Mepkin

Dirección

Nombre Oficial Mepkin Abbey

62

País USA

Ciudad Moncks Corner

Dirección 1098 Mepkin Abbey Rd

Código Postal 29461-4796

Contacto

Teléfono [1] (843) 761-8509

Email Comunidad mepkincommunity@gmail.com

Pais www.mepkinabbey.org

Superiore/a Dom Stanislaus Gumula, Abbot 2006-2018

Otras Informaciones

Estatuto Jurídico Abbey

Diócesis Dioecesis Carolopolitana (Charleston)

Región OCSO USA

(Re)fundado 1949

Orígenes

Founded by Gethsemani 1949; raised to the rank of abbey 1955.

Pais

Founded on a property donated by Clare Boothe Luce, American Ambassador to Rome. The property is located about 40 km from Charleston, in the Cooper river valley. The soil is fertile and suitable for many crops. Much of the land is forested. The climate is ideal for 10 months of the year, the other two months being humid.
1948: 29 pioneers arrive from Gethsemani to take possession of the property on 22 November.Gethsemani

Padre Inmediato

Gethsemani

Pais

Esmeraldas

Antiguos(as) Superiores(as)

Anthony CHASSAGNE  —  Superior  —  21/11/1949 – 21/10/1955

Anthony CHASSAGNE  —  Abbot  —  31/10/1955 – 14/06/1974

Aidan CARR  —  Sup. ad nutum —  14/06/1974 – 24/03/1977

Aidan CARR  —  Abbot  —  24/03/1977 – 06/01/1990

Francis KLINE  —  Abbot  —  21/01/1990 – 27/08/2006

Hospedaje

For retreatants (1 week) and special guests (several weeks): 8 rooms. Guests (male and female) pray and take their meals with the community. Monastic guests (men only) spend one month in community, and follow the entire monastic horarium.

Pais

Station : North Charleston Greyhound. Greyhound Bus : Moncks Corner. Airport : Charleston.

Monasterios

  • Echourgnac

    France

  • Aiguebelle

    France

  • Caldey

    United Kingdom