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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.
The Cistercians farmed extensive lands throughout Wales which were known as granges.
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.
Her theme is the impact of the fragmentation of power on the Cistercians in these situations.
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 Cistercians began in 1098 as an austere foundation--a break-away movement from the Benedictines whom they considered too concerned with worldly luxuries.
The author details the lives of three Cistercians and three Benedictines.