Willem Marinus van Rossum CSsR (1854-1932)

Cardinal protector of Religious orders/congregations

1. 1912, Febr. 8
Protector of the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady Mother of Mercy (Tilburg, the Netherlands)
2. 1912, June 30
Protector of the Belgian Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of S Augustin
3. 1913, Jan. 7
Protector of the Congregation of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mercy (CMM)
4. 1913, Febr. 15
Protector of the Redemptoristine Sisters (OSSR)
5. 1913, March 7
Protector of the Congregation of the sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth
6. 1913, Nov. 15
Protector of the Order of the Holy Cross in the Netherlands (OSC)
7. 1913, Dec. 6
Protector of the Institute of the Sisters of the Holy Family of the Sacred Heart
8. 1913, Dec. 16
Protector of the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood of „s-Hertogenbosch (the Netherlands)
9. 1913, Dec. 20
Protector of the Sisters of the Holy Cross of Ingenbohl (Switzerland)
10. 1913, Dec. 20
Protector of the Congregation of the Sisters of the third order of S. Francisco Serafico and of S. Felix of Cantalice
11. 1914, Jan. 18
Protector of the Order of Canons Regular or Premonstratensians (O.Praem.)
12. 1914, Aug. 11
Protector of the Sisters of “the Retreat of the Sacred Heart, Society of Mary” d'Angers
13. 1915, Jan. 30
Protector of the Ladies of Sainte Julienne, Apostles of the very Holy Sacrament, Bruxelles
14. 1915, March 10
Protector of the Institute of the Religious of Saint Juliana, in Belgium
15. 1915, March 27
Protector of the Order of Cistercians of the Common Observance (O.Cist.)
16. 1915, June 27
Protector of the Congregation of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mercy, Tilburg, the Netherlands (see also sub. 3)
17. 1915, Dec. 24
Protector of the Institute of the Poor School Sisters of Our Lady (München)
18. 1917, May 9
Protector of the Grey Sisters of Saint Elisabeth, Breslau
19. 1918, March 8
Protector of the Institute of the Sisters for the Poor of St. Francis (Aachen)
20. 1919, May 31
Protector of the Institute „Magistrarum Piarum Venerini‟
21. 1919, Oct. 20
Protector of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Blessed Saviour (diocese of Strasburg)
22. 1920, May 11 Protector of the Congregation of S. Carl Borromeus (Motherhouse in Trebnitz)
23. 1920, May 16
Protector of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI)
24. 1920, June 28
Protector of the Alexians Brothers (Aachen)
25. 1920, 30 Nov.
Protector of the Sisters of Mercy of S. Carol Borromeus (Motherhouse in Prague)
26. 1921, Jan. 19
Protector of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC)
27. 1921, April 13
Protector of the „Opera del Santuario di Patrasso‟
28. 1921, Dec. 14
Protector of the Congregation of Missionary Religious of Mariannhill
29. 1923, Nov. 26
Protector of the Daughters of the Most Precious Blood
30. 1925, July 8
Protector of Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception (Montreal, Canada)
31. 1928, Febr. 17
Protector of the Daughters of the Good Saviour (Caen)
32. 1931, Febr. 20
Protector of the Institute of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of the Apostles (Lyon)

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