Montesanto
Community ID
 
2654
 
Alternate Names
 
previously Monastero Maggiore di Montemascarano
 
Town
 
Cuti
 
Diocese
 
Todi
 
Medieval Location
 
2 km. outside the town, and 1 km. from Porta Ovietana. Built on the nearby hill of Monte Mascarano.
 
Date Founded
 
1235, October 24
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares
 
Rule
 
S. Damiano [the rule authored by St. Clare and followed by her community in Assisi. The nuns at Montesanto received explicit permission to dress according to the precepts of this rule.
 
Foundation Information
 

Pope Boniface granted a special privilege for the monastery at Monte Mascarano.

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

Annexed a house of friars.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1235
 
Length
 
381