List of Christian monasteries in Belgium

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This is a list, as yet incomplete, of Christian religious houses, both extant and dissolved, in Belgium, for both men and women. All listed so far are Roman Catholic.


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The Abbaye de Marche-les-Dames or Abbaye de Notre-Dame du Vivier at Marche-les-Dames (fr) (Namur)

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  • Ypres (West Flanders):
    • Irish Ladies (Abbaye des Dames irlandaises d'Ypres): Irish Benedictine nuns in exile
    • St. John au Mont Abbey (Abbaye Saint-Jean-au-Mont d'Ypres): Benedictine monks

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  1. ^ "Achelse Kluis". Achelse Kluis. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Good Hope Abbey"
  4. ^ "brialmont.be". brialmont.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  5. ^ 1148-?
  6. ^ "monasterechevetogne.com". monasterechevetogne.com. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  7. ^ "ermeton.be". ermeton.be. 2014-01-21. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  8. ^ 1010-1796
  9. ^ dedicated at first to Saint Peter, after 1175 to Saint Adrian
  10. ^ founded as a Francophone house, Mont César Abbey; became Flemish-speaking with its name in the Dutch form Keizersberg in 1968 in connection with language reforms in the University of Leuven, formerly University of Louvain
  11. ^ 1095-1798; 1933-, used as a retreat centre etc by various Roman Catholic orders
  12. ^ 654-1796
  13. ^ 685-?
  14. ^ "église de Marche-les-Dames". Users.belgacom.net. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  15. ^ "Maison Notre-Dame - Madonna House - Marche-les-Dames, Belgium". Madonna House. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  16. ^ "Maredret - Abbaye de Maredret". Maredret.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  17. ^ "maredsous.be". maredsous.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  18. ^ "abbayedenizelles.be". abbayedenizelles.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  19. ^ "orval.be". orval.be. 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  20. ^ Maidez (2005-11-15). "Abbaye de La Ramée". Ramee.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  21. ^ "trappistes-rochefort.com". trappistes-rochefort.com. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  22. ^ "sint-andriesabdij.org". sint-andriesabdij.org. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  23. ^ first community of Dominican friars, 1603 to 1797; premises acquired 1836 by the community of St. Bernard's Abbey, Hemiksem, who resettled here
  24. ^ fdd 1243 at Lier, moved to Hemiksem 1246
  25. ^ closed 2006; nuns moved to Ermeton
  26. ^ 810-1610
  27. ^ "scourmont.be". scourmont.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  28. ^ "abbayedestavelot.be" (in French). abbayedestavelot.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  29. ^ "evolutionbuilder.com". evolutionbuilder.com. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  30. ^ 1146-1796
  31. ^ revival of the former community at Stavelot
  32. ^ "L’Abbaye Notre-Dame Du Sacré-Cœur De Westmalle". Trappistwestmalle.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  33. ^ "L'Abbaye de Saint-Sixte &#224 Westvleteren". Sintsixtus.be. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  34. ^ 1329-1796

References[edit]

  • Berlière, U., 1955-92 (revised edition). Monasticon Belge (7 vols, first published 1890). Bruges.
  • Cottineau, L., 1939-70: Répertoire topo-bibliographique des abbayes et prieurés (3 vols). Mâcon.
  • d'Haenens, Albert, 1971: Abbayes de Belgiques. Groupe Clio 70: Brussels.
  • Michel, E., 1923: Abbayes et monastères de Belgique. Brussels.