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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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This collection of talks and articles by the French Cistercian abbot, Dom Andre Louf, allows a look into the school of contemplation that each monastery is for its members.
The Cistercian order, who live by a simple code, has been on the site since a monastery was raised there in 1835.
The interest was held at this out-lying grange of Neath Abbey as we walked in the shoes of the Cistercians.
The current Cistercian monks have been there since 1929.
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.
Usually founded in rural locations to avoid the excesses and temptations of urban life, the Cistercian order was still able to be immensely influential and contemporary with their times.
It was presented to the Benedictine monastery at Thurles in Tipperary and the Cistercian Order took over the monastery in 1180.
This is true too of Cistercian nuns, who often ran schools in their communities and for whom spiritual reading -- lectio divina -- was a significant component of daily life.
This is one of the clearest expositions of a Cistercian estate that I have seen anywhere.
The abbey of Saint Sixtus of Westvleteren in western Belgium is home to some 30 Cistercian and Trappist monks who lead a life of seclusion, prayer, manual labour - and brewing.
In a triumph of technology, Catholic monks of the Cistercian order dusted off an unused television earlier this month to watch the funeral of Pope John Paul II.
I'M a bit disappointed with Cistercian monk Robert O'Brien who broke a vow of silence last week to defend himself in a case of unfair dismissal.