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Special news

  • Monastic Life

    Newsletter, October 2016

  • Norcia

    We have a safe and worthy little chapel to offer the Holy Mass in private (the St. Bartholomew Chapel, named after the saint on whose feast the earthquake occurred).

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  • Monastic Formators’ Programme 2017

    19 March 2017 (arrival) – to 16 th June 2017 (departure)
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OSB news

  • Neresheim Abbey Keeps the Money
    The high court in Stuttgart found no evidence supporting claims against the mysterious legacy left by former, deceased abbot, Norbert Stossell OSB.
  • Abbot Primate Appoints Prior for Norcia
    Abbot Primate Gregory Polan OSB appointed Fr. Benedict Nivakoff OSB, 67, to succeed Prior Cassian Folsom OSB, 61, founder of Norcia monastery, 22...
  • New Abbot for Conception Abbey
    The chapter of monks of Conception Abbey, MO, elected Abbot Benedict Neenan OSB, 67, as their tenth abbot, 22 Nov. 2016.

OCSO news

Formation Newsletter

The Newsletter n° 11 of the Central Secretary for Formation can be obtained from the Internet under the heading: “Formation/Newsletter” : http://www.ocso.org/category/newsletter/


On December 4, 2016, Brother Robertus Winaryo and Brother Ignatius Budi Martono made solemn profession at the monastery of Rawaseneng (Indonesia).

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OCIST news

Course of Monastic Formation Of the Cistercian Order

An Institute Of the Pontifical Atheneum of Saint Anselm in Rome: August 24 - September 23, 2016


New Procurator General

October 13, 2015

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