What's in a name?


Ordo Sanctissimae Theotokos

A Religious Order of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church

"A Monastery Without Walls"


Latin: (of the) Ordo (or Ordinis) Sanctissimae (or Sanctissimi) Maria Mater Dei

English: Order of the Most Holy Mary Mother of God

O = Ordo in Latin or Order in English

SS = Sanctissimae in Latin or Most Holy in English

T = Theotokos in Greek or God-bearer in English (Note: We prefer to promote devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary under her special Orthodox Church title, the Theotokos.)

Order of the Most Holy Mary Theotokos


Ordo Sanctissimae Theotokos


"Benedictines of Mary, Old Catholic Marianists"

Authentic Benedictine/Marianist Monasticism since 2009

Have you considered a monastic vocation? If so, find out if our monastery without walls is right for you. For more information visit our Contact Us page and leave a message.


If you are looking for a Monastic Order combining the Catholic faith in all of its fullness and integrity, and a community built on friendship and shared values...

The Order of the Most Holy Mary Theotokos is the place for you.