Diepenveen

Location

Official Name Abdij O. L. Vr. van Sion

36

Country Netherlands

City Diepenveen

Postcode NL-7431

Contact Information

Telephone [31] (570) 53.13.92

Fax [31] (570) 53.11.01

Community Email info@abdijsion.nl

Guesthouse Email gastenhuis@abdijsion.nl

Website www.abdijsion.nl

Superior Dom Alberic Bruschke, Sup.ad nutum 1999, Abt 2000

Other Informations

Juridical Status Abbey

Diocese Archidioecesis Ultraiectensis (Utrecht)

OCSO Region NED

Founded/Restored 1883

Origins

Founded by Achel in 1883; raised to the rank of priory in 1891 and to the rank of abbey in 1935.

History

1890, 29 April: transfer of the community from the farm  “Vrieswijck” to the present site in a place called “Tjoen”, municipality of Diepenveen.

1895: Change of name from O.L. of the Sacred Heart of Jesus to O.L. of Sion.

1939, 31 August: Consecration of the abbatial church.

31 January: blessing of the new west wing and of the east cloister.

Father Immediate

Achel

Lay Associates

Cisterciënzer Groep Sion

Past Superiors

Benedictus-Maria van den BERG — Prior — 06/05/1891 – 25/09/1894
Placidus VERHEGGEN — Prior — 10/10/1894 – 15/06/1898
Jacobus FOKKES — Prior — 27/06/1898 – 09/93/1934
Gabriel van de MOOSDIJK — Sup. ad nutum — 09/04/1934 – 28/05/1934
Gabriel van de MOOSDIJK — Titular Prior — 28/05/1934 – 30/09/1935
Gabriel van de MOOSDIJK — Abbot — 30/09/1935 – 07/10/1952 (v.16)
Malachias MULLER — Abbot — 12/11/1952 – 31/03/1975
Adolphus van der ZEIJDEN — Sup. ad nutum — 21/04/1975 – 29/10/1976
Adolphus van der ZEIJDEN — Abbot — 29/10/1976 – 29/10/1988
Johannes HENSELMANS — Sup. ad nutum — 29/10/1988 – ?/08/1992
Romero HAKVOORT — Sup. ad nutum — ?/08/1992 – 12/06/1993

Work and Sources of Income

Guesthouse and farm.

Guest Facilities

10 rooms

Transportation

Station : Deventer, 7 km.

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