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This is one of my first photos on the mini TE-meeting in Austria with Wolfgang Forcher (fritzi007)

Seckau Abbey (Abtei Seckau or Abtei Unserer Lieben Frau) is a Benedictine monastery in Seckau in Styria, Austria. The longest lasting of the western Catholic monastic orders, the Benedictine Order traces its origins to the adoption of the monastic life by St.
Seckau is a Marktgemeinde in the region of Styria, Austria. ... Styria (Steiermark in German, Štajerska in Slovenian) can refer to: Styria - a federal state of Austria Styria - an informal province in Slovenia Styria - a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire and crownland of Austria-Hungary This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise.

The monastery was founded by the Augustinian Canons, when an already existing monastery was moved to Seckau in 1142. This establishment was dissolved in 1782. The Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (died AD 430), are several Roman Catholic monastic orders and congregations of both men and women living according to a guide to religious life known as the Rule of Saint Augustine.

In 1883 the monastery was resettled by Benedictines from Beuron Archabbey, who had had to leave Germany because of the "culture struggle" ("Kulturkampf"). In 1940 the monks were evicted by the Gestapo and the buildings were confiscated. In 1945 the monks were able to return. 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). The longest lasting of the western Catholic monastic orders, the Benedictine Order traces its origins to the adoption of the monastic life by St.
The German term Kulturkampf (literally, culture struggle, invented by Rudolf Virchow) commonly refers to the political clash from 1871 to 1878 between the government of the German Empire under Chancellor Otto von Bismarck and the Catholic Church under Pope Pius IX. The abbey maintains a secondary school ("Gymnasium") and the duties of the pastoral care belonging to a parish.

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  • Copyright: Serghei Pakhomoff (serp2000) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3757 W: 74 N: 5850] (47063)
  • Genre: Pessoas
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2010-12-30
  • Categories: Castelos
  • Exposição: f/3.5, 1 segundos
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  • Date Submitted: 2011-01-22 6:54
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