Mepkin

Adresse

Nom Officiel Mepkin Abbey

62

Pays USA

Ville Moncks Corner

Adresse 1098 Mepkin Abbey Rd

Code Postal SC 29461-4796

Contact

Téléphone [1] (843) 761-8509

Email Communauté [email protected]

Site www.mepkinabbey.org

Supérieur(e) Dom Joseph Tedesco, Sup ad nutum 2018

Autres Informations

Statut Juridique Abbey

Diocèse Dioecesis Carolopolitana (Charleston)

Région OCSO USA

Fondée/Restaurée 1949

Origine

Founded by Gethsemani 1949; raised to the rank of abbey 1955.

Histoire

Founded on a property donated by Clare Boothe Luce, American Ambassador to Rome. The property is located about 40 km from Charleston, in the Cooper river valley. The soil is fertile and suitable for many crops. Much of the land is forested. The climate is ideal for 10 months of the year, the other two months being humid.
1948: 29 pioneers arrive from Gethsemani to take possession of the property on 22 November.Gethsemani

Père Immédiat

Gethsemani

Maisons filles

Esmeraldas

Ancien(ne)s Supérieur(e)s

Anthony CHASSAGNE  —  Superior  —  21/11/1949 – 21/10/1955
Anthony CHASSAGNE  —  Abbot  —  31/10/1955 – 14/06/1974
Aidan CARR  —  Sup. ad nutum —  14/06/1974 – 24/03/1977
Aidan CARR  —  Abbot  —  24/03/1977 – 06/01/1990
Francis KLINE  —  Abbot  —  21/01/1990 – 27/08/2006
Stanislaus GUMULA — Abbot — 03/11/ 2006 – 03/11/2018

Capacité d'Accueil

For retreatants (1 week) and special guests (several weeks): 8 rooms. Guests (male and female) pray and take their meals with the community. Monastic guests (men only) spend one month in community, and follow the entire monastic horarium.

Moyens de transport

Train Station: North Charleston, Greyhound Bus: Summerville, SC
Airport: Charleston

Monastères

  • Acey

    France

  • Nazareth

    Belgium

  • Vina

    USA