List of Christian monasteries in Austria

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This is an incomplete list of Christian religious houses in Austria, including those in territory historically Austrian but now in other countries, both for men and for women, whether or not still extant. All those so far listed are Roman Catholic.


Austria[edit]

A[edit]

Admont Abbey

B[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

  • Fiecht Abbey, see St. Georgenberg-Fiecht Abbey

G[edit]

Göttweig Abbey

H[edit]

Heiligenkreuz Abbey

I[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

Lambach Abbey

M[edit]

Melk Abbey

N[edit]

O[edit]

Ossiach Abbey

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

St Georgenberg-Fiecht Abbey
St. Paul's Abbey in the Lavanttal
Seitenstetten Abbey

T[edit]

V[edit]

Vienna, Schottenstift

W[edit]

Wilhering Abbey

Z[edit]

Formerly in Austria[edit]

South Tyrol, Italy[edit]

Innichen Abbey

This area became part of Italy after the end of World War I.[7]


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ situated very close to the border with Germany, and now used as student accommodation for the University of Passau
  2. ^ the former Camaldolese church, now the St. Josefskirche, remains
  3. ^ aka Steyler Missionaries
  4. ^ now known as Schloss Pöllau
  5. ^ a re-foundation of an earlier Benedictine monastery, Traunsee Abbey, nearby but not on the same site, possibly located at Altmünster
  6. ^ Mehrerau Abbey was a Benedictine monastery dissolved when this part of Austria was transferred to Bavaria in 1806; after the territory had been returned to Austria, the empty premises were re-settled in 1854 by the Cistercian community of Wettingen Abbey in Switzerland, who had been expelled from their original home by the government of the Canton of Aargau in 1841
  7. ^ occupied in 1918, formally annexed in 1920
  8. ^ the community was expelled by the government of the Canton of Aargau from its original home at Muri Abbey in Switzerland in 1841, and re-settled in 1845 at the deserted monastery in Gries, then in Austria

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