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Cis·ter·cian (s -stûr sh n). n. A member of a contemplative monastic order founded by reformist Benedictines in France in 1098.

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Suggested Pdf Resources

An Essay on Cistercian liturgy
LCG Newsletter - Lay Cistercians of Gethsemani Abbey
devotion as lay Cistercians is our financial support of. LCG.
Lay Cistercians of Gethsemani Summer 2010 Newsletter
Lay Cistercians of Gethsemani
Lay Cistercians of Gethsemani. Winter 2009.
Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Lay Cistercians from Conyers, Georgia
Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Lay Cistercians from. Conyers, Georgia. Please complete the following if you are interested in joining the.

Suggested News Resources

Wine of the Week: Nuns Do It Better
Here's the link to the Cistercians Sisters' website, including a slide show of their beautiful monastery in the province of Viterbo, Italy, the Trappist Monastery of Vitorchiano. And here's a link to a YouTube video about their lives.
Natural Wonders: The Yorkshire Dales
Thanks to the Augustinians and Cistercians, the National Park and its surroundings are home to some of the country's most impressive abbeys (though thanks to Henry VIII all now lie, albeit photogenically, in ruins).
At 100, Trappist monk keeps eyes on God
he joined the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance, which is commonly known as the Trappists. "Some people think when you go to a monastery, you're wasting your time," he said. "I say, 'I'm wasting it on God.
Stone by stone, grape by grape
The monks at New Clairvaux, also called Trappists, are part of a contemplative division of the Catholic Church known as the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance, who dedicate their lives to finding unity with God.
Groovy Grüner Veltliner
Grüner Veltliner 2010, Schloss Gobelsburg, 12.5%, €12.95 Owned by the Cistercians, but run by Michael Moosbrugger, this estate has always produced very good wines, but in recent years seems to be improving even further.

Suggested Web Resources

Cistercians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Order of Cistercians is a Catholic religious order of enclosed monks and nuns.
Religious of the Order of Citeaux, a Benedictine reform, established at Citeaux in 1098 by St.
OSB. The Cistercians, the Trappists and the Lay Associates. Index.
A Benedictine introduction to the history and current state of both autonomous branches of the Cistercians: the Order of Citeaux and the Trappists.
O.C.S.O. - Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance
The Cistercians and Trappists
An introduction to the history of the Cistercians and Trappists by Dr. Deborah Vess.

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