Guimaras

Location

Official Name O.L. of the Philippines

83

Country Philippines

City Jordan

Address Trappist Abbey

Postcode 5045

Contact Information

Telephone [63] (928) 502-4756

Community Email olpabbey@catholicweb.com

Website www.olpabbey.org

Superior Dom Gerard Ingusan 1963, Superior ad nutum 2012, Abbot 2014-2020.

Other Informations

Juridical Status Abbey

Diocese Dioecesis Iarensis (Jaro)

OCSO Region ORIENS

Founded/Restored 1972

Origins

Founded by the US Region 31 August 1972; raised to the rank of priory 20 May 1982 and to the rank of abbey 29 October 1990.

History

The foundation was prepared and accepted by the U.S. regional conference, the Amercian monasteries undertaking to supply money and personnel. A group of monks gathered at Ava to get to know each other and develop a community life.
1972, May: the founders arrive in the Philippines. They move into the temporary monstery on 31 August.
1973, 13 December: The foundation is officially inaugurated in the presence of the Apostolic Nuncio Mgr. Rocco Carmine and of several bishops.

Father Immediate

Holy Trinity until 1976; thereafter Ava.

Daughter Houses

Matutum

Lay Associates

Family of Love and Praise, A Catholic Christian Community

Past Superiors

Pedro LAZO — Superior — 31/08/1972 – ?/ ?/1976
Athanasius DOLL — Superior — ?/ ?/1976 – 20/05/1982
Gabriel OPPUS — Titular Prior — 22/05/1982 – 14/02/1988
Joseph CHU-CONG — Titular Prior — 15/02/1988 – 29/10/1990
Joseph CHU-CONG — Abbot — 29/10/1990 – 12/12/1996
Filomeno CINCO — Abbot — 28/02/1996 — 28/02/2002
John Eudes BAMBERGER — Superior ad nutum — 28/02/2002 – 15/08/2003
Alberic MAISOG — Superior ad nutum — 15/08/2003 — 20/02/2006

Filomeno CINCO — Abbot — 2006 – 2012

Monasteries

  • Hinojo

    Argentina

  • Abakaliki

    Nigeria

  • Boa Vista

    Brazil