The monastery is part of the Congregation of Solesmes, which derives its name from the fact that all the monasteries in this Congregation were founded either by the Abbey Saint-Pierre de Solesmes, or by another monastery founded by that Abbey. Here are the origins of our monastery :










































The Abbey Saint-Pierre
de Solesmes

The Abbey of Solesmes was restored in 1833 by Dom Prosper Guéranger. It is located in the Sarthe region of France.

The Abbey Saint-Martin
de Ligugé

The Abbey Saint-Martin de Ligugé was founded in 360 by Saint Martin, Bishop of Tours, then restored in 1853 by the Abbey of Solesmes. It is located near the city of Poitiers, France.

The Abbey Saint-Wandrille

The Abbey Saint-Wandrille was founded in 649 but pillaged by the Normans in 858. It was restored by the monks of Ligugé in 1894. It is located in Normandy, France.

The Abbey Saint-Benoît du Lac
Canada

The Abbey Saint-Benoît du Lac was founded in 1912 by the Abbey Saint-Wandrille. It is located in the Archdiocese of Sherbrook.

The Priory Notre-Dame
du Mont-des-Oliviers

The Priory Notre-Dame du Mont-des-Oliviers was founded on the 22nd of April 1957 by Dom Léonce Crenier, former Prior of the Abbey Saint-Benoît du Lac.