Thursday, February 2, 2012

Muñequitos Monasticos: Cistercian Nun

The Cistercian nuns, like their brother monks of the Common Observance, use the white tunic with the black scapular. The Cistercian sisters emerged in 1125 at Le Tart near Dijon, not far from the Order's founding abbey at Citeaux.
This cartoon is based on a community of French Cistercians.

Post on Cistercian Monks here

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