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Saint-Benoît Abbey, En-Calcat (osb, France):
Holy Listening: a Benedictine approach to spiritual accompaniment
Two-week summer programme: 10 - 21 July 2017Read more ...
Cost of the 2017 programme: € 1.700 (estimate based on 2016 cost)
Registration deadline: 3 April 2017
Scholarships are available
The Cultural Dimensions of Christian Spirituality
CDCS is a two-year summer programme; new students can enrol every year.Read more ...
Next unit : 10 - 21 July 2017 : Sant'Anselmo, Rome
Registration deadline : 3 April 2017
Leadership and the Rule of St. Benedict (LRB)
13th to 26th of July 2017Read more ...
Tuesday, 21 March, monastics recall the death of Saint Benedict, religious founder and Patriarch of Western Monasticism.
November 2017 a new program at the University of Sant'Anselmo, Rome, highlights the impact of contemporary culture on spiritual theology.
Pope Francis celebrates the stational liturgy of Ash Wednesday on the Aventine Hill, 1 March 2017.
Mother Marion Rissetto, Titular Prioress of Crozet since 1992, having reached the age of retirement stated in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented her resignation to the Abbot General. With the consent of his Council, the Abbot General accepted the resignation, which was effective on March 5, 2017.
On March 21, 2017 the community of Crozet elected as Titular Prioress for an indefinite term Sister Kathy Ullrich.
Mother Kathy was born in 1961 in Wichita, Kansas (USA). She entered Crozet in 2001 and made her solemn profession in 2009. At the time of her election, she was cellarer and novice director.
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Dom Marianus Hauseder, Abbot from 1995 to 2012 then Superior ad nutum since 2012, completed his service as Superior ad nutum of Engelszell (diocese of Linz, Austria).Read more ...
For serious reasons of health, Mother Benigna Silva, Abbess of the monastery of Nossa Senhora Aparecida in Campo Grande (MS, Brazil) presented her resignation to the Abbot General, Pro-President of the Congregazione Brasiliana dei Cistercensi.Read more ...