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Benedictine refinement
Between Bourges and Orleans, 170 kms south of Paris, the Benedictine Abbey of Fleury has 40 monks. Founded in 630, on the banks of the Loire River, the community had to flee at the Revolution in 1789. The monastic community then...
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Monastic island
Just off the coast of Cannes and Saint Tropez on the Island of Saint-Honorat is the Benedictine abbey of Lérins. In the 5th century, Saint Honorat was drawn by the monastic ideal and founded the community on the island...
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Origin of the Trappists
East of Alençon in Normandy is the Trappe of Soligny. All begins with the ship wreck in 1120 in which 300 English nobles die. Among them is Mathilda, daughter of the king of England. Her husband, Rotrou, has built a...
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Light and peace in Auvergne
In the heart of the Auvergne mountains, south of Clermont-Ferrand is the Abbey of Randol with its community of Benedictine monks. The first monks arrived in Randol in May 1971. This Abbey has relatively recent architecture, in which the community...
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Romanesque pearl of Provence
The Abbey of Sénanque, in the heart of Provence, is in a natural setting of extraordinary beauty, to the east of Avignon. It is here that a community of Cistercian monks has been established for 850 years. As they themselves...
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Spiritually anchored in Brittany
Situated west of Rennes in Brittany, 4 hours from Paris, is the Trappist abbey of Timadeuc founded by the Abbey of La Trappe in 1841. It is situated on the Nantes-Brest Canal, in a splendid green natural setting. The monastery...
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A community of a thousand jobs
An hour to the east from Poitiers and 3 ½ hours from Paris is the Benedictine Abbey of Fontgombault. Sixty monks live here. This abbey was founded in the 11th century by Pierre de l’Etoile. Interrupted in 1741 the Benedictine life...
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Haven of peace in Provence
An hour north of Marseille is the plateau of Ganagobie on which was built the Benedictine abbey. Romanesque in architecture, this beautiful monastery is situated at 650 meters above sea level. It overlooks picturesque surroundings in a mantle of greenery in...
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Artistic monks
Situated an hour east of Toulouse and 2 ½ hours from Lourdes, the Abbey of Saint Benoit d'EnCalcat has about 60 Benedictine brothers. The Abbey of Saint Benoit d'EnCalcat was founded in 1890. Louis Banquet, priest, and Marie Cronier, lay...
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Heritage of Saint Martin
Situated south of the city of Poitiers, the Abbey of Ligugé has twenty monks who live faithfully by the rule of Saint Benedict. The historical heritage of this monastery is extraordinary with Saint Martin settling here in 361 at the request...
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Mother of Benedictines in France
To the west of Le Mans, two hours from Paris, the Abbey of Solesmes is a community of 60 Benedictine monks. This important Abbey is the Mother-Abbey having founded more than 30 monasteries. The Abbey owes much to Dom Gu...
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Mother-Abbey of the Mont Saint Michel
The Abbey of Saint Wandrille gets its name from its founder. Situated 1 ½ hours north-west from Paris, it is a community of Benedictine monks. In 649 Wandrille and Gond, two monks, received the gift of a piece of land. They...
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In the heart of Breton faith
On the coast of the Morbihan Gulf, a community of Benedictine monks has lived in this Brittany abbey since 1897. The rule of Saint Benoit “ora et labora”, that is “pray and work”, is still alive and well at the Abbey...
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On the way to Santiago de Compostela
Conques is a typical French village between Toulouse and Clermont-Ferrand, the site of the Abbey of Saint Foy founded in the 8th century by a hermit. With five Norbertine (Prémontré) monks who live there today, this abbey houses the...
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Solitude and gastronomy
The Trappist Abbey of the Mont des Cats is situated at the Belgian border, 2 ½ hours from Paris The Trappists notably live unto themselves as much as possible. Thus the farm that always is a part of the Abbey fulfills the...
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Apparition of the Archangel Saint Michel
Unavoidable destination of your religious travel in France, The Mont Saint Michel is a charming village with stone houses and narrow streets, built on a rock off the coast of Normandy, surrounded by one of the world's largest bays. The...
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Silence and unity
The Benedictine abbey is situated in Normandy, 2 hours from Paris. For your Catholic pilgrimage in France, come and discover the abbey of Saint-Wandrille ! The origins of the abbey go back to the 11th century. Most monasteries were founded by...
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Joyful communion of Christians
The brothers of Taizé are an ecumenical community founded in 1949 by Roger Schutz, situated in Burgundy.The founder, Brother Roger, born in Switzerland, left his home country for France at the age of 25 years old. After receiving refugees during...
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With Saint Mary Madeleine
In the heart of Provence, between Aix-en-Provence and Toulon, 50 kms from Marseille, is the sanctuary of the Sainte-Baume. As of the first centuries, Christians, penitents, saints, kings and popes came to the grotto of the Sainte Baume...
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Oasis of peace in the heart of the city
The Monastic Fraternity of Jerusalem lives in the center of the city of Strasbourg, an area listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. Many tourists and pilgrims are drawn here. The Monastic Fraternity of Jerusalem is a community...
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Contemplation and solitude
Midway between Marseille and Nice, the Monastery of the Torrent de Vie is a community of sisters of the Monastic Family of Bethlehem, of the Assumption of the Virgin and of Saint Bruno. This monastic family was born on November 1...
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Remembering Tibhirine
The trappist abbey of Aiguebelle is the same distance from Lyon, Marseille and Grenoble. There are about twenty monks here of the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance, also called Trappists. Bringing aide to the poor and welcoming those who...
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The mother of Cistercians
South of Dijon, 3 hours from Paris and 2 hours from Lyon, the Abbey of Citeaux is the mother-house of the Cistercian Order. There are about 35 brothers here, 30 to 90 years old. It all began in 1098 when...
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To live the Beatitudes
To the south of Orleans and 1 ½ hours from Paris, the domain of Burtin welcomes the Community of the Beatitudes. Situated in the Sologne region, the site offers a splendid natural setting where families and couples like to come to recharge...
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“Always standing in the heart of Canigou”
In the mountains near Perpignan and a 4 hour drive from Lourdes, is the beautiful Abbey of the Canigou to which come 35000 visitors each year. The site is exceptional and is worth going to; it has an incredible view of...