(Prague) The Czech Cistercian Abbey, Vyssi Brod -- Hohenfurth has become an old ritual community. The Holy Mass will be celebrated for the faithful in the ordinary as well as in the Immemorial Rite of the Mass. The Cloister community itself has returned to a traditional choir and praying of the Cistercian Liturgy of the Hours and celebrates the "classical" form of the Roman Rite as of 2011 in the Autumn. The restoration of the classical Office was supported by a collaboration with the Trappist Abbey of Mariawald. The life of the Monastic community begins at 4:15am with rising and ends at 7:15 pm (7:45 in Summer) with the lecture in the Rule of St. Benedict, the Collations, Compline and Salve Regina. After that, "strict nightly silence" is maintained.
Parts of the magnificent cloister may be viewed, this is valid for near the Abbey church and above all the impressive library and refectory. "To participate in the tour, decent clothing appropriate to the place is necessary,"as it says on the internet site of the Cloister.
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