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A Cistercian Nun of Valley of Our Lady Monastery

Cistercian Nuns

Our History

 United under their

Charter of Charity,

the Cistercians embodied

the aspirations of their age.

The charism of Citeaux

began to change the

face of Europe;

by 1151 there were

 333 Cistercian monasteries.