Known from the Doomsday Book to have been Abbot in 1066. Juridical recourse for the community of Citeaux is constituted by the abbots of the four most senior houses of the Order … Many abbots did not accept his election. Others signalized themselves by their zeal for the restoration of discipline and by their reformatory tendencies: Edme I de la Croix (1585-1604), Nicholas II Boucherat (1604-25), Claude Vaussin (1643-70), John XII Petit (1670-92), Nicholas Larcher (1692-1712). Cistercian Abbots: Buckfast still followed the Rule of St. Benedict, as the Cistercians also live by that Rule. By Paul Zalonski on January 21, 2009 11:00 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) God of power and might, you have given us in your saints a living witness to religious perfection. Today, it belongs to the Trappists (also called the Cistercians of the Strict Observance). … Having lost all hope of saving his monastery, he begged Pius VI, 25 July, 1790, to transfer his powers to Dom Robert Schlecht, Abbot of Salmansweiler, a precaution which left life and hope to the other provinces. To the abbots of Citeaux, Morimond, and La Crête, that they should examine those suspected of heresy, along with the bishop of Metz. Knit together in the unity of the Holy Spirit, the blessed … From them comes the name … Tudor: occurs as abbot in 1303. The Abbé Joseph Rey, founder of the Brothers of St. Joseph, purchased it in 1846, established a colony for agricultural purposes there, and opened a school for the reception and education of young delinquents and abandoned children. On the Life and Excellent Conduct of the Most Reverend Fastrad, Abbot of Cîteaux 114 33. tr., Paris, 1884); Le Nain, Essai de l'histoire de Cîteaux (Paris, 1696-97); Paris, Nomasticon Cisterciense (Paris, 1669); Janauschek, Originum Cisterciensium (Vienna, 1897), I; L'Union Cistercienne (Hautecombe, 1892--); Menologe Cistercien, par un moine de Thymadeuc (Saint-Brieuc, 1898); Histoire abregee de l'Ordre de Cîteaux, par un moine de Thymadeuc (Saint-Brieuc, 1898). Exordia Sacri Ordinis Cisterciensis (Fr. Vol. Read Wikipedia in Modernized UI. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. Anian: occurs as abbot in June 1258. Guy d'Autun (1460-62), Hymbert Martin de Losne (1462-76), Jean IV de Cirey (1476-1501) were the courageous defenders of the order against the practice of Commendam . The abbots of these houses were called the first four Fathers of the order, and the "Charter of Charity", work of St. Stephen, conferred upon them the right of visiting the Abbey of Cîteaux. He is now honored as a saint. In 1380, the Earl of Buckingham stayed at L'Aumône Abbey, a daughter house of Cîteaux located in the forest of Marchenoir whilst his army was quartered in the surrounding Forest.[8]. Login with Gmail. The abbey has about 35 members. This being the mother-abbey of the Cistercian Order, the abbot was recognized as head and superior general of the whole order. Henri (1304-16) and Jean IV de Martigny (1405-28) were illustrious for their knowledge in the ecumenical councils. ), 1998: This page was last edited on 27 December 2020, at 03:13. Alberic was a hermit in the forest of Collan in France who, along with five other hermits, invited Abbot Robert of Molesme to begin a new monastery with them that would operate under the Rule of St. Benedict. The abbey has about 35 members. While no single person is considered the founder of the Cistercian Order, the shape of Cistercian thought and its rapid growth in the 12th century were certainly due in some part to Harding's leadership. … Stephen Harding served Cîteaux Abbey as abbot for twenty-five years. Ecclesiastical approbation. . Popes and kings bestowed many honours and privileges upon Cîteaux. The Exordium … Today this confirmation is required before the abbot general can exercise his powers. Schooled in their principles and observances, may we, too, strive to show that same faith and live in our lives. St. Angela Merici, Virgin - Optional Memorial †2012 Fr Donald Walople. Initially, these meetings included only the abbots of Cîteaux, La Ferté, Pontigny, Morimund, and Clairvaux, but as the Cistercian Order expanded, so did General Chapter attendance. My email address is webmaster at newadvent.org. Claude Vaussin's election was rejected by the Reform movement; yet after his election had been investigated and repeated, Vaussin emerged on 10 May 1645 once again as the Abbot of Cîteaux and therefore Abbot General. Life. Quiet Moment. Login with Facebook Cîteaux was then an important center of Christianity. This being the mother-abbey of the Cistercian Order, the abbot was recognized as head and superior general of the whole order. 86 Following the precedent of Cîteaux and Clairvaux, the chapter house was the normal location for the burial of Cistercian abbots, a location specified by a decree of the General Chapter in 1180; see Gajewski, ‘Burial, Cult and Construction’ (as n. 22), 72–73. The second abbot was Saint Alberic, and the third abbot Saint Stephen Harding, who wrote the Carta Caritatis that described the organisation of the order. St. Stephen held the first general chapter of his Order in 1116; the second in 1119. