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Special news

OSB news

  • Pope Francis Names Archabbot Ordinary
    Elected 6 Jan. 2018, Dom Cirill Tamas Horgobagyi OSB, is the new archabbot ordinary of Pannonholma, Hungary, appointed 16 February 2018.
  • Prinknash Abbey Election
    The monks of Prinknash Abbey installed, 10 February 2018, Dom Martin McLaughlin OSB as their sixth abbot.
  • Saint Scholastica
    Saturday, 10 February, Benedictines celebrate St. Scholastica, twin sister of Saint Benedict of Nursia.

OCSO news

Imari

Mother Catharina Shibuya, Abbess of Imari (diocese of Fukuoka – Japan) since 2004, having reached the age of retirement mentioned in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented her resignation to the General Chapter 2017. The General Chapter accepted the resignation which became effective on December 31, 2017.

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Valserena

On February 11, 2018, Sister Valentina Cevoli made solemn profession at the monastery of Valserena (Italy).

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Nasu

Mother Angela Toyoda, Abbess of Nasu (diocese of Saitama – Japan) since 2010, having reached the age of retirement mentioned in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented her resignation to the General Chapter 2017. The General Chapter accepted the resignation which became effective on December 31, 2017.

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OCIST news

Course for Superiors OCist 2018

We inform you that registration is open for the Course for Superiors which will take place at the General House (Rome) from July 16 - 20, 2018 (arrival on July 15, departure on July 21).

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Letter of the Cistercian Abbot General for Christmas 2017

http://www.ocist.org/ocist/images/pdf/ENChristmasLetter2017.pdf