Klosterneuburg Monastery and the Order of the Augustinian Canons

History

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In an eventful history spanning nine centuries, Klosterneuburg Monastery has developed into a religious, pastoral, scientific, cultural and economic centre

Order

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The Order of the Augustinian Canons goes back to Saint Augustine, who as Bishop of Hippo Regius (located in what is now Algeria) in the early 5th century.

Canonry

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The Canonry of Klosterneuburg Monastery has about 50 members from Austria, Germany, Norway, Island, Polen, Romania, the United States of America and Vietnam.

Vocation

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Since its foundation in the 12th century, Klosterneuburg Monastery has had a multitude of vocations fulfilled by the canons and the staff in a variety of areas.

Culture and Art

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In all of their activities, the Augustinian Canons at Klosterneuburg Monastery have been committed to art and culture.