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Paul Augustin Cardinal Mayer, O.S.B. †


President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”

Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Anselmo all’Aventino


23 May 1911Born
17 May 193119.9ProfessedMember of Order of Saint Benedict
25 Aug 193524.2Ordained PriestPriest of Order of Saint Benedict
8 Sep 197160.2AppointedSecretary of the Congregation for Religious and Secular Institutes
6 Jan 197260.6AppointedTitular Archbishop of Satrianum
13 Feb 197260.7Ordained BishopTitular Archbishop of Satrianum
8 Apr 198472.8AppointedPro-Prefect of the Congregation of the Sacraments
25 May 198574.0AppointedCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’Aventino
25 May 198574.0Elevated to Cardinal
27 May 198574.0AppointedPrefect of the Congregation of the Sacraments
1 Jul 198877.1ResignedPrefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
2 Jul 198877.1AppointedPresident of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
1 Jul 199180.1RetiredPresident of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
29 Jan 199684.6AppointedCardinal-Priest of Sant’Anselmo all’Aventino
30 Apr 201098.9DiedPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”

MicroData Summary for Paul Augustin Mayer
Paul Augustin Cardinal Mayer O.S.B. (born , died ) President Emeritus of “Ecclesia Dei”

Birth PlaceAltötting, Germany
Ordained BishopSan Pietro, Basilica, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy

  • a priest for 74.6 years
  • a bishop for 38.2 years
  • a cardinal for 24.9 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • d: CB
  • ob/c2/d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 202, Deceased Cardinals (back)
  • d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 204, Necrology (back)
  • ob/c2+: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 17, Number 894


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