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  • RIP - Fr Denis Collins ocso

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    Fr Denis Collins ocso

    of this community who died on

    Saturday, 14th...

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  • Fr Bonaventure Cumiskey ocso - RIP

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    Fr Bonaventure Cumiskey ocso

    of this community who died

    on...

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  • ​Holy Week and Easter at Mount Melleray Abbey

    Holy Week and Easter at Mount Melleray Abbey

    Sunday 25 March

    Palm Sunday of the Passion of...

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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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    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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    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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    ​Safeguarding

    CHILD SAFEGUARDING POLICY STATEMENT OF THE CONSTITUENT MEMBERS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN IRELAND

    As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, we recognise and uphold the dignity...

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    News

  • 16. 04. 18 - RIP - Fr Denis Collins ocso
  • 05. 04. 18 - Fr Bonaventure Cumiskey ocso - RIP
  • 27. 03. 18 - ​Holy Week and Easter at Mount...
  • 02. 03. 18 - ​Mount Melleray in the Snow
  • 10. 02. 18 - Fr Bonaventure Celebrates 70 years...
  • 04. 11. 17 - ​Inauguration of the New Abbot
  • 11. 08. 17 - ​New Abbot Elected
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