Josephites of Belgium
The Josephites ("Sons of St. Joseph") of Belgium (abbreviated C.I.; Latin Institutum Iosephitarum Gerardimontensium) are a Roman Catholic Clerical Religious Congregation of Pontifical Right for Men.
Their primary apostolate is the education of youth, but also have a missionary past in Africa. Their headquarters are at Karmelietenstraat, 9500 Geraardsbergen, Belgium.
- Founder: Father Constant Guillaume van Crombrugghe (1817) (Belgium)
- Robert D. Hamilton, C.I. (2001 – ...)
In 2004, they had 14 houses, with 113 members including 84 priests.
Prelates from their ranks
- 1988: Marcel Evariste van Rengen, C.I., Apostolic Prefect (1957 – 1964.09.29) and later promoted first Bishop (1964.09.29 – death 1988.03.15) of Mweka (Congo-Kinshasa)