St. Mary's AI, Glencairn

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


Love of Solitude in the monastic life

29 April 2014

A 12th century french Cistercian monk and Abbot, Adam of Perseigne was well known for his holiness and wisdom and sought after for his counsel by the great personages of his time. His reflection on

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Christmas Reflection by Mother Marie

24 December 2013

Two years ago I attended a meeting of the Order in Assisi during which we had a free day. Buses were organised to go to various places of interest. I signed up to go to Florence, I wanted to see Fra

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Feast of Blessed Joseph-Marie Cassant, Cistercian Monk

17 June 2013

Joseph-Marie Cassant was born on the 6th of March, 1878, at Casseneuil, Lot-et-Garonne, in the diocese of Agen, France, into a family of orchard-keepers. The second child born to the family, he had

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Feast of Blessed Gerard, Brother of St Bernard

14 June 2013

Today, 14 June, is the feast of Blessed Gerard, Cistercian monk and blood brother of St Bernard. That Gerard was a deeply committed monk and faithful model of the monastic way of life is well

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Looking back at 2016

Dear family members, friends and benefactors,

Christmas invites all of us to allow our

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Building Project News Update

It has been a year of great developments for our Abbey building project for which we give

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