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The musical culture of the Cistercians is documented in contemporary times by liturgical books containing Gregorian monody (medieval and modern) and musical manuscripts with vocal-instrumental works used in monasteries during the eighteenth century.
As master of novices for ten years (1955-1965) at the Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky, Thomas Merton was responsible for the spiritual formation of young men preparing for monastic profession.
Final workshop took a look at lives of Cistercian monks WE recently held our last Archaeology Cymru Friday workshop, which was a journey of discovery to the delightful landscape of Monknash, near Wick, in the Vale of Glamorgan.
It was presented to the Benedictine monastery at Thurles in Tipperary and the Cistercian Order took over the monastery in 1180.
Far from being in political isolation, he said the patrons of abbeys in Wales must have been influential to attract the Cistercians here the first place.
Historically, the Cistercians tend to be less demonstrative.
Fountains Abbey: The Cistercians in Northern England.
Dr Geraldine Stout said the Cistercians had brought a "green agenda" to Ireland.
Since 1994, the Trappist monks, formally known as Cistercians of the Strict Observance, have been mounting a valiant--some might argue quixotic--effort to reconstruct a 12th-century chapter house on the grounds of their monastery using centuries-old stones from a Cistercian monastery in Spain.
The author details the lives of three Cistercians and three Benedictines.
The story begins with the Cistercians, a reformist-minded order of Catholic monks founded in France in 1098 in reaction to the laxity of other monastic orders of the day.
Basically, in the late 12th century the Cistercians created an early history for themselves, partly through a misunderstanding of earlier documents and events and partly through deliberate forgeries.