Vivegnis
Community ID
 
1530
 
Alternate Names
 
Beaufays
 
Town
 
Vivegnis
 
Diocese
 
Liege
 
Region
 
Liege
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Date Founded
 
1123 at Beaufays. Refounded: 1230-1238 at Vivegnis.
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian (affliliated 1238)
 
Rule
 
Augustinian in first century or so, RSB thereafter
 
Foundation Information
 

The first community was of men and women under the Augustinian rule. The sisters moved to Vivegnis in the 1230s and affiliated themselves with t Cistercians.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques, vol. 2, p. 124; Gallia christiana, vol. 3, pp. 1040-1041; Monasticon Belge 1:212-217

 
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
1123
 
Length
 
418