Category Archives: Premonstratensian Communities

Beatification of Ven. Peter-Adrian Toulorge

We have written previously about Ven. Peter-Adrian Toulorge and his impending beatification, and we are pleased to announce that in the last few hours Ven. Peter-Toulorge O.Praem, martyr of the French Revolution, was beatified in the cathedral of the diocese of Coutances … Continue reading

Posted in Norbertine History, O.Praem Saints and Beati, Premonstratensian Communities, Vocation

In the footsteps of St. Norbert

Taking advantage of the traditional post-examination ‘vakantie’ Br. Rupert was able to spend a few days in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It was an opportunity to visit and pray at some of the sites closely associated with the life … Continue reading

Posted in Former Houses, Norbertine History, Premonstratensian Communities, St. Norbert, Vocation

Christmas and the Birth of Our Order

“Indeed many religious men, both bishops and abbots, had advised him in various ways, one suggesting the eremitic life, another that of an anchorite, still another to take up the lifestyle of the Cistercians. But Norbert, whose work and plans … Continue reading

Posted in Chelmsford, Community Events, Norbertine History, O.Praem Pictures, Premonstratensian Communities, St. Norbert

I’m dreaming of a White Cappa Magna…

… Just like the ones we used to know! As Winter sets in, we offer you a couple of glorious photo-graphs to warm the heart. This is the late great Abbot Pennings O.Praem., who was Abbot of St Norbert Abbey, … Continue reading

Posted in Norbertine History, O.Praem Pictures, Premonstratensian Communities

The Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M.

“Immaculatam Conceptionem Virginis Mariae celebremus: Christum ejus Filium adoremus Dominum.” “Let us celebrate the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: let us adore her Son, Christ the Lord.” (Matins: Invitatory respond) Our Holy Father Saint Norbert (ca. 1080 – 1134) … Continue reading

Posted in Norbertine History, Premonstratensian Communities, St. Norbert, Vocation

Review of October

The month of October is always a busy one in the community. Not only does the apostolate of our two parishes continue, as well as our wider commitments, but our students also return to their studies either at home or abroad … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Premonstratensian Communities, Vocation

Further Videos

In addition our our post earlier this year in which we drew readers’ attention to a number of videos on the life of our Order we are pleased to present some further offerings Documentary on the abbey of Mondaye (1 … Continue reading

Posted in Premonstratensian Communities, Vocation