Cistercian Order

On September 2nd, 2010, the abbots, abbesses and delegates of the Cistercian Order, gathered in their General Chapter at Rocca di Papa (Rome), elected Dom Mauro-Giuseppe Lepori as their Abbot General.


Dom Mauro-Giuseppe was born in 1959 and entered Hauterive in 1984. He made his solemn profession in 1989 and was ordained a priest in 1990. Dom Mauro-Giuseppe was elected abbot of Hauterive in 1994.


Dom Meinrad Tomann was re-elected Procurator General of the Cistercian Order for a new term of five years on September 3rd, 2010.


On September 4th, our Abbot General, Dom Eamon Fitzgerald, was an invited guest at the General Chapter of the Cistercian Order.