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  • ​Safeguarding Review

    Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church

    Over the coming month the five monasteries of...

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  • Stations of the Cross

    Our resident organist here in Mount Melleray, Susan has painted an original portrayal of The...

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  • Change to Mass Time.

    From Sunday, 8th June 2014, Sunday Morning Mass will be at the earlier time of 10.30am

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  • Monastic Life

    The monk lives in what the first Cistercians termed a "school of Love".  In the Gospels, Jesus calls us to "Come, follow me", "Pray always" and "Watch and pray".  The first monks of Egypt and Syria...

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    The Cistercians

    The founders of Citeaux centered their ideals on the desire for authentic monastic simplicity and evangelical poverty. They believed that their inspiration for this renewal could be found in a more...

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    Community

    A monk is called to a particular community. It is a challenging life whose goal is transformation into Christ.  One who serves others, has a genuine concern for their good, and is able to live...

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    Prayer

    In prayer we come to know and love God. We know God through his self revelation in Jesus, and we come to know Jesus as we meet him in the Scriptures. St. John tells us that he wrote his Gospel for...
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    Work

    "Work, especially manual work, has always enjoyed special esteem in the Cistercian tradition since it gives the monks the opportunity of sharing in the divine work of creation and restoration, and...

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    Lectio Divina

    Each day the monk meditates on scripture.  This is Lectio Divina - the practice of sacred reading.  It is not just reading or study, although there is time for these also in the monastic life. ...

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    Timetables

    The Cistercian monastic lives with other sisters or brothers, being purified and strengthened by the community for the life-long labor of prayer. Each of our monasteries has its own...

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    ​Safeguarding

    Safeguarding

    The monks of the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance in Ireland are fully committed to the importance of safeguarding children and ensuring that they are welcomed,...

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    Cappoquin,
    Co. Waterford,
    Ireland.
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  • 19. 01. 15 - ​Safeguarding Review
  • 12. 08. 14 - Stations of the Cross
  • 03. 06. 14 - Change to Mass Time.
  • 08. 08. 13 - Welcome to our new website
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