Carthusian

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Carthusian

RC Church
a. a member of an austere monastic order founded by Saint Bruno in 1084 near Grenoble, France
b. (as modifier): a Carthusian monastery
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It has on the last page the inscription 'This book is for the use of Dame Jacqueline de Mons, nun of the church and monastery of the Carthusian order and sacristan of this church' (my translation).
Yet the relationship of women to the Carthusian order was unsettled, just as was the case with the Franciscans.
Brunfels belonged to the austere Carthusian order, whose acolytes took vows of silence and solitude.
The Carthusian order has been so reclusive that few people, even the most devout Catholics, have heard of them.
62) Although Carmelite and Benedictine monasteries of women did join the Carthusian order, of interest for my study is their provenance from Poitiers and the Rule of Cesarius of Arles.
INTO GREAT SILENCE (164mins) is a lengthy and at times soporific documentary about life inside the Grande Chartreuse, the head monastery of the Carthusian Order in France.