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The Benedictine monastery of SV. Walburga: photos, description (Kloster St. Walburg)

The Benedictine monastery, where the relics of the famous Saint Walburga, was founded soon after the year 880, when she Walburga's appeared in a dream to Bishop Otaru. Initially a monastery in the small town of Eichstätt was a refuge for a modest amount of nuns-Benedictines, but was soon built quite a large convent, and acting at the present time. The Baroque style, the traditional architecture, the Holiness of this place that draws attention to the monastery, where the relics of Walburga's.

An interesting story is related by the relics, which occurred in the 15th century. One day the nuns noticed that the relics exude a drop of liquid, this was the reason to rebuild cancer thus, to collect the Holy liquid, called "oil Walburga," in a special container. Is this oil from the Benedictine monastery for centuries have been used to treat numerous diseases and cases of miraculous healings celebrate today.

Monastic buildings constructed so that the inside was a traditional courtyard. There, by the way, comes out and the parish Church where services are held. Also, the monastery welcomes guests - pilgrims from around the world, for the Board. Also in the Benedictine monastery there is a school, the management of which is given into the hands of the nuns from the beginning of the 19th century.