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, who would later be proclaimed Doctor of the Church, was a monk of Cîteaux Abbey and left it in 1115 to found Clairvaux Abbey, of which he was the first abbot. He was Abbot when Buckfast was affiliated to the Abbey of Citeaux (Cistercian). Henri (1304-16) and Jean IV de Martigny (1405-28) were illustrious for their knowledge in the ecumenical councils. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool (open in summer), massage rooms or cycle the lanes … 30 St. Mutien-Marie Wiaux, Religious - Optional Memorial †1863 Cand Charles Kinslaw … of La Ferte, Pontigni, Clairvaux, and Morimond, to visit every year, in person, the abbey of Citeaux, (c. 8,) and to take care of its administration upon the death of an abbot, and assemble the abbots of the filiations of Citeaux, and some others, to choose a new … A small stream of water which overflowed its banks formed there a marsh covered with rushes and coarse grass called in the language of the country cistels, whence the name Cistell or Cîteaux (Latin Cistercium). Six abbots of Cîteaux were honoured with the Roman purple. This article was transcribed for New Advent by Larry Trippett. EMBED (for wordpress.com hosted blogs and archive.org item tags) Want more? 28 St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor - Memorial †1941 Obl Matthew Brewer. Ieuan … 3. In 1698, the abbey only had 72 professed monks. New York: Robert Appleton Company. (eds. In company with the abbots of Cîteaux and Clairvaux, and many other French prelates, he sailed from Nice to Genoa in 1241, and was thence carried by a Genoese fleet to attend the council which the pope proposed to hold at Rome. The Decree of Pope Callistus 111 31. In the late 11 th century a restless spirit was sweeping Europe. Robert, Alberic and Stephen, Abbots of Citeaux - Optional Memorial. In 1898, the remains of the abbey were bought back and repopulated by Trappists. The abbots of these houses were called the first four Fathers of the order, and the “Charter of Charity”, work of St. Stephen, conferred upon them the right of visiting the Abbey of Citeaux. As C. H. Lawrence puts it, folks were “seeking an outlet in new forms of religious organization. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03792a.htm. 1993: The abbot general will act in everything as father immediate to the community of Citeaux. 8.) But its past glory and the regularity which still existed at the end of the eighteenth century could not save Cîteaux. On 4 May, 1791, the abbey was sold for the first time as national property. In this latter he published several statutes, called the Charte of Charity, confirmed the same year by Calixtus II. Popes and kings bestowed many honours and privileges upon Cîteaux. Gildas, M. (1908). [6], The monastery produced the illuminated manuscript now known as the Cîteaux Moralia in Job in the year 1111.[7]. The site was wooded and swampy, in a sparsely populated area. The holy abbots Robert of Molesme, Alberic and Stephen Harding gave the Benedictine tradition a particular form when in 1098 they built the New Monastery of Cîteaux, the Mother of us all, and founded the Cistercian Order. The name of Cîteaux, which this place formerly bore, soon supplanted that of Novum Monasterium, by which it is called in the "Exordium Cisterciensis Ordinis". [3] They were led by Saint Robert of Molesme,[4] who became the first abbot. Alberic of Cîteaux (died 26 January 1109), sometimes known as Aubrey of Cîteaux, was a French monk and abbot, one of the founders of the Cistercian Order. The abbots of these houses were called the first four Fathers of the order, and the "Charter of Charity", work of St. Stephen, conferred upon them the right of visiting the Abbey of Cîteaux. Abbess Rule of … The office … This is my homily from January 27, the feast of the Abbots of Citeaux. St. Robert built the first monastery of the Cistercian Order, which he named Novum Monasterium (new monastery), to distinguish it from the monastery of Molesme from which he and his brethren had come. The sixty-second and last abbot was Dom Francis Trouve (1748-90). 1990: Until the next general chapter, the abbot general, after having consulted the brothers of Citeaux, would designate three abbots from outside the filiation to act together as juridical recourse. Theories include a derivation from cis tertium [lapidem miliarium], "this side of the third [milestone]" of the Roman road connecting Langres and Chalons sur Saône,[5] or alternatively from cisternae "cisterns", which in Middle Latin could refer to stagnant pools of a swamp. