Cistercian Nuns

Religious Vocations

 

“Growth in love does not happen without difficulties. Because man is burdened by sin and its consequences, he cannot follow the way of love of Christ without struggle, purification, renunciation and self-denial. He must completely re-orient himself and convert to Jesus throughout his entire life.”  

 

Spiritual Foundations

Constitutions Meherau Congregation

Cistercian Order

 

“It’s not a matter of self-torture or of producing special achievements of self-assertion, but rather we let go of ourselves, to become interiorly free and so available for the call of God.”

 

St Bernard of  Clairvaux

The Crucified Christ and St Bernard

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