Timadeuc

Location

Official Name Abbaye N.-D. de Timadeuc

17

Country France

City Bréhan

Postcode F-56580

Contact Information

Telephone [33] (2) 97 51 50 29

Community Email communaute@abbaye-timadeuc.fr

Guesthouse Email hotellerie@abbaye-timadeuc.fr

Business Email fromagerie@abbaye-timadeuc.fr

Website www.abbaye-timadeuc.fr

Superior Dom Benoît Briand, 2011

Other Informations

Juridical Status Abbey

Diocese Dioecesis Venetensis (Vannes)

OCSO Region RéCiF

Founded/Restored 1841

Origins

Founded by La Trappe on 24 July 1841; raised to the rank of abbey on 12 September 1847.

History

1847, 1 September: Blessing of the first church.

1880, 6 Nov.: Monks expelled.

1899, 6 July: Consecration of the second church.

1925 -1930: Construction of a permanent monastery.

1946, 1 May: Dom Dominique Nogues is elected abbot general.

1947 Dom Dominique provides a contingent of 14 monks to reinforce Melleray.

Foundations

Petit Clairvaux no. 2, 1901- 25/07/1919

Father Immediate

La Trappe

Daughter Houses

Campénéac

Lay Associates

Fraternité cistercienne Notre Dame de Timadeuc

Past Superiors

Bernard DUGUÉ — Abbot — 26/05/1847 – 15/10/1859
Cyprien MOREL — Abbot — 21/11/1859 – 24/12/1887
Bernard CHEVALIER — Abbot — 21/03/1888 – 04/06/1912 (v.2)
Brieuc BOUTMY — Abbot — 06/08/1912 – 24/04/1922
Dominique NOGUES — Abbot — 02/06/1922 – 01/05/1946
Gabriel BLOURDIER — Abbot — 21/05/1946 – 15/09/1954
Emmanuel de MISCAULT — Abbot — 07/10/1954 – 01/09/1971
Claude RICHARD — Abbot — 22/09/1971 – 21/07/1993

Paul Houix, Abbé 1993-2011

Work and Sources of Income

Farming: 100 acres in cultivation and pasture, and a herd of 70 dairy cows; production of cheese and fruit gums.

Guest Facilities

Interior guesthouse: 40 rooms (6 double); two separate dormitories with kitchen and 60 beds each for groups of young people.

Transportation

Gare destinataire : Rennes ou Vannes

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