Trappist Nuns Create Online Store

Through the website, it is possible to order rosaries, devotional books, key chains, candies, and cookies produced by the religious.

Newsroom (11/08/2022 16:53, Gaudium Press) The Trappist nuns of the Monastery of Santa Maria Mãe da Igreja, located in the Portuguese Diocese of Bragança-Miranda, have opened an online store where they are selling their products.

Handicraft Products and Delicacies

Through the website it is possible to order handicrafts produced by religious, such as rosaries and key chains, devotional books, and delicacies (almonds and sweet and savory cookies, nougat and other goodies).

Those interested can place their orders by adding the desired products to a virtual shopping cart. After confirmation of payment, the products will be shipped to the buyer’s address. Deliveries are taking place in Portugal only.

International Fair of Conventual Sweets & Liqueurs

The religious women intend to participate in the 22nd edition of the International Showcase of Conventual Sweets & Liqueurs, which will take place in the Alcobaça Monastery between November 17th and 20th. The first edition of the event took place in November 1999.

In the first years, the event took place in a tent. From 2006 on, the show took place inside the Monastery of Santa Maria de Alcobaça, gathering representatives from Spain, France, Belgium, Poland, and Brazil. (EPC)

Compiled by Florence MacDonald

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