Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Lagrasse

Who are we?

pape_francois_pere_abbeOur community was born in the 1970s. We are called “Canons Regular of the Mother of God” and received from the Holy See our status “of Pontifical right” under canon law in 1997.

In 2004, the community was installed in the abbey of Our Lady of Lagrasse, where we lead our life as a community of canons (a life of contemplation in personal prayer and liturgical worship, and of mission in the diocese of Carcassonne and throughout France), according to the Marian spirituality of St Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort and of St Maximilien-Marie Kolbe.

The community currently has 34 members. A community of sisters attached to it is based about 30km from the Abbey of Lagrasse, at the “Mater Dei” Monastery of Azille (Aude). Voir leur site.


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