Category Archives: St. Norbert

Blessed Hugh

Blessed Hugh was one of St. Norbert’s first disciples and later became first abbot of Prémontré.  Pope Pius XI, a great friend of our Order, confirmed the immemorial cult of Blessed Hugh on July 13, 1927. He was born at Fosses-la-Ville in … Continue reading

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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

Assumpta est Maria in caelum

Assumpta est Maria in caelum: gaudent Angeli, laudantes benedicunt Dominum. The Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady is an important feast in our Order. Under the title of her Assumption Our Lady is patron of our abbeys of … Continue reading

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General Chapter 2012 – Interview with the Abbot General

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

Solemnity of St Norbert 2012

In cloistered hearts thou didst awake The love of Him, Who for our sake Dwells on our altars, closely veiled. When Tanchelin’s profane touch assailed – Hymn to St Norbert On June 6th the community celebrated, with great joy and … Continue reading

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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

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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