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Tautra Mariakloster
by Sister Sheryl Frances Chen
60 NOK + postage

50-page booklet, lavishly illustrated, which tells the story (in English and Norwegian) of how the Cistercians came back to Tautra after 460 years. This book can also be ordered through and Gethsemani Abbey (

The Monasteries at the End of the World
by Karl Gervin
398 NOK + postage

300 pages. Visit Lyse, Nonneseter, Hovedøya, Munkeby and Tautra. Chapters alternate between historical fact and imagining what daily life was like for monks in the Middle Ages. In Norwegian only.

Medvandrer (Companions on the way)
CD by Tore Ljøkjel
200 NOK + frakt

This CD was recorded in June, 2007 in Tautra Mariakloster's new church by master saxophonist Tore Ljøkjel to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the first Cistercian monastery on Tautra.

New! Når lyset stråler frem (meditations on the responsorial psalm in advent and Christmas) by Sr Anne Elizabeth Sweet, OCSO. 198 NOK + frakt or order from St Olavs bokhandel

THE STORY OF THE SUPPORT GROUP FOR TAUTRA MARIAKLOSTER In addition to the chronology, these 61 richly illustrated pages include personal reflections by members of the support group. NOW AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH. Kroner 250 + porto. Order by email: or to Unn: or by phone: 916 72 357


Many more books are now for sale at our new visitor's center. Come and see!