Friday, November 02, 2007

All Souls... at Heiligenkreuz Abbey, Austria

One of the Cistercian monks at Heiligenkreuz Abbey in Austria sent me the following pictures from their monastery today. Delightful to see the black chasuables (yes, plural, for this community uses the modern Roman rite in a distinct spirit of liturgical continuity), cope and dalmatic in use while the graves of their deceased monastic brethren are sprinkled with holy water outside the Abbey Church:

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