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Synonyms for Cistercian

member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silence


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Participation has grown steadily, with the biggest surge coming from schools, such as the group from Cistercian.
Charter, Customs, and Constitutions of the Cistercians
The Cistercian order, who live by a simple code, has been on the site since a monastery was raised there in 1835.
By the mid-eighteenth century the library contained about 4,300 volumes (or between 1940 and 1990 titles), comparable in size to libraries of other Cistercian houses though, we are told, small compared to some Benedictine ones.
Final workshop took a look at lives of Cistercian monks WE recently held our last Archaeology Cymru Friday workshop, which was a journey of discovery to the delightful landscape of Monknash, near Wick, in the Vale of Glamorgan.
But the Cistercian monks of the Abbey handed over the management of their electricity bills to Ruthin-based The Energy Company who soon spotted something amiss in their old bills.
The contemplative qualities of Cistercian architecture have been well studied, but Sternberg (architecture, U.
Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women 's Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne, edited by Anne E.
The former Cistercian abbey at the popular country park is rumoured to have several spectres, including that of Abbot Geoffrey who was brutally murdered in 1345, a ghostly horseman and a woman in Victorian dress.
It expressed its wholehearted solidarity with the community of monks, "The Cistercian Abbey of Latrun is a religious community protected by France under the so-called Chauvel-Fischer agreements concluded with the State of Israel," said the statement.
He has published monographs in many scholarly journals including Cistercian Studies Quarterly, The Merton Seasonal, Religion and the Arts, The Merton Annual and The Merton Journal.
It was presented to the Benedictine monastery at Thurles in Tipperary and the Cistercian Order took over the monastery in 1180.
They are believed to date back to the previous building on the site, which was a Cistercian abbey that dates back to the 13th Century and was built by Edward I.
The 64-year-old superintendent of the Bangor and Holyhead Methodist Circuit in Bangor has just kicked off his mammoth trek along the Cistercian Way, which links the Cistercian abbeys of Wales by ancient track, Roman road, 19th century canal towpaths and modern footpaths.
A twelfth-century Scotsman (1110-1167) who became abbot of Rievaulx, a large Cistercian monastery in Yorkshire, Aelred was also a prolific author of historical and spiritual writings, among them this work on friendship.