Trappists

Trappists

The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (O.C.S.O.: Ordo Cisterciensis Strictioris Observantiae) is a Roman Catholic religious order of cloistered contemplative monastics who follow the Rule of St. Benedict. A branch of the Order of Cistercians, they have communities of both monks and nuns, commonly referred to as Trappists and Trappistines, respectively.

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Franz Pfanner - Life
... Sisters of Mercy at Agram for several years, he went to Rome (1862), and there saw the Trappists for the first time ... In November, 1864, he was professed at the Trappist monastery of Mariawald in Germany, and was made sub-prior a few weeks later ... What made Pfanner decide to enter the strict Order of the Trappists in Mariawald was the state of his health He entered to prepare himself for death ...
Chimay Abbey - Trappists
... In 1919 a convent of Trappist nuns, Chimay Abbey or Abbey of Our Lady of Peace (Abbaye de Notre-Dame de la Paix de Chimay) was established here ... The community, Trappist since 1878, was the successor to the Cistercian community of Gomerfontaine, founded in 1207, suppressed in 1792 and re-established in 1802 at ... coming to Chimay after World War I under the protection of the Trappist monastery, Scourmont Abbey, established at Scourmont in Chimay in 1850 ...
Trappists - Activities
... The Trappist monks of the Tre Fontane (Three Fountains) Abbey raise the lambs whose wool is used to make the pallia of new metropolitan archbishops ...
Fontgombault Abbey - History
... eventually bought back for religious uses in 1849 by the Trappists, who succeeded in re-establishing it as a viable community by redeveloping its ... But, in 1905, the Trappists were expelled from France under the Association Laws and the monastery was secularised and sold a second time ... The Trappists who were expelled in 1905 went on to form the Monastery of Our Lady of Jordan, Oregon in the United States ...
Aiguebelle Abbey - History - Trappists
... In 1815 the community was revived by the Trappists (Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance), under Pierre-François de Paul Malmy (Père Étienne) ... The thriving Trappist community was able to found several other monasteries ... In 1843 a Trappist community was established at Staoueli in Algeria, later Notre-Dame de l'Atlas, which in turn gave rise to two communities, Notre-Dame de Tibhirine, at ...