Tarrawarra

Location

Official Name Tarrawarra Abbey

70

Country Australia

City Yarra Glen

Address 659 Healesville Road

Postcode 3775

Contact Information

Telephone [61] (3) 9730-1306

Telephone 2 [61] (3) 9730-1925

Community Email [email protected]

Guesthouse Email [email protected]

Business Email [email protected]

Website www.cistercian.org.au

Business Website www.eucharisticbreads.com.au

Superior Dom Steele Hartmann, Abbot 2012

Other Information

Juridical Status Abbey

Diocese Archidioecesis Melburnensis (Melbourne)

OCSO Region ORIENS

Founded/Restored 1954

Origins

Founded by Roscrea 18 December 1954; raised to the rank of abbey 1 October 1958.

History

1954: In August, Dom Camille arrived in Australia and was able to find suitable property in the diocese of Melbourne. The monks began leaving Roscrea immediately, and there were 18 monks on site before the end of the year. On 18 December the foundation was inaugurated by the archbishop of Melbourne. On 29 September permission was granted to open a novitiate.
1956: visit of the abbot general.

Father Immediate

Roscrea / Delegate of the Father Immediate : Snowmass

Daughter Houses

Kurisumala ; Kopua (since 2018; delegate of the Father Immediate from 2016 to 2017) ; Phare (delegate of the Father Immediate since 2018).

Lay Associates

Tarrawarra Lay Group

Past Superiors

Cronan SHERRY — Superior — 18/12/1954 – 30/11/1958
Kevin 0’FARRELL — Abbot — 01/12/1958 – 01/09/1988

David Tomlins— Abbot —17/09/1988 – 16/10/2012

Transportation

Airport : Melbourne.

Monasteries

  • Jarabacoa

    Dominican Republic

  • Palaçoulo

    Portugal

  • Zundert

    Netherlands