Conyers

Location

Official Name Monastery of the Holy Spirit

57

Country USA

City Conyers

Address 2625 Hwy 212 SW

Postcode 30094-4044

Contact Information

Telephone [1] (770) 483-8705

Community Email info@trappist.net

Guesthouse Email retreat@trappist.net

Website www.trappist.net

Business Website www.abbeystore.org

Superior Dom Augustine Myslinski, 2016-2022

Other Informations

Juridical Status Abbey

Diocese Archidioecesis Atlantensis (Atlanta)

OCSO Region USA

Founded/Restored 1944

Origins

Foundedby Gethsemani in 1944: raised to the status of abbey in 1946. The name was officially changed from Our Lady of the Holy Ghost to Our Lady of the Holy Spirit.

History

1968, 8 December: The new monastery is blessed and officially occupied.

Foundations

Los Andes (1987)

Father Immediate

Gethsemani

Daughter Houses

Los Andes, Humocaro

Lay Associates

1) Lay Cistercians of Holy Spirit Monastery;

2) Lay Contemplative Associates (LCA);

3)  Nuestra Senora de la Divina Providencia;

4) Lay-Cistercians of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart of South Florida

Past Superiors

James FOX — Superior — 21/03/1944 – 18/10/1946
James FOX — Abbot — 18/10/1946 – 20/08/1948 (v.18)
Robert McGANN — Abbot — 18/01/1949 – 03/10/1957
Augustine MOORE — Abbot — 22/10/1957 – 16/08/1983
Armand VEILLEUX — Sup. ad nutum — 25/09/1983 – 14/08/1984
Armand VEILLEUX — Abbot — 14/08/1984 – 12/07/1990 (v.43)
Bernard JOHNSON — Abbot — 12/07/1990 – 15/07/2000 (v.71)
Basil PENNINGTON — Abbot — 2001 — 12/05/2002
Anthony DELISI — Sup. ad nutum — 08/06/2002 – 21/05/2003

Francis Michael Stiteler, Sup.ad nutum 2003, Abbot 2004-2016

Work and Sources of Income

Religious book shop, bonsai and other plants,  bakery, stained glass windows.

Guest Facilities

Retreats are normally made from Monday to Friday or from Friday to Sunday.

Transportation

Bus/Rail/Air Terminals : Atlanta, Georgia.

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