Mount Saint Benedict
|Abbey of Our Lady of Exile|
Mount St Benedict
|Location||St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Affiliation||Roman Catholic Church|
Mount Saint Benedict, or the Abbey of Our Lady of Exile, is a Benedictine abbey located in northern Trinidad. It was founded in October 1912 by an order of monks from Brazil, after the Order of St Benedict of Italy.
The Abbey complex consists of several buildings, among them a church, a monastery, a seminary, a yoghurt factory, a drug rehab centre, and Pax Guest House. The whole complex is situated high in the Northern Range, north of St. Augustine/Tunapuna. It is visible for miles around, with its landmark tower and distinctive red-roofed buildings.
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