Goettweig
Community ID
 
2818
 
Alternate Names
 
Göttweig, Goettweih, Gottwicum, Chottwik, Kettwein, Koettwein, Koetwik, Kotwich
 
Diocese
 
Pasau
 
Region
 
Lower Austria
 
Modern Location
 
Between Furth and Paudorf, near Krems an der Donau
 
Corporate Status
 
Double monastery
 
Dedication
 
Blessed Virgin Mary, S. Blasius
 
Date Founded
 
1070
 
Date Terminated
 
1557
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Congregation
 
Pruefening
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Altman, Bishop of Passau. Founded for Augustinian Canons.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

1557 last nuns to S. Bernard bei Horn 1094 to Benedictines by Bishop Ulrich of Passau. First Benedictines from S. Blasius in the Black Forest. Perhaps first women in 1094.

 
Contributors
 
Alison Beach