Translation of abbey in Spanish:

abbey

abadía, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈabi//ˈæbi/

noun

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    abadía feminine
    • Aelred, a friend and follower of St. Bernard, defined holy friendship for the monks of his abbey.
    • It has a long and glorious history - the earliest chandeliers date to before the Reformation, when they could be found in the cavernous interiors of medieval churches and abbeys across Europe.
    • The monasteries and abbeys were the basis of church life.
    • Whether they were to serve the purposes of missionaries, monks, or emperors these manuscripts were mostly produced in the scriptoria or cloisters of abbeys and monasteries.
    • A few years after, and probably in response to, the foundation of the abbey, this church became an Augustinian priory.
    • Some of the monks leave the abbey to serve mass, speak at other religious communities, and to collect materials for the workshops.
    • Before it was a cathedral, back in medieval times, it was an abbey, Gerrie explains.
    • He gained greater freedom in 1867 when the monastery was made an abbey and he was appointed abbot as well as a local bishop.
    • The abbey and college are also Ryedale's second largest employer and trustees are asking planners to consider the benefits to the local economy.
    • He has traveled around the world recruiting for his abbey's Catholic seminary.
    • Iona, and its subordinate abbeys, accepted the Roman Church early in the eighth century, but the Scottish Church did not conform entirely.
    • They prayed for everyone in the abbey and the community at large.
    • The abbey was founded in 1132 and monks lived in it for 400 years until Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries.
    • A native and monk of Sherborne, Stephen joined the abbey of Molesme near Dijon.
    • The Benedictine abbey is long gone but the eleventh-century church remains, and is one of the finest survivors of the Romanesque in France.
    • Æthelbald, king of Mercia, had a church built over his tomb, which later became the abbey of Crowland.
    • He has attended several retreats at the abbey, run by the Catholic order of Benedictine monks.
    • Friaries were occupied by friars, abbeys were headed by abbots, priories by priors.
    • There was a boom in the building of castles, abbeys, and priories.
    • And so it came about that it was Norman monks who established the abbey.