Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani

Nelson County, Kentucky. Founded by 40 Trappists under Dom Eutrope Proust, from Mount Melleray, Ireland; made an abbey, 1850. The college was established by Dom Edward Chaix-Bourbon. It is most famous within the last century for being the home of spiritual author Thomas Merton (Father Louis), and has now become a place of pilgrimage and retreat for many.
   Abbey of Gethsemani
   3642 Monks Rd
   Trappist, KY 40051-6152
   (502) 549-3117