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Every four years the Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum convenes Benedictine Women from all over the world for an international symposium at Sant’Anselmo in Rome, the headquarter of the Benedictine Confederation.

The 8th International Symposium, which ended on Sept 13th 2018, looked at the topic of monastic hospitality from many different angles.

CIBnewleader2018On Sept 14th elections for the leadership positions of the CIB were held. Outgoing moderatrix (leader) Sr Judith-Ann Heble was replaced by Sr Lynn McKenzie (b. 1958), member of Sacred Heart Monastery, Cullman, Alabama (USA) and president of the Benedictine Sisters of the Federation of St Scholastica, a union of 20 monasteries in the USA and Mexico. The new moderatrix is both a civil and a canon lawyer and has been in leadership for many years.

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Monastic Formators' Programme

The next MFP is scheduled to run from 17th March to 14th June 2019. http://monasticformators.org/german/4582729936

http://monasticformators.org/

Bulletin 115

AIM Bulletin, Heft 115: Vietnam, Land des klösterlichen Neuaufbruchs.

AIM Bulletin

AIM Bulletin, Heft 114 (2018): Trappistische Mönche und Nonnen im 21. Jahrhundert. Generalkapitel 2017.

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Europäisches Vernetzungstreffen der Benediktinerinnen in Dinklage

Bis zum 13. Januar tagte in der Dinklager Benediktinerinnenabtei St. Scholastika das Leitungsgremium der "Communio internationalis Benediktinarum" (CIB), dem weltweiten Zusammenschluss der weiblichen benediktinischen Ordensgemeinschaften.

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Mwimwa

Thriving Mvimwa Abbey, in the remote Sumbawanga region of Tanzania, started to build its abbey church on All Saints Day.

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Monastic-Muslim Dialogue in Africa

In Africa, Benedictine monks often have good contact with Muslims. According to the coordinator of Muslim-Monastic Dialogue, the American Benedictine Father William Skudlarek, several monastic confreres in Africa have indicated that they absolutely trust the Muslim employees of their monastery.

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Phuoc Son

Eröffnung des Seligsprechungsprozesses für P. Benedikt Thuận

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Weihnachtsbrief 2018

http://www.ocist.org/ocist/images/pdf/DEWeihnachtsbrief2018.pdf

Seligsprechung der Märtyrer von Algerien

Ich bin dem Generalabt Eamon und dem ganzen Orden der Zisterzienser der strengeren Observanz unendlich dankbar, dass sie mich eingeladen haben, an der Seligsprechung der 19 Märtyrer in Algerien, unter ihnen die sieben Trappisten von Tibhirine, teilzunehmen.

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Snowmass

On January 12, 2019, the Community of Snowmass (Archdiocese of Denver, USA) elected as abbot , for an indefinite term, Father Charles Albanese.

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Ávila

Mother María Luisa Gómez Tejeda, Abbess of the monastery of Sta. María de Santa Ana (diocese of Ávila, Spain) since 1998, having reached the age of retirement mentioned in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented her resignation to the Abbot General.

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The 9th centenary of the Charter of Charity

June 16, 2019, on the solemnity of the Holy Trinity, there will be a Celebration at Cîteaux of the 9th centenary of the Charter of Charity during the OCSO Central Commission meeting.

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