Wrentham

Adresse

Nom Officiel Mount St. Mary's Abbey

27

Pays USA

Ville Wrentham

Adresse 300 Arnold Street

Code Postal MA 02093-1799

Contact

Téléphone [1] (508) 528-1282

Email Communauté [email protected]

Site www.msmabbey.org

Site de Travaux www.trappistinecandy.com

Supérieur(e) Mother Sofia Millican, Abbess 2019-2025

Autres Informations

Statut Juridique Abbey

Diocèse Archidioecesis Bostoniensis (Boston)

Région OCSO USA

Fondée/Restaurée 1949

Origine

Founded by Glencairn in 1949; erected an abbey in 1950.

Histoire

1949: On 1 October 14 nuns from Ireland arrive, to make the first foundation of Cistercian nuns in the United States. 21 November, ceremony to establish monastic enclosure, by the archbishop of Boston, Richard J. Cushing. 8 December: first perpetual profession: M. M. Michael Howe.
1950, 15 May: death of the mistress of novices, M. M. St. John. 10 November: change of stability from Glencairn to Mt. St. Mary’s, Wrentham. 13 November: election of R.M. Mary Bernard O’Donnell as the first abbess of Mount Saint Mary’s.
1955 the founders return to Glencairn.
1960 general chapter: a foundation is authorized for Argentina; it was never realized.

Fondations

Mississippi (1964), Santa Rita (1972), Crozet (1987)

Père Immédiat

Spencer

Laïcs associés

Cistercian Friends of Mt. St. Mary’s Abbey

Ancien(ne)s Supérieur(e)s

Bernard O’DONNELL — Superior — 01/10/1949 – 13/11/1950
Bernard O’DONNELL — Abbess — 13/11/1950 – 06/05/1952
Angela NORTON — Abbess — 03/09/1952 – 14/01/1986
Agnes DAY — Abbess — 21/03/1986 – 05/05/2008
Maureen McCABE— Abbess —  2008 – 2019

Travail et Sources de Revenus

Trappistine Quality Candy; small farm (raising of heifers)

Capacité d'Accueil

Abbey Retreat house : 3 rooms (4 persons) ; small apartment; McMahon Retreat House: 9 rooms (12 persons), dining room, meeting room

Moyens de transport

Station : Providence, Rhode Island. Airport : Providence or Boston.

Monastères

  • Illah

    Nigeria

  • La Oliva

    Spain

  • Chimay

    Belgium