Category Archives: Premonstratensian Communities

Visit to Leiston Abbey

Yesterday a number of our confrères were able to visit Leiston abbey in Suffolk. The abbey was originally founded in 1182 at Minsmere (about 4 miles from Leiston) by Ranulf de Glanvill, the Chief Justiciar of England under King Henry II. Ranulf, … Continue reading

Posted in Former Houses, Norbertine History, Premonstratensian Communities

2013

MMXIII 2013 1627 years since the conversion of Our Holy Father Augustine 1583 years since the death of Our Holy Father Augustine 933 years since the birth of Our Holy Father Norbert 920 years since the birth of Blessed Hugh … Continue reading

Posted in Chelmsford, Community Events, Former Houses, General, Norbertine History, O.Praem Saints and Beati, Premonstratensian Communities, St. Norbert

Mass at Beeleigh Abbey

By kind invitation of the Foyle family members of our community together with over 250 Catholics and others from our parishes and beyond had the joy of celebrating Mass at the former Norbertine abbey of Beeleigh on August 17th. This … Continue reading

Posted in Chelmsford, Community Events, Former Houses, Norbertine History, O.Praem Pictures, Parish/Apostolate, Premonstratensian Communities, Vocation

General Chapter 2012 – Interview with the Abbot General

Posted in General, Premonstratensian Communities, St. Norbert, Vocation

General Chapter 2012

Today our Prior, Fr. Cadoc and Br. Stephen began the journey to De Pere for the General Chapter of our Order. Please join us in praying for their safe journey (and safe return!) and for a fruitful chapter for the … Continue reading

Posted in Premonstratensian Communities

Norbertine Sisters – New Website

Readers may be interested to visit the new website of the Norbertine Sisters – with information about the various communities of our Order and an insight into their life and work. http://www.premontresisters.com/index.php?id=main

Posted in Premonstratensian Communities, Vocation

Video of the Beatification of Pierre-Adrien Toulorge O.Praem.

A full report on the beatification of Blessed Pierre-Adrien Toulorge will follow upon our return from Mondaye. In the meantime please enjoy the video of the ceremony below – and be sure to recommend your intentions to our newest beatus … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Norbertine History, O.Praem Pictures, O.Praem Saints and Beati, Premonstratensian Communities, St. Norbert, Vocation