St. Michael Priory

Paring, Germany

The Priory of St. Michael, dedicated to Saint Michael, was founded in 1141 by Gebhard von Roning, as a monastery of Canons Regular, which it remained until 1598. It was re-founded in 1616 by monks from Andechs Abbey as a Benedictine community, which was dissolved during the secularization of monasteries in Bavaria in 1803.

The monastery was bought in 1974 by the Canons Regular of the newly refounded Congregation of Windesheim, and is the motherhouse of this revived congregation.

The buildings had been bought by a farmer during the 19th century, and they were partially destroyed.

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Paring 1, Paring, Germany
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Founded: 1141
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Jitka Hofstetter (2 years ago)
Very nice monastery
Peter Eder (2 years ago)
Very beautiful baroque church.
Markus Lohmann (3 years ago)
A beautiful monastery with very friendly hosts!
S. N. (3 years ago)
A very interesting monastery church from the Rokkokozeit with many art historical details. Nice monks, worth a visit!
Tristl Stefan (3 years ago)
Beautiful church
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