Monastery-Blog
General
15.12.2016

A Blessing for Advent and Christmas

At Christmas, we celebrate the love of God that sustains us at all times.

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General
01.06.2016

Alexian brothers hold their Provincial Chapter

The Provincial Chapter of the congregation was opened by the Alexian brothers singing the Hymnus de Spiritu Sancto.

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General
19.05.2016

General Chapter 2016 in Kleve/Germany

The General Chapter of the Alexian Brotherhood took place from 7 to 13 May. Brothers from Ireland, England, the USA, the Philippines, Hungary and Germany met at the Catholic training and conference centre of Wasserburg in...[more]


General
27.04.2016

Prayer Novena for General Chapter

Dear friends of the Alexian Brotherhood, the General Chapter of our order will take place from 7 to 13 May 2016.

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General
18.04.2016

Last preparations for General Chapter in May 2016

The Alexian brothers are getting ready for the General Chapter to take place in May 2016. Every six years, delegates of the provinces of the order meet for a week to discuss matters concerning the fu-ture of the religious...[more]


General
24.03.2016

Easter 2016

In our Church, we celebrate Easter until Pentecost. This fifty-day period of Easterly joy is always welcome.

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General
11.02.2016

Lent – just an outdated tradition?

Lent is not about following a diet dictated by the Church. It is an ancient Christian tradition, marking a time of repentance and fasting, in preparation of the coming of Easter, lasting forty days. Lent begins just after the...[more]


General
01.12.2015

Important step in the life of Brother Damian

Testing times - times of important decisions: Brother Damian's civil name is Jürgen Erich Fach. He was 53 years of age when he entered...[more]


General
28.11.2015

Christmas is coming

We are looking forward to the weeks of Advent. Soon, we will light the candles on our Advent wreath, decorate the tree and enjoy that very special scent of the Christmas markets. The weeks up to Christmas are also a very...[more]


General
24.07.2015

Community is what it is all about

Bruder Michael in der Klosterkapelle in Münster

Whereever a helping hand is needed, brother Michael steps in. That is just the way he is. Brother Michael who recently celebrated his 76th birthday looks back over an exciting life dedicated to people in need. 

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