St. Mary's AI, Glencairn

St. Mary's Abbey, Glencairn, Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland



Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance (Trappists). Visit site +

The Rule of St Benedict
The Rule of Benedict (RB) constitutes the basic guide for thousands of Christians who are committed to the monastic movement. Visit site +

CISTOPEDIA is a joint project involving the Cistercian family and anyone else who has information or items to contribute. We invite all interested parties to help us make our database more complete. Visit site +

Meg Funk
My name is Mary Margaret Funk, but most people call me Meg Funk. Since 1961 I have been a member of the Order of Saint Benedict at Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Beech Grove, Indiana. Visit site +

Monastic Ireland
Between the 5th and 8th centuries there was a remarkable flourishing of Celtic Christianity. Monastic Ireland brings to life the stories of the Celtic saints, their vibrant spirit and the places associated with them. Visit site +


Bolton Abbey
We are a Cistercian Community of eleven monks. Each one of us has responded to a particular call which has united us all around the person of Jesus Christ and his Gospel. Visit site +

Caldey Island
Caldey Island lies cradled in the magnificent South Pembrokeshire coastline on the western fringes of Wales. It is one of Britain's holy islands. Visit site +

Holy Cross Abbey, Whitland
Holy Cross Abbey is set on the side of a hill overlooking a broad valley with the Preseli Hills as a backdrop beyond. It is a place of peace and great natural beauty and provides a perfect environment for a monastic life of prayer and praise - a place of rest and refreshment for those who visit us. Visit site +

Mellifont Abbey
We are a community of monks of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance, sometimes called Trappists. The first Mellifont Abbey was founded in 1142 by St. Malachy, bishop of Armagh and St. Bernard of Clairvaux and flourished until its closure in 1539. Visit site +

Mount Melleray Abbey
Mount Melleray Abbey is a community 0f Cistercian [Trappist] monks. The monastery is situated on the slopes of the Knockmealdown mountains in County Waterford, Ireland. Visit site +

Mount St Joseph Abbey Roscrea
Welcome to the website of the Cistercian Monks of Mount Saint Joseph Abbey, Roscrea. Whatever your reason for visiting, we hope that you will find here the sense of peace which is the hallmark of monasteries in the Benedictine tradition. Visit site +

Mount Saint Bernard Abbey
Mount Saint Bernard Abbey is situated in Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire. An area of particular natural beauty in the very heart of England. Visit site +

Sancta Maria Abbey
Welcome to our website. The most up-to-date news can be found on the Nunraw Blog. Visit site +

Our Lady of Bethlehem Abbey
Our Lady of Bethlehem Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1948 and currently numbers 20 monks. Visit site +

Tautra Mariakloster
Not very far from the ruins of a medieval Cistercian monastery, on the island of Tautra in central Norway, seven Cistercians nuns, with the help and support of countless others, have established themselves and have built a new permanent monastery. Visit site +


Cistercian Publications
Cistercians are men and women who follow Saint Benedict's Rule for Monks and the Constitutions of Citeaux. Visit site +

Cistercian Studies Quarterly
Cistercian Studies Quarterly, founded in 1966, is an international review of the Christian monastic and contemplative spiritual tradition. Visit site +

Citeaux - A Journal of Historical Studies
For fifty years, the journal Citeaux: commentarii cistercienses has made an important contribution to the study of Cistercian history. Visit site +

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