTA ANA

12 06 1975

13 01 2019

 
SHAUN BROGAN

10 06 1977

31 03 2019

 

 


VALYERMO NECROLOGY


 

born

professed

ordained

JEHAN Jolliet, monk of Solesmes, Founding Prior of Xishan ('30-33), our first priory in China. (died  Dec. 23, 1937)

18 02 1870

06 29 1897

06 10 1900

GABRIEL Roux, Second Prior of Xishan ('35-36). (died  Dec. 23, 1936)

17 11 1900

11 07 1923

 

RAPHAEL Vinciarelli, Third Prior of Xishan, Founding Prior of Valyermo (died Nov. 14, 1972)

11 01 1897

01 11 1916

14 01 1924

EMILE Butruille (transf. vows to Collegeville '52; died 1965 in Japan)

 1888

1907

20 09 1919

DOMINIC VanRolleghem (Xishan '30-'34; Africa/Congo '34-'39; India '51-'90; died Jan 22, 1995)

29 05 1904

15 01 1924

10 08 1929

HILDEBRAND Marga      

PAUL Ou Wu KI-In
(died Jan. 10, 1960, imprisoned in China)

  06 01 1915

10  07 1938

04 01 1950

GABRIEL Muir (died March 4, 1969)

23 02 1946

05 08 1969

 

BERNARD Ambrose
(died June 8, 1975)

10 03 1928

03 06 1975
(novice)

 

ALBERIC Deloring
(died December 25,1981)

07 12 1911

01 02 1933

25 06 1938

THADDEUS Yang An Djian
(died August 15, 1982)

15 05 1905

05 10 1928

31 071932

WILFRID Weitz (died Oct. 27, 1991)

06 04 1912

25 01 1931

25 07 1936

FELIX Tang (died April 14, 1994)

08 10 1920

11 07 1953

01 07 1957

MOLAISE Meehan (died Aug. 6, 1994)

26 09 1914

1510 1964

23 06 1940

ANSELM Ferris (died Oct. 17, 1994)

13 11 1955

06 08 1982

11 07 1986

GAETAN Loriers (died Aug. 27, 1996)

11 01 1915

15 01 1935

21 09 1940

VINCENT Martin (died Nov. 30, 1999)

14 03 1912

15 01 1930

25 07 1936

WERNER PAPEIANS de MORCHOVEN (died Sept. 30, 2008)

28 01 1914

01 02 1933

25 06 1938

ELEUTHERIUS WINANCE

10 07 1909

15 01 1929

28 07 1935

JOHN BOSCO Stoner (died Feb. 1, 2014)

12 04 1943

05 08 1967

10 07 1976

GREGORY Elmer (died Aug.2, 2016)

02 11 1948

11 07 1970

10 07 1976

 


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