|Formation||c. AD 1816|
|Founder||Saint Gaspar Louis Bertoni|
|Type||Catholic religious order|
The Congregation of the Sacred Stigmata (or Stigmatines for short) are a Latin Catholic Clerical Religious Congregation of Pontifical Right for Men.
The growth of the Community was slow, in 1905 Stigmatines went to the United States, and in 1910 they started activities in Brazil.
In the year 2002, the Stigmatines settled in India.
In 2012, they had 94 houses with 422 members, including 331 priests.
- the instruction of the Youth
- the preaching of retreats and popular missions
- the assistance in Clergy formation
- Andrea Meschi (2000—present)
Prelates from their ranks
- Stigmatines History, Rev. Joseph Henchey, CSS, Web-site dedicated to St. Gaspar Bertoni
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