Snowmass

Adresse

Nom Officiel Saint Benedict's Monastery

72

Pays USA

Ville Snowmass

Adresse 1012 Monastery Road

Code Postal CO 81654-9399

Contact

Téléphone [1] (970) 279-4400 ext 12

Hôtellerie E-mail [email protected]

Site www.snowmass.org

Supérieur(e) Dom Charles Albanese, Abbot 2019

Autres Informations

Statut Juridique Abbey

Diocèse Archidioecesis Denveriensis (Denver)

Région OCSO USA

Fondée/Restaurée 1956

Origine

Founded by Spencer in 1956; raised to the rank of abbey 1969.

Histoire

The property is located in the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 2,400 metres.  It consists of a broad plain surrounded by mountains.

1956: The first group of founders is sent and began construction of the monastery.

1960: The General Chapter authorizes its canonical erection, but this did not take place until 5 November 1969.

1995 – Construction of a new retreat center including a main building and eight hermitages.

2000 – Construction of a new wing on the main monastery for an infirmary, chapter room and library extension.

Père Immédiat

Spencer

Maisons filles

Santa Rita (since 2015) ; Tarrawarra (delegate of the Father Immediate since 2018).

 

Ancien(ne)s Supérieur(e)s

Leo SLATTERIE, Superior (06/03/1956 – ?/10/1958)
Thomas Aquinas KEATING, Superior ( ?/10/1958 – 29/08/1961) (v.26)
Joachim VIENS, Superior (?/ ?/1961 – ?/03/1968)
Michael ABDO, Superior (?/03/1968 – 03/02/1970); Abbot (03/02/1970 – 05/06/1980); Sup. ad nutum (05/06/1980 – 28/04/1985)
Joseph BOYLE, Abbot (1985-2018)

Travail et Sources de Revenus

Cookies, farm, shop, guesthouse

Capacité d'Accueil

Guesthouse with room for 24 persons (double rooms)

Moyens de transport

Station : Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Airport : Aspen

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