photo: OCSO

                                      

                                                              

                           name

Sainte-Marie-du-Rivet / Le Rivet

                   latin name

Rivetum

                   founded in

9th century ?

            cistercian since

1189

                inhabited by

monks

                  founded by

Ponteaux

             primary abbey

Pontigny

          daughter abbeys

                 dissolved in

1791

              reinhabited in

1939

                inhabited by

nuns

                  affiliated to

Ordo Cisterciensis Strict. Observ.

               refounded by

Foundation of Maubec [Blauvac] at Blagnac in 1852; transferred to Rivet in 1939

        father immediate

Désert

                         to visit

                        address

 

 

Abbaye Sainte-Marie du Rivet

F - 33124 Auros

France

                          phone

[+33] (0) 5 56 65 05 30

                              fax

[+33] (0) 5 56 65 05 39

                          email

m.c.rivet@wanadoo.fr

                       internet

www.abbayesaintemariedurivet.com