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Encyclopedia > Glenstal Abbey

Glenstal Abbey is a Benedictine monastery located in Murroe, County Limerick. It is dedicated to Saint Joseph and Saint Columba. ... Limerick (Luimneach in Irish) is an Irish county in the province of Munster, located in the Mid-west of Ireland with County Clare to the north, County Cork to the south and County Kerry to the west. ... Saint Joseph, also referred to as Joseph the Betrothed and as Joseph of Nazareth, was the father (according to the law) of Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 1:16; Luke 3:23) and the husband of Mary. ... A separate article is titled Columba (constellation). ...

The monastery houses a secondary school in its grounds. Glenstal Abbey School is an Irish secondary school, located on the grounds of Glenstal Abbey, in Murroe, County Limerick. ...

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A 500 acre estate with streams, lakes and woodland paths, surrounds a castle built in the romantic Norman style.
The Abbey, which is dedicated to Saints Joseph and Columba, is home to a community of monks.
Our prayer and liturgical celebration combine with managing a boarding school for boys, a farm, and a guest house.
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