Church and cloister – the two hubs of the monastery
Library and scriptorium – preservers of the cultural legacy
Education as the focal point of life
Abbot’s house and chapter house – how a monastery is organized
Refectory, dormitory and chapter house – everyday life in a
Monastery management - barn, granary, mill
Guest house and pilgrims’ lodge
The monastery garden
Born 1965, studied history, history of art and German philology
in Heidelberg. She is in charge of the archives and the library
of the Carpathian German Kulturwerk Slowakei e.V. in Karlsruhe.
Her research work focuses on medieval art and cultural history
as well as
Born 1964, studied history and German in Tübingen. He is deputy
editor-in-chief of the history magazine DAMALS. His numerous
publications deal with biographical and historical topics. He is
the editor of several illustrated volumes on cultural history.
Dr. theol. H. C. Odilo Lechner OSB
Born 1931, studied philosophy and theology in Munich.
A Benedictine monk since 1952. In 1964, he became the Abbot of
the St. Bonifaz monastery in Munich and its associated monastery
Odilo Lechner is still much in demand as a theological speaker
and is a popular author, who numbers the “Bayerische Poetentaler”
among his awards.
He was awarded an honorary doctor title by the University of
Munich for the impulses he gave to a theology of spirituality.
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