Where do we come from?

Mosteiro de São Bento
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Capela do Santíssimo Sacramento | By Halley Pacheco de Oliveira – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

History

Founded : 1590 (from the São Sebastião em Salvador Archabbey)
Abbey : 1596
Restoration : 1907 (from the Beuron Congregation)
Territorial Abbey : 1907-1934; 1948-2003


Community

Abbot : Filipe Da Silva
Congregation : Brasilian
Monks : 34
Dependent houses : 1


Activity

Guest House, Liceu São Bento (since 1858); Faculty of Philosophy and Theology (from 1921); Lumen Christi Publishing House and Bookshop; Social work

Basilio da Silva

Student
Pontifical Gregorian University

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Mosteiro de São Bento web site

Photos used with permission of Dom Agostinho de Oliveira OSB

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