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- Friaries were occupied by friars, abbeys were headed by abbots, priories by priors.
- There was a boom in the building of castles, abbeys, and priories.
- Aelred, a friend and follower of St. Bernard, defined holy friendship for the monks of his abbey.
- Some of the monks leave the abbey to serve mass, speak at other religious communities, and to collect materials for the workshops.
- Whether they were to serve the purposes of missionaries, monks, or emperors these manuscripts were mostly produced in the scriptoria or cloisters of abbeys and monasteries.
- He gained greater freedom in 1867 when the monastery was made an abbey and he was appointed abbot as well as a local bishop.
- And so it came about that it was Norman monks who established the abbey.
- They prayed for everyone in the abbey and the community at large.
- The monasteries and abbeys were the basis of church life.
- He has traveled around the world recruiting for his abbey's Catholic seminary.
- The abbey was founded in 1132 and monks lived in it for 400 years until Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries.
- A native and monk of Sherborne, Stephen joined the abbey of Molesme near Dijon.
- He has attended several retreats at the abbey, run by the Catholic order of Benedictine monks.
- It has a long and glorious history - the earliest chandeliers date to before the Reformation, when they could be found in the cavernous interiors of medieval churches and abbeys across Europe.
- A few years after, and probably in response to, the foundation of the abbey, this church became an Augustinian priory.
- Iona, and its subordinate abbeys, accepted the Roman Church early in the eighth century, but the Scottish Church did not conform entirely.
- The Benedictine abbey is long gone but the eleventh-century church remains, and is one of the finest survivors of the Romanesque in France.
- Æthelbald, king of Mercia, had a church built over his tomb, which later became the abbey of Crowland.
- Before it was a cathedral, back in medieval times, it was an abbey, Gerrie explains.
- The abbey and college are also Ryedale's second largest employer and trustees are asking planners to consider the benefits to the local economy.