Various Artists NF The Monks of Mount Melleray Abbey $19.95


The Monks of Mount Melleray Abbey

Mount Melleray Ireland in County Waterford stands at the foot of the Knockmealdown Mountains in exceptionally beautiful countryside. Founded in 1832, Melleray is the first Cistercian monastery founded in Ireland since the Reformation and is now one of the larger abbeys of the Cistercian Order. This behind the scenes look at the life of the living community will introduce you to the history and the life of the monks. You will see the various activities of the monks day from the prayer of Vigils at 4a.m. to the Compline at 8 p.m. The Cistercian life is one of prayer, reading,study and work. Designed to be self sufficient, Melleray has a farm, a laundry, tailors shop, library and bookbinding workshop and other departments. Also presented is the Cistercian life from the monk's point of view showing parts of the monastery not normally accessible to members of the public, featuring a soundtrack containing chant, violin playing and the sound of the Abbey's Kenneth Jones Organ specially recorded for this DVD. 



Salve Regina
Kyrie Clemens Rector
Regina Coeli
Adora Te Devote
Gods Time is Best
Isti Sunt Agni Novelli
Tantum Ergo Sacramentum
Sleepers Wake
Veni Creator
Attende Domine
Conditor Kyrie Omnium
Slow Movement from Double Violin Concerto in D Minor
Salve Regina
Alleluia Ave Stillans
Excerpts from Vespers