The counselor Esnaola visits the restoration works of the church of the monastery of La Oliva

The Minister of Culture and Sport, Rebeca Esnaola, visited this morning in Carcastillo the restoration works inside the abbey church of the monastery of Santa María de La Oliva. During her visit, she was accompanied by the abbot of the monastery, Javier Urós; the Government delegate in Navarra, José Luis Arasti and the mayor of … Read more

The monastery of the Trappist friars arrives in Fano, nine years to start the urban variant. The zone of spirituality

FANO – The first application presented to the Municipality of Fano by the monastic community of Trappist friars of Frattocchie, a hamlet in the municipality of Marino, 20 kilometers from Rome, dates back to 2014, for the foundation of a monastery in Prelato, near Monte Giove. Arrived immediately in favor Although the junta at the … Read more

Farewell to Pope Ratzinger. The man of the monastery and the link with Ciociaria

“Where is God? What is he like and what does he want?”. The path that a “man”, like Pope Benedict, took and had done to arrive almost rationally at the love of God, starts from the base. “God is love” embodies the centrality of eight years of pontificate, it is the key to understanding the … Read more

Dax: the Dominicans open the doors of their monastery this weekend

“Of course society is going through serious crises. But hope prevails: there will definitely be a spring,” recalls Sister Marie in the cloister of the monastery, on the morning of this Wednesday, November 23. Installed near two cypresses and a palm tree, “the bell wakes everyone up at 6 o’clock,” says Sister Merete. Prioress of … Read more


L’AQUILA – A mini Christmas season of concerts inside the Monastery of San Basilio, in L’Aquila, reopened for worship and shining again since last July. There will be three appointments open to all, the first of which tomorrow 8 December at 17.30 which will see the performance of the Novantanove Choir, directed by Maestro Ettore … Read more

“Festivalis et noli contristari”: a review of music and words at the monastery of San Biagio Mondovì

At Monastery Benedictine of San Biagiothanks to the contribution of Piemonte region, a series of events and activities of a cultural and aggregative nature will take place, with the aim of making the monastery known to the territory and allowing the territory to access cultural initiatives that normally take place in large cities. The title … Read more

SOCIETY / The Novena to Santa Gertrudis has already begun in the Monastery of San Clemente in Seville

Until November 23, the novena to the Cistercian Saint Gertrude de Helfta, also known as La Magna, takes place at the Royal Monastery of San Clemente. This Cistercian nun lived in Germany in the second half of the 13th century and it was three centuries later when, after the publication of some of her writings, … Read more

The monastery of Zamora, which has its own printing press: “All the sisters do chain work”

The Zamora Ascension Monastery It may be one of the most peculiar throughout the Spanish geography. It is well known that the sisters who live in these types of places carry out different tasks, and perhaps the most normal thing is that they are dedicated to selling sweets. In this case ECCLESIA has wanted to … Read more

The commemoration of the 550th anniversary of the foundation of the Monastery of Santa Isabel begins in Valladolid

VALLADOLID, Nov. 14 (EUROPA PRESS) – The Poor Clares of Santa Isabel commemorate the 550th anniversary of the foundation of the Valladolid monastery with a program that begins this Monday, at 8:15 p.m., with a presentation by the priest, researcher of Art History and coordinator of the event, Guillermo Camino. In addition to Guillermo, Sister … Read more

Las Puras Monastery, a convent that takes you back in time

The historic Monastery of Las Puras opens its doors to the public, with guided tours to admire one of the best preserved convents in Spain, with five hundred years of uninterrupted presence in Almería, and share its spirituality. Do you want to see a convent where time has stopped? In the city of Almería, the … Read more