Monastic Community

Community necrology

SURGENS fortis e tumulo,
paschali nos mysterio
peccato rursus mortuos
ad vitam semper innovas.

Vitam largire gratiæ,
ut, sponsus cum redieris,
ornata nos cum lampade
iam promptos cælo invenias.

  • 2023.01.07
    Fr. Francesc Martínez-Soria Ramos
  • 2021.04.06
    Br. Josep (Ramon) Biosca Albareda
    Lay brother
  • 2021.02.07
    Br. Marc (Anicet) Vallès Rovira
    Deacon
  • 2019.06.18
    Fr. Alexandre (Ignasi) Masoliver Masoliver
  • 2019.02.25
    Fr. Jordi (Guiu) Gibert Tarruell
    Professed monk from Poblet, he was part of the Solius community, lived in Rome, was prior of the Valdediós monastery, and finally joined the Trappist community of Viaceli, where he died and was buried.
  • 2018.11.02
    Br. Ricard (Llorenç) Miró Tous
  • 2017.05.01
    Fr. Edmon M Garreta Olivella, Abbot
    Prior president of Poblet (1953-1954), abbot of Poblet (1954-1967) and prior of Slius (1967-1999), he died and was buried in Solius.
  • 2016.11.23
    Fr. Jordi M (Ramon) Bou Simó
  • 2016.03.25
    Fr. Francesc (Tomàs) Tulla Pujol
  • 2015.04.12
    Fr. Gregori (Salvador) Jordana Pareto
    He was prior president of Poblet (1950-1953). He died in Solsona and was buried in the Lord’s Sanctuary, where he resided.
  • 2014.11.14
    Fr. Maur (Daniel) Esteva Alsina, Abbot
    Abbot of Poblet (1970-1998) and Abbot General (1995-2010).
  • 2014.09.11
    Fr. Benet (Josep) Farré Lloreta
  • 2013.05.07
    Fr. Robert (Lluís) Saladrigues Ortís
    He was prior administrator of Poblet (1966-1970).
  • 2009.06.27
    Fr. Antoni (Alejandro) Aguado Fuertes
  • 2007.04.09
    Fr. Guillem (Bienvenido) Aparicio Rubio
  • 2006.03.31
    Br. Arnald (Tomàs) Mercader Bas
  • 2004.12.29
    Fr. Giovanni Rosavini, Abbot
    He was a monk of the Congregation of Saint Bernard of Italy. He was one of the four restorers monks of Poblet, and prior of the community (1940-1950). He was abbot of the monastery of Chiaravalle Milanese (Italy), which he also restored, and later a monk of Chiaravalle di Fiastra (Italy), where he died and was buried.
  • 2004.04.20
    Fr. Agustí (Lluís) Altisent Altisent
  • 2003.08.20
    Br. Joan Domènech Molina
  • 2002.07.01
    Br. Fructuós Molas Salvat
  • 2001.11.05
    Br. Anselm Pujiula Tomàs
  • 1999.07.17
    Br. Albert Berenguer Morató
  • 1996.11.18
    Br. Bernardí Aldrufeu Noguera
  • 1996.05.24
    Br. Lluís Pérez Batllori
    Deacon
  • 1994.12.14
    Fr. David Munté Teixidó
  • 1994.11.21
    Br. Tomàs Mercadé Llagostera
  • 1994.01.12
    Br. Josep Cardona Requesens
  • 1989.11.14
    Fr. Tommaso Vona
    He was a monk of the Congregation of Saint Bernard of Italy and one of the four restorers of Poblet. He died in the monastery of San Bernardo alle Terme, in Rome (Italy).
  • 1987.10.24
    Fr. Estanislau Mali
    He was a monk at the monastery of Sticna, in present-day Slovenia. He came to help the restorers monks of Poblet, fleeing the communist regime in his country. He died in the monastery of Stams (Austria).
  • 1984.09.14
    Br. Bernat (Joan) Fàbregas Posa
  • 1983.01.26
    Br. Isidre (Esteve) Puig Mayoral
  • 1981.11.26
    Fr. Anselm (Marià) García Cerezo
  • 1980.08.03
    Fr. Rafael Asic, Abbot
    He was a monk at the monastery of Sticna, in present-day Slovenia. He came to help the restorers monks of Poblet, fleeing the communist regime in his country. He died in the Sticna monastery.
  • 1977.09.27
    Br. Giovanni Fioravanti
    He was a monk of the Congregation of Saint Bernard Bernard of Italy and one of the four restorers of Poblet. He died in the monastery of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Rome (Italy).
  • 1977.06.19
    Br. Enric (Josep) Pont Marcé
  • 1976.06.30
    Br. Martí (Marià) Bonastre Padrís
  • 1973.02.15
    Fr. Eugeni Fiderer, Abbot
    He was a monk at the monastery of Sticna, in present-day Slovenia. He came to help the restorers monks of Poblet, fleeing the communist regime in his country. He died in the monastery of Stams (Austria).
  • 1970.12.14
    Fr. Bernard (Abel) Lochin Dupré
    He was a monk of the Cistercian monastery of Pont-Colbert (France). Exiled in Poblet for political reasons, he died and was buried there.
  • 1963.09.10
    Fr. Bernat (Manuel) Morgades Òdena
  • 1962.12.24
    Br. Jaume (Francesc) Valentí de Martí
  • 1956.11.29
    Br. Isidre Barra Julián
  • 1953.02.10
    Fr. Mateu Quatember, Abbot
    General Abbot (1950-1953). He died in Rome and is buried in Poblet.
  • 1950.11.12
    Modesto Foncillas Aniés
    Donated
  • 1945.07.19
    Mn. Antoni Ferrer Pino
    Diocesan priest, from Reus, retired in Poblet, where he died and was buried.
  • 1945.01.20
    Fr. Martino (Natzari) Marini
    He was a monk of the Congregation of Saint Bernard of Italy and one of the four restorers of Poblet. He died and was buried in Poblet.
  • 1862.12.01
    Fr. Jaume Cercós
    The last surviving monk of the community before 1835, he died in his hometown of Arbeca, where he exercised the presbyteral ministry as an ex-cloistered monk of Poblet. He died and was buried in Arbeca, in 1979 his mortal remains were transferred to Poblet.

IN PACE quiescunt, resurrectionem exspectantes.

«For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth» (Matthew 12:40).
«My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt» (Daniel 6,23).
«I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world» ( (Matthew 28:20).