Dominican Convent, Ilanz

Local nameClaustra dominicana
LocationIlanz, Switzerland

The Dominican Convent, Ilanz, the motherhouse of the Congregation of