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Religious orders and congregations, Page 6


Blessed Andrea Longhin, Capuchin monk, bishop. He looks like a saint from pictures.

Cistercian abbess

The Cistercian abbess holding a beautiful crosier with attached veil called pannisellus, velum or sudarium.


The procession from the sacristy to the altar before the celebration of the Low Mass in the Franciscan church in Lima, Peru.

A Benedictine abbess

The Benedictine abbess of the monastery of St. Walburga in Eichstätt wearing gloves and pectoral cross, with a crosier in her hand on which …

Franciscan archbishop

The archbishop of Belgrade, Ivan Rodić O.F.M., in a Franciscan cappa magna and, what is really interesting, in a pallium. And it …

Dominican rite

First Holy Mass in the Dominican Rite. On the left side one can see the fan (flabellum), one of two used during …

Whom, oh whom?

A Carthusian monk in a habit and a cloak keeps wondering whom all of it bothered :)

Choirous abbot

An abbot of one of the abbeys belonging to the Olivetan Benedictine Congregation in a mantelletta and a mozzetta (naturally with a …

Abbot Pennings

Fr. Bernard Pennings O.Praem., Abbot of St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere, Wisconsin, in a winter cappa magna [picture from Norbertine Vocations].

Abp. Lefebvre

Apostolic Delegate for the French-speaking Africa, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre C.S.Sp., during a visit to Madagascar. While holding his office, he strove to …