From Knights to Monks

The year is 1074. In a time of kings, conflict and cruelty, six Belgian knights decide to exchange their swords for monk’s robes and dedicate their lives to peace. Believing in the dignity of work, the repentant knights establish a monastic order under the adage ‘Felix Concordia’, meaning happy in harmony. 

Their first task? To build an abbey in the Belgian town of Affligem...

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