Summary Page: Former House
Name: Reichenstein, B.M.V., St. Bartholomew, St. Lawrence
Circary at the Time: Westfalia
Years of Activity: ca. 1205-1802
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 184)
Approximate modern location: Near Monschau (Montjoie) in the Eifel region.
Elm-Number [See below]: 102*
Other Comments: At first a duplex monastery, then later a Parthenon. From 1487 to 1802 a monastery for Norbertine Fathers. Since 2007, Reichenstein has been a Benedictine cloister after the style of Archbishop Lefebvre.
* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.