Camaldolese Order

Camaldolese Order

The Camaldolese monks and nuns are part of the Benedictine family of monastic communities which follow the way of life outlined in the Rule of St. Benedict, written in the 6th century. Their name is derived from the Holy Hermitage (Italian: Sacro Eremo) of Camaldoli, high in the mountains of central Italy, near the city of Arezzo.

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Camaldolese Order - Nuns
... At their zenith, only ten monasteries of nuns were a part of the Order ... There were many small monasteries, however, which followed the Camaldolese Rule, but were subject to local bishops ... The Camaldolese nuns are established almost entirely in Italy and Poland ...

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