Berryville

Adresse

Nom Officiel Holy Cross Abbey

63

Pays USA

Ville Berryville

Adresse 901 Cool Spring Lane

Code Postal VA 22611-2700

Contact

Téléphone [1] (540) 955-1425

Pays www.virginiatrappists.org

Supérieur(e) Dom Joseph Wittstock, Abbot 2016-2022

Autres Informations

Statut Juridique Abbey

Diocèse Dioecesis Arlingtonensis (Arlington)

Région OCSO USA

Fondée/Restaurée 1950

Origine

Founded by Spencer in 1950; raised to the status of abbey in 1958.

Pays

1950: The foundation developed with difficulty both in terms of personnel and material resources, but by 1958 erection into an abbey was possible.

1958, 18 November: blessing of first abbot.

1970, 18 November: a car accident takes the lives of 3 monks: Fr. Georges Supry, Fr. Henry Maloney and Br Cyrill Cornish.

Père Immédiat

Spencer

Pays

Crozet

Pays

Lay Cistercians of Holy Cross Abbey

Ancien(ne)s Supérieur(e)s

Owen HOEY — — Superior — 18/11/1950 – ?/ ?/1952 (v.76)
John HOLOHAN — Superior — ?/ ?/1952 – ?/07/1956
Hugues McKIERNAN — Superior — 25/09/1956 – 25/09/1958
Hugues McKIERNAN — Abbot — 25/09/1958 – 12/04/1964
Thomas PORTER — Sup. ad nutum — ?/04/1964 – 18/11/1966
Edward McCORKELL — Sup. ad nutum — 19/11/1966 – 14/10/1967
Edward McCORKELL — Abbot — 14/10/1967 –21/03/1980 (v.78)
Flavian BURNS — Sup. ad nutum — 21/03/1980 – 08/06/1984(18+65)
Marc DELERY — Abbot — 08/06/1984 – 08/06/1990
Flavian BURNS (2) — Sup. ad nutum — 16/07/1990 – 17/08/1990
Flavian BURNS (2) — Abbot — 17/08/1990 – 19/08/1996
Benedict SIMMONDS — Sup. ad nutum — 19/08/1996 – 10/08/1998
Dom Robert BARNES — Abbot — 10/08/1998 – 10/08/2016

Travail et Sources de Revenus

Our main source of income is the bakery where we produce fruitcakes and creamed honey. Our second source of income is the gift shop, which sells books, religious articles, and food products from monasteries

Capacité d'Accueil

16 rooms: 2 groups (individual retreats) per week: Mon.-Fri. and Fri.-Sun. The former guest house is used for monks’ families. We also have a special long-term retreat programme for men in the community.

Pays

Airport : Dulles, Washington D.C. Station : Washington.

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