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. The Duke of Burgundy, Eudes I, touched by the holy life of the monks of Cîteaux, encouraged the work and took upon himself the obligation of defraying all the expenses. Life of St. Stephen Harding: Abbot of Citeaux and Founder of the Cistercian Order Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Eustace first mentioned in 1143 in a Totnes Deed. … The abbot of Cîteaux was also ipso facto prime counsellor (primus consiliarius natus) in the Parliament of Burgundy. These definitors, numbering about 25, were the Abbot of Cîteaux and the first 4 Fathers: the abbots of La Ferté, Pontigny, Clairvaux and Morimont, plus 4 definitors elected in each line of filiation. abbots Archabbot abbacy. In many cases they had exercised it in other ways, for example delegating their authority to a group of "definitors" to solve problems that the Chapter did not … Six abbots of Cîteaux were honoured with the Roman purple. Cîteaux Abbey was founded in 1098 by a group of monks from Molesme Abbey, seeking to follow more closely the Rule of St. Benedict, under the leadership of Saint Robert of Molesme, who became the first abbot, Saint Alberic, the second abbot, and Saint Stephen Harding the third abbot, who wrote the Carta Caritatis, that described the organisation of the order. About 1125, Saint Stephen established the nuns' monastery of "Tart", as Cîteaux's own daughter-house, entrusted to the pastoral care of the abbot of this monastery. Popes and kings bestowed many honours and privileges upon Cîteaux. It is remarkable, however, that with the exception of one lay brother, none of the religious of Cîteaux accepted the pension of the State. Gildas, Marie. Cîteaux has been a nursery of saints and illustrious personages. In the councils he sat immediately after the bishops and had the same honours and prerogatives. Maredwt: occurs as abbot in July 1278 and September 1281. Cîteaux Abbey (French: Abbaye de Cîteaux [abe.i də sito]) is a Catholic abbey located in Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux, south of Dijon, France. Abbots who lived near Cîteaux … In December, 1841, it was sold to an Englishman, Arthur Young, a disciple of Fourier, for the purpose of establishing there a phalanstery, which, however, failed completely in 1846. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York. Holy_Abbots_of_Citeaux. In 1244, King Louis IX of France (Saint Louis) and his mother Blanche of Castile visited the abbey. Cîteaux Abbey was founded on Saint Benedict's Day, 21 March 1098,[2] by a group of monks from Molesme Abbey seeking to follow more closely the Rule of St. Benedict. He was regarded as the first of the abbots, "the abbot of the abbots". Under St. Alberic's successor, St. Stephen Harding, the number of subjects was increased by the arrival of St. Bernard and his thirty companions, all young noblemen of Burgundy, and the order commenced to send out colonies. The Abbatial Election at Citeaux in 1625 - Volume 39 Issue 1 - Louis J. Lekai This being the mother-abbey of the Cistercian Order, the abbot was recognized as head and superior general of the whole order. Please help support the mission of New Advent and get the full contents of this website as an instant download. Previous. Saint Bernard would also be influential in the subsequent rapid growth of the Cistercian order. In 1791, during the French Revolution, the abbey was seized and sold by the government. St Robert was elected Abbot of Cîteaux, but, recalled to Molesme a year afterwards, he was succeeded by St. Alberic, who gave the monks the white habit and placed the monastery immediately under the protection of the Holy See. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. In the beginning of the 16th century, the abbey was a strong community of about 200 members. DAILY READINGS. Reading 1 IS 61:1-2A, 10-11 The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring glad tidings to the … Abbots from across the Order met annually at Cîteaux for General Chapter meetings to discuss important matters, introduce new rules and regulations, and handle disciplinary issues. Lambert (1155-61), Gilbert (1163-67), Alexander (1168-75), and Arnaud I (1201-12) are recognized for the eminent services rendered to the popes and to the kings. ST. LUCY – Those whose hearts are pure … Catholic Digest Dec 13, 2020 0. November 1, 1908. It took almost four years before Vaussin received confirmation from the Holy See and the King of France, finally allowing him to take office in … They did not live permanently at Cîteaux. This article was transcribed for New Advent by Larry Trippett. He caused afterwards a collection of sacred ceremonies and … MLA citation. The abbots of these houses were called the first four Fathers of the order, and the "Charter of Charity", work of St. Stephen, conferred upon them the right of visiting the Abbey of Cîteaux. Alberic was a hermit in the forest of Collan in France who, along with five other hermits, invited Abbot Robert of Molesme to begin a new monastery with them that would operate under the Rule of St. Benedict. A list of the known abbots of Conwy (Aberconwy and Maenan) Unnamed abbot: in 1216 an unnamed abbot of Aberconwy was excused from attending the annual General Chapter at Cîteaux given his infirmity. The Abbey was supported by Renaud, Vicomte de Beaune, and Odo I, Duke of Burgundy. and appoints the four first abbots of the Order, viz. Popes and kings bestowed many honours and privileges upon Cîteaux. Dom Trouvé died 27 April, 1797. Here, in a place unknown to men and hitherto inhabited only by wild beasts, St. Robert and his companions, to the number of twenty-one, placed the foundations of the Order of Cîteaux, and commenced the literal observance of the Rule of St. Benedict. The assemblies of abbots, sometimes made in the reigns of Charlemagne and Louis le Debonnaire, &c., were kinds of extraordinary synods, not regular chapters. By the beginning of the 13th century the order had more than 500 houses. [1] It is notable for being the original house of the Cistercian order. As one of the richer abbeys, it … Abbots of Conwy . Juridical recourse for the community of Citeaux is constituted by the abbots of the four most senior houses of the Order … Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. The toponym predates the abbey, but its origin is uncertain. La Ferté (Fermitas), in the Diocese of Châlons (today of Autun), Pontigny (Pontiniacum) in the Diocese of Auxerre, Clairvaux (Claravallis), in the Diocese of Langres (today of Troyes), and Morimond (Morimundus), in the same Diocese of Langres, were the first four daughters of Cîteaux, which, in their turn, gave birth to many monasteries. The new monastery was inaugurated on the feast of St. Benedict, 21 March, 1098. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03792a.htm. Initially, these meetings included only the abbots of Cîteaux, La Ferté, Pontigny, Morimund, and Clairvaux, but as the Cistercian Order expanded, so did General Chapter attendance. Guy d'Autun (1460-62), Hymbert Martin de Losne (1462-76), Jean IV de Cirey (1476-1501) were the courageous defenders of the order against the practice of Commendam. Benedictine Abbots: Alwin (Aelwinus) first mentioned as having attended Shire-mote in Exeter in about 1040. The Catholic Encyclopedia. No_Favorite. The Dukes of Burgundy subsequently used it as their dynastic place of burial. Contact information. Discretion should be preserved, and careful consideration should be employed, by the prelates of the Church in fostering virtues and rooting out vices, so that they are neither harmed either by a thicket of thorns growing … 29 St. Gildas the Wise, Abbot - Optional Memorial †1916 Fr Maurice Wagner †1948 Fr Eugene Spiess. 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The abbots had seen in the Charter of Charity that as soon as Citeaux had made a few foundations, the abbots of the various monasteries had assumed a collective responsibility for the whole Order and had exercised it every year at the General Chapter. Abbots from the Apostolic See 109 30. They are also known as Bernardines, after the highly influential Bernard of Clairvaux (though that term is also used of one of the Franciscan Orders in Poland and Lithuania); or as White Monks, in reference to the colour of the "cuculla" or white choir robe worn by the Cistercians over … As head and superior general, he had the right, as he has today, to visit, either in person or by his delegate, all the monasteries of the order, and during the visit to exercise all jurisdictional powers. The monks of Cîteaux created the vineyards of Clos-Vougeot and Romanée, the most celebrated of Burgundy. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1908. [year needed] The monks produce a cheese branded under the abbey's name, as well as caramels and honey-based candies. During the Hundred Years' War, the monastery was pillaged in 1360 (when the monks sought refuge in Dijon), 1365, 1434 and 1438. (Lateran, fifth day before the Ides of December.) The editor of New Advent is Kevin Knight. François Trouvé, abbé de Cîteaux (1748-).jpg 1,963 × 2,615; 1.75 MB The abbey was badly hit by the French Wars of Religion. Nihil Obstat. Media in category "Abbots of Cîteaux" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. The Abbots of the Cistercian Abbey of Bordesley The Cistercian Abbey of Bordesley was founded in 1138 by monks from Garendon Abbey in Leicestershire. APA citation. This being the mother-abbey of the Cistercian Order, the abbot was recognized as head and superior general of the whole order. Today the abbot is elected by the general chapter, the religious of Cîteaux not participating. The office was … Imprimatur. The great church of Cîteaux Abbey, begun in around 1140, was completed in 1193. 1993: The abbot general will act in everything as father immediate to the community of Citeaux. The chateau, member of the chain Grandes Etapes Françaises (Great French Stopovers), offers you various activities. Abbots from across the Order met annually at Cîteaux for General Chapter meetings to discuss important matters, introduce new rules and regulations, and handle disciplinary issues. Plouvier, M. and Saint-Denis, A. 1993: The abbot general will act in everything as father immediate to the community of Citeaux. . Evidence showing that the chapter house was the usual location for Cistercian abbatial burials until the mid-13th century is outlined and … [year needed] The monks produce a cheese branded under the abbey's name, … "Abbey of Cîteaux." Although it never achieved the size and standing of Rievaulx or Fountains, it was one of the larger Cistercian abbeys, even though it was near strong Benedictine abbeys at Worcester, Malvern, Evesham and Pershore. The fleet of King Enzio attacked the Genoese ships on 3 May, and Stephen would have fallen into the hands of the enemy had he not been saved by the valour of his brother, John … Popes and kings bestowed many honors and privileges upon Citeaux. EMBED. In 1791, the abbey, which possessed 9800 acres of land, was sold for 862,000 pounds, and this money was used in turn for various purposes. The colony was suppressed in 1889, and on 2 October, 1898, the Order of Reformed Cistercians took possession again of Cîteaux, and Dom Sebastien Wyart became the sixty-third abbot, after an interruption of 107 years. Abbey of Cîteaux. Regrettably, I can't reply to every letter, but I greatly appreciate your feedback — especially notifications about typographical errors and inappropriate ads. Third Sunday of Advent. Cîteaux Abbey (French: Abbaye de Cîteaux [abe.i də sito]) is a Catholic abbey located in Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux, south of Dijon, France. The abbots of these houses were called the first four Fathers of the order, and the "Charter of Charity", work of St. Stephen, conferred upon them the right of visiting the Abbey of Cîteaux. Insisting on simplicity in all aspects of monastic life, he was largely responsible for the severity of Cistercian architecture and the simple … Alberic of Cîteaux (died 26 January 1109), sometimes known as Aubrey of Cîteaux, was a French monk and abbot, one of the founders of the Cistercian Order. Popes and kings bestowed many honours and privileges upon Cîteaux. 1990: Until the next general chapter, the abbot general, after having consulted the brothers of Citeaux, would designate three abbots from outside the filiation to act together as juridical recourse. Transcription. The office was elective, the … The office was elective, the incumbent to be chosen only from among the religious of the order, and only by the religious of the house of Cîteaux. How, by the Spirit, the Blessed Father Stephen Was Aware of the Unworthiness of His Successor and about Stephen’s Precious Death 113 32. QUIET MOMENT. These prepared the questions for the General Chapter, marked out the boundaries of the issues, defined issues, and proposed solutions for them. the abbots of citeaux: lovers of the swamp . Juridical recourse for the community of Citeaux is constituted by the abbots of the four most senior houses of the Order … Abbots who lived near Cîteaux … Saints Robert, Alberic and Stephen, the holy abbots of Citeaux. The domain in which Cîteaux was situated belonged to Raynald, Viscount of Beaune, who, with his wife Hodierna, gave it voluntarily to God and the Virgin Mary. The abbey then slowly declined for the next century. Close to the Château of Clos de Vougeot, the Château de Gilly, an old residence of the abbots of Cîteaux, has never lost its authenticity with its buildings from the 14th and 17th c. and French gardens. He was succeeded (Oct., 1904) by Dom Augustin Marre, Abbot Igny, titular Bishop of Constance, and General of the Order of Reformed Cistercians, who, having his residence at Rome, appointed for the government of Cîteaux an auxiliary, Dom Robert Lescand, titular Abbot of Saint-Aubin and Prior of the house of Cîteaux. Founded in 1098 by St. Robert, Abbot of Molesme, in a deserted and uninhabited part of the Diocese of Châlons-sur Saône, today the Diocese of Dijon (Côte-d'Or, France), from which city it is four leagues distant. Today, it belongs to the Trappists (also called the Cistercians of the Strict Observance). As you can see, I’ve really been on a roll with this fortress vs. ecosystem image, but this goes right along with the homily for Scholastica. Return to "Ten saints every worrier should know" Holy_Abbots_of_Citeaux. 1990: Until the next general chapter, the abbot general, after having consulted the brothers of Citeaux, would designate three abbots from outside the filiation to act together as juridical recourse. The Cistercians officially the Order of Cistercians (Latin: (Sacer) Ordo Cisterciensis, abbreviated as OCist or SOCist), are a Catholic religious order of monks and nuns that branched off from the Benedictines and follow the Rule of Saint Benedict. It is notable for being the original house of the Cistercian order. From St. Robert to Blessed Guy III, twenty-three abbots are venerated in the order as saints and blessed. The abbots of these houses were called the first four Fathers of the order, and the “Charter of Charity”, work of St. Stephen, conferred upon them the right of visiting the Abbey of Cîteaux. Stephen orders other abbots to perform every year the visitation of all the houses subject to them, (c. 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