cistercian cistercian  /sɪ ˈstɜr ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silence

News

  1. Sister was 2nd to nun

    MADRID — A nun believed to hold the world record of 86 years cloistered in a monastery has died in Spain.Sister Maria Romero, abbess of the Buenafuente del Sistal monastery northeast of Madrid, said yesterday that Sister Teresita Barajuen had died. She was 105.She entered the Cistercian monastery when...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. 'Longest-serving' cloistered nun dies in Spain

    MADRID — A nun believed to hold the world record of 86 years cloistered in a monastery has died in Spain. Sister Maria Romero, abbess of the Buenafuente del Sistal monastery northeast of Madrid said Wednesday that Sister Teresita Barajuen had died overnight. She was 105. She entered the Cistercian monastery when she was 19, the abbess said. Barajuen acknowledged in interviews that like many ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. 'Longest-serving' cloistered nun dies

    A nun believed to hold the world record of 86 years cloistered in a monastery has died in Spain, according to News.com.au. The site reports Sister Maria Romero, abbess of the Buenafuente del Sistal monastery northeast of Madrid, said on Wednesday that Sister Teresita Barajuen had died overnight. She was 105. She entered the Cistercian monastery when she was 19, according to News.com.au.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Oklahoman

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