Clairefontaine

Dirección

Nombre Oficial Abbaye N.-D. de Clairefontaine

07

País Belgium

Ciudad Bouillon

Código Postal B-6830

Contacto

Superiore/a Mère Benedict Thissen (Arnhem), prieure claustrale 2017

Otras Informaciones

Estatuto Jurídico Abbey

Diócesis Dioecesis Namurcensis (Namur)

Región OCSO CNE

Pais 1845

Orígenes

Founded at Mondaye in 1815 by the sisters of N.D. du S.C. de Mondaye; dispersed to the monasteries of Vaise, Maubec and Gardes in 1837;  new foundation at Mondaye by St Catherine of Laval in 1837; transferred to La Cour-Pétral in 1845 and to Clairefontaine in 1935. Erected as an abbey 19 July 1935.

Pais

1815, 8 May: A community of Trappist nuns who followed the rule of the ancient reform of Rancé, chased out of the co

nvent by imperial power, are stranded at the ancient Premonstratensian abbey of Mondaye, in the diocese of Bayeux.
1837, April: The lack of recruitment and the state of indigence to which they are reduced compels the abbot of  la Trappe, their first superior, to disperse them among the monasteries of Vaise, Maubec and des Gardes.
1837, 30 Apri: A new group of Trappist nuns arrives at Mondaye. They were sent by the abbey of St Catherine of Laval.
1845, 8 September:  The sisters leave Mondaye to settle at Cour-Pétral, in the commune of Boissy-le-Sec, in the diocese of Chartres.
1859, 21 May: Inauguration of the church of N.D. de Bonne-Espérance, by Mgr Regnault, bishop of Chartres.
1935, 18 July: Transfer of the monastery of Cour-Pétral to N.D. de Clairefontaine.
1950, 22 May: Dedication of the church.

Pais

Boxtel, Holland (house of refuge, 1903-1920)

Padre Inmediato

Orval

Antiguos(as) Superiores(as)

Marie d. S. de CHATEAUBRIAND — Superior — 08/05/1815 – 18/03/1832
Marie des S. Coeurs de GRAVILLE — Superior — ?/04/1832 – 30/04/1837
Elisabeth PLET — Superior — 30/04/1837 – 30/06/1863
Isabelle SIMONIS — Superior — 22/07/1863 – 18/07/1866
Antoinette MÉZERETTE — Superior — 18/07/1866 – 09/07/1869
Scholastique LEPAGE — Superior — 09/07/1869 – 09/07/1872
Madeleine RABÉJAC — Superior — 09/07/1872 – 02/09/1901
Elisabeth LAURIN — Prioress — 26/09/1901 – 25/11/1907
Madeleine CAUCHOIS — Prioress — 18/12/1907 – 04/09/1919
Henriette de Jésus LUCE — Abbess — 04/09/1919 – 31/05/1947
Gertrude MAGOS — Abbess — 13/06/1947 – 26/10/1959
Lutgarde BOUCHER — Abbess — 26/10/1959 – 26/10/1983
Gérard ALLARD — Abbess — 26/10/1983 – 25/05/2008
Anne-Marie Dusart — Abbess — 2008 – 2014
Marcelle Bodson — Sup. ad nutum — 2014
Mère Rebekka Willekes, Prieure de Klaarland, Abbesse administratrice “ad nutum Sanctae Sedis” de Clairefontaine 2015-2017

Trabajo y Fuentes de Ingresos

Bakery, biscuits. Guesthouse. Small farm and large garden. Various artisans: ceramics, painting on silk, embroidery

Hospedaje

25 rooms (28 persons)

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Gare destinataire : Belgique : Libramont, autobus pour Bouillon. Gare destinataire : France : Sedan, autobus pour Bouillon

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