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Dom Gueranger and Fontgombault

Canisius | 23 February, 2006 05:34

I had not realized before that Fontgombault is a branch house of Solesmes, which was founded by Gueranger. In other words, the monastery where my brothers-in-law have spent time learning about monasticism is basically a grandchild of Dom Gueranger. There's a lot more detail on that interesting fact HERE.

If I may point this out to any of my other brothers-in-law who may read this, the same site explains how one could join a fine Benedictine monastery in the United States.


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