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This is a list, as yet incomplete, of Christian religious houses, both extant and dissolved, in Belgium, for both men and women. All listed so far are Roman Catholic.


Contents
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Saint-Hubert

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  • Ypres (West Flanders):
    • Irish Ladies (Abbaye des Dames irlandaises d'Ypres): Irish Benedictine nuns in exile
    • St. John au Mont Abbey (Abbaye Saint-Jean-au-Mont d'Ypres): Benedictine monks

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Notes

  1. 1244-1797
  2. the premises now accommodate the Centre de perfectionnement aux métiers du patrimoine and the Maison du tourisme Hesbaye et Meuse [1]
  3. 3: Old Saint Elisabeth, New Saint Elisabeth in Sint-Amandsberg and Our Lady Ter Hooyen
  4. 4.0 4.1 2: Large and Small
  5. 1461-
  6. "Good Hope Abbey"
  7. 919-?
  8. 1148-?
  9. there are ruins nearby of a earlier monastery, of which nothing is known
  10. 1010-1796
  11. dedicated at first to Saint Peter, after 1175 to Saint Adrian
  12. founded as a Francophone house, Mont César Abbey; became Flemish-speaking with its name in the Dutch form Keizersberg in 1968 in connection with language reforms in the University of Leuven, formerly University of Louvain
  13. 1095-1798; 1933-, used as a retreat centre etc by various Roman Catholic orders
  14. 654-1796
  15. administered together with Stavelot Abbey as the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy
  16. 685-?
  17. first community of Dominican friars, 1603 to 1797; premises acquired 1836 by the community of St. Bernard's Abbey, Hemiksem, who resettled here
  18. fdd 1243 at Lier, moved to Hemiksem 1246
  19. closed 2006; nuns moved to Ermeton
  20. 810-1610
  21. together with Malmedy Abbey formed the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy]]
  22. 1146-1796
  23. revival of the former community at Stavelot
  24. 1329-1796

References

  • Berlière, U., 1955-92 (revised edition). Monasticon Belge (7 vols, first published 1890). Bruges.
  • Cottineau, L., 1939-70: Répertoire topo-bibliographique des abbayes et prieurés (3 vols). Mâcon.
  • d'Haenens, Albert, 1971: Abbayes de Belgiques. Groupe Clio 70: Brussels.
  • Michel, E., 1923: Abbayes et monastères de Belgique. Brussels.

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