Kopua

Dirección

Nombre Oficial Southern Star Abbey

69

País New Zealand

Ciudad Hawke's Bay

Dirección RD 2 Takapau

Código Postal 4287

Contacto

Teléfono [64] (6) 855-8239

Email Comunidad monks@kopuamonastery.org.nz

Pais guestmaster@kopuamonastery.org.nz

Pais kopuamonastery.org.nz/

Superiore/a Dom Niko Verkley, Superior ad nutum 2016

Otras Informaciones

Estatuto Jurídico Abbey

Diócesis Dioecesis Palmerstonaquiloniana (Palmerston North)

Región OCSO ORIENS

(Re)fundado 1954

Orígenes

Founded by Mt Melleray. Erected as abbey April 1960.

Pais

1954 Authorized by the General Chapter of 1953 to begin the foundation, the six founders leave Mt Melleray on 1 May 1954. They arrive in New Zealand in June to begin the regular life.
On 6 November the novitiate is opened.

2000 – The community commences a program of discernment about its future. Eventually a Vision for the Future is articulated.

2003 – Rosalie Prescott – patron of the monastery – dies at the age of 103.

2004 – The community celebrates the Golden Jubilee of its foundation.

2008 – The new Guest House is opened in June.

Padre Inmediato

Mount Melleray

Pais

Associates of Southern Star Abbey

Antiguos(as) Superiores(as)

Basil HAYES — Superior — 9/06/1954 – 08/04/1960
Joachim MURPHY — Abbot — 08/04/1960 – 30/09/1986
Basil HAYES (2) — Abbot — 20/10/1986 – 20/06/1989
John Kelly — Sup.ad nutum 15/02/1990 – 19/03/1992
John Kelly — Abbot — 19/03/1992 05/03/1998
Brian Keogh —Abbot —  05/03/1998–19/03/2015
John Pettit — Sup.ad nutum — 2015-2016

Trabajo y Fuentes de Ingresos

Dairy Farm

Hospedaje

For 12 persons One hermitage

Pais

Airport : Napier.

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