name

Notre Dame de la Plaine

        mother house of 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernardine Cistercians of Esquermes

(The Monasteries of the Bernardines

of Esquermes are not autonomous

and have a system of central

government, based at the Mother

House)

                  latin name

                  founded in

1948

               inhabited by

nuns

                 founded by

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bernardines of Esquermes were

founded in Esquermes, a suburb of

Lille in 1827.Cistercian Abbeys which

were dissolved in the French

Revolution (1789):

   Notre Dame d’Annay  (f. 1196)

   Notre Dame de la Woestine (f. 1217)

   Notre Dame des Près, Douai, (f. 1221)

Historical and political reasons caused

the Mother House to be transferred

several times. Before La Plaine, the

Mother House was at Armentières, France.

        daughter abbeys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monastère Stella Maris, Mikkabi Japon

Monastère Notre Dame du Lac,

   Goma, RDC 

Monastère Notre Dame des Petites Roches

   (St Bernard du Touvet, France)              

Monastery of Our Lady of Hyning,

   Carnforth, UK

Monastère Notre Dame de Bafor,

   Diebougou, Burkina Faso

Monast. of Our Lady and St Bernard,

   Brownshill, UK

                affiliated to

 

Ordo monialium cist. Bernardinarum

de Esquermes

                        to visit

                      address

 

 

 

Monastère Notre Dame de la Plaine

287, Avenue de Lattre de Tassigny

59350 St André

France

                         phone

[+33] (0)3 20 51 76 20

                             fax

[+33] (0)3 20 42 26 70

                          email

 

 

 

 

 

sistermaryhelen@bernardine.org  

(Prioress General)

stmbernardine@yahoo.fr   

(Local Prioress)                      

smndavoine@msn.com (Guest house)

nd.la.plaine@wanadoo.fr  (Community)

                      internet

www.bernardine.org/laplainee.html