Huambo

Location

Official Name Mosteiro Cisterciense

55

Country Angola

City Huambo

Address Soke - Tchipipa - Cx. P. 2295

Contact Information

Telephone [244] 923 458 328

Telephone 2 [244] 924 156 286

Community Email [email protected]

Website www.trappisteangola.org

Superior Madre Maria Francesca Righi, Abadesa de Valserena 2019-2025, Comisaria Pontificia de Huambo 2022

Other Information

Juridical Status Simple Priory

Diocese Archidioecesis Huambensis (Huambo)

OCSO Region RAFMA

Founded/Restored 1982

Origins

Foundation begun in 1978 by a group of Angolan sisters formed at Benaguacil; adopted by Valserena. Erected a priory in 1988.

Foundations

Annex House at Luanda

Father Immediate

Tre Fontane

Past Superiors

Eugenia VIADANA — Superiora— 06/10/1980 – 13/06/1988
Antonia ZANAGLIO — Priora titular — 13/06/1988 – 17/07/2000
Florença KALUMBO RAIMONDO — Priora titular — 2000 – 05/08/2012
Manuela SALVADORI — Superiora ad nutum 2012; Priora 2015 – 2021

Monasteries

  • Conyers

    USA

  • Genesee

    USA

  • Hinojo

    Argentina