Priests of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ; Resurrectionists
A congregation of Polish origin, founded at Paris, 1836, by Peter Semenenko with Jerome Kajsiewicz under the direction of Bogdan Janski.
First vows pronounced in the catacombs of Saint Sebastian, Rome on Easter Day, 1842.
Constitutions compiled by Father Semenenko, c.1848, definitively approved in 1902.
The congregation devotes itself to work in parishes and missions, and to the education of youth in colleges and seminaries, established in Italy, Canada, and in the United States.
The superior general resides at Rome.
Members of the congregation may belong to the Latin or to the Greek Rite.
New Catholic Dictionary