Cîteaux, Abbey of
Cîteaux, Abbey of
Founded in 1098 by St. Robert, Abbot of Molesme, in a deserted and uninhabited part of the Diocese of Châlons-sur Saône

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  • Abbey of Morimond —     Abbey of Morimond     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Abbey of Morimond     Fourth daughter of Cîteaux situated in Champagne, Diocese of Langres, France; was founded in 1115 by Odelric d Aigremont and his wife, Adeline de Choiseul. Arnold, its… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abbey of Savigny —     Abbey of Savigny     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Abbey of Savigny     Situated on the confines of Normandy and Brittany, Diocese of Coutances, France. Founded by Vital de Mortain, Canon of the Collegiate Church of St. Evroul, who, resigning his …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abbey of Pontigny —     Abbey of Pontigny     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Abbey of Pontigny     Second daughter of Cîteaux, was situated on the banks of the Serain, present Diocese of Sens, Department of Yonne. Hildebert (or Ansius), a canon of Auxerre, petitioned St …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abbey of Clairvaux —     Abbey of Clairvaux     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Abbey of Clairvaux     The third daughter of Cîteaux and mother in the fourth line of numerous and celebrated monasteries, founded in 1115 by St. Bernard, in a deep valley upon the bank of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abbey — • A monastery canonically erected and autonomous, with a community of not fewer than twelve religious; monks under the government of an abbot; nuns under that of an abbess Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abbey     Abbey …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Citeaux — Zisterzienserabtei Cîteaux Lage: Frankreich Region Burgund Ordnungsnummer (nach Janauschek): 1 Patrozinium: Gründungsjahr: 1098 Jahr der Auflösung/ Aufhebung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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