Viaceli

Adresse

Nom Officiel Abadía Cisterciense de Viaceli

46

Pays Spain

Ville Cóbreces (Cantabria)

Code Postal E-39320

Contact

Téléphone [34] (942) 72 50 17

Fax [34] (942) 72 50 86

Email Communauté [email protected]

Site www.monasterioviaceli.com

Supérieur(e) Dom José Ignacio Mazano, Sup ad nutum 2019

Autres Informations

Statut Juridique Abbey

Diocèse Dioecesis Santanderiensis (Santander)

Région OCSO RE

Fondée/Restaurée 1908

Origine

Founded by Désert (1903-1908): raised to the rank of priory in 1920 and to the rank of abbey in 1926

Histoire

1903: Founded by Désert, erected canonically in 1908, but the first prior was not elected until 1920.

1927: The General Chapter authorized the foundation of Huerta (Soria).

1936: During the Civil War, the community was imprisoned, the monastery left abandoned and partially pillaged.  17 monks died, 14 of whom can be considered martyrs.  The abbot Dom Emmanuel Fleche was also imprisoned, but released at the request of the French government.  After a few months’ interruption, regular life resumed.

1951: restoration of the church on the feast of Christ the King, 29 October.

1954: Viaceli accepts in principle the restoration of monastic life at Sobrado.   Fr. Cid oversaw the restoration of Sobrado carried out by the Spanish government.

Fondations

Huerta (1930), Sobrado (1966), Jarabacoa (1986)

Père Immédiat

Désert (until 2020)

Maisons filles

Huerta ; Sobrado ; Jarabacoa ; Ávila ; Carrizo.

Importantes figures

P. Pio Heredia and companions, martyrs

Ancien(ne)s Supérieur(e)s

Emmanuel FLECHÉ ROUSSÉ — Superior — 14/07/1907 -30/11/1920
Emmanuel FLECHÉ ROUSSÉ — Titular Prior — 30/11/1920 – 16/10/1926
Emmanuel FLECHÉ ROUSSÉ — Abbot — 16/10/1926 – 31/01/1940
Jesús ALVAREZ ALVAREZ — Abbot — 01/03/1940 – 10/02/1943 (v.55)
Teofilo SANDOVAL FERNÁNDEZ — Sup. ad nutum — 17/02/1943 – ?/04/1949
Luis YAGÜE MARTÍN — Abbot — 25/04/1949 – 17/09/1958
Ceferino GARCIA — Abbot — 22/10/1958 – 03/01/1975
Mariano BALLANO — Abbot — 06/02/1975 – 16/10/1977 (v.91)
Alfonso LLUCH — Abbot — 04/11/1977 – 05/11/1983
Jose-María de PRADA — Abbot — 21/12/1983 – 21/12/1989
Doroteo-Pio MORENO — Abbot — 21/12/1989 – 29/11/1995
Alejandro CASTRO RODRIGUEZ — Abbot — 14/12/1995 – 14/09/2018
José Luis MONGE GARCÍA, Sup ad nutum — 15/09/2018 – 26/11/2019

Travail et Sources de Revenus

Cheese factory

Capacité d'Accueil

27 persons

Moyens de transport

Estación : Torrelavega, 15 km. Autobús : Santander-Cóbreces ; Torrelavega-Cóbreces. Aeropuerto : Santander, 35 km.

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