Solesmes Congregation

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Benedictine religious congregation started at the Solesmes Abbey under Dom Prosper Guéranger. The Congregation’s first convent, Saint Cecilia’s Abbey in Solesmes, was founded in 1866 by Dom Prosper and Madame Cécile Bruyère. The Congregation focuses particularly on the traditional Latin liturgy and on Gregorian chant.

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  • “Solesmes Congregation“. Congregations of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 June 2013. Web. 18 August 2017. <>