Nütschau Priory

Nütschau, Germany

Nütschau Priory is a Benedictine house located in the former Nütschau manor house. The manor was built in 1577-1579 by Heinrich Rantzau, this community originated after World War II as a refuge for displaced persons, particularly Catholics from the former German territories.

The church acquired the site in 1951 and at the request of Hermann Wilhelm Berning, the Bishop of Osnabrück, it was developed by and staffed from Gerleve Abbey. St. Ansgar's House opened in 1951. In 1955 the community was raised to the status of a priory under Gerleve, and in 1975 Nütschau became an independent monastery, which now includes a training house and a youth house.



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Founded: 1577/1951
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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Doris Tebbe (3 months ago)
A place of peace, contemplation and relaxation. I enjoy taking part in the monks' regular prayer times in the beautiful, modern monastery church. The excellent cuisine, the Benedictine hospitality of the brothers and the wonderful nature around the monastery give body and soul new strength. My favorite monastery! 5 stars ? ? ? ? ?
Elouise (4 months ago)
A beautiful place to pray, walk, meet people, get close to God and relax. Every visit is worth it, regardless of whether it's short devotions, youth trips, meals together or the great opportunities to sing, pray and talk.
Martin Reck (6 months ago)
We are here regularly. A wonderful place with a unique atmosphere that invites you to relax. This place lives hospitality!
Koschi N (8 months ago)
Place of inner contemplation and peace. There is individual support there in all life questions. There are rooms with a very pleasant atmosphere for conferences.
Milena (9 months ago)
A place of silence and reflection. I registered as an individual for the silent area. My room was very well equipped with a view and door onto a seating area in the countryside. The time just flew by. I read a lot and wrote a lot down. Although I am not Catholic, the unusual ceremony of devotions gave me support and security. I also visited the beautiful chapel between prayers... this warm light did me a lot of good, I felt 'safe'! In addition, the food was incredibly good. A cheerful kitchen team spoiled us guests. I would like to capture this positive experience with further visits!
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