Maria Frieden

Location

Official Name Trappistinnenabtei Maria Frieden

31

Country Germany

City Dahlem

Address Abtei Maria Frieden 40

Postcode D-53949

Contact Information

Telephone [49] (2447) 91 779 0

Guesthouse Email gaestehaus@mariafrieden-ocso.de

Website www.mariafrieden-ocso.de

Superior Mutter Gratia Maria Adler, Abbess 2012-2018

Other Informations

Juridical Status Abbey

Diocese Dioecesis Aquisgranensis (Aachen)

OCSO Region REI

Founded/Restored 1953

Origins

Founded by Berkel [Arnhem], 3 December 1953. Erected as abbey 1955.

History

The first group of nuns from Berkel arrived 8 December 1952, at the location prepared by Mariawald.

Father Immediate

Mariawald; delegate of Father Immediate: Scourmont

Past Superiors

Pauline de REUVER — Superior — 08/12/1952 – 05/11/1955
Pauline de REUVER — Abbess — 05/11/1955 – 30/11/1967
Christophora VAN DYCK — Abbess — 30/11/1967 – 11/12/1970
Fabiana VAN SWAAIJ — Abbess — 11/01/1971 – 11/01/1983
Fabiana VAN SWAAIJ — Sup. ad nutum — 12/01/1983 – 01/03/1983
Ruth MERSMANN — Sup. ad nutum — 01/03/1983 – 29/10/1984
Justina LUMCEROVA — Sup. ad nutum — 29/10/1984 – 22/02/1987
Justina LUMCEROVA — Abbess — 22/02/1987 – 22/02/1993
Gabriela VISSER — Abbess — 22/02/1993 – 31/12/2003
Justina LUMCER — Abbess — 15/01/2004 — 18/02/2008
Hildegard OTTE — Sup. ad nutum — 19/05/2008 – 29/10/2009
Magdalena AUST — Sup. ad nutum — 2009 – 2012

Work and Sources of Income

Liturgical vestments; liqueur made from herbs

Guest Facilities

20 persons: 2 double rooms and 6 singles, 1 house for 5 priests, and one small house for a family –a bit primitive- with 6 beds

Transportation

Bahnhof : Dahlem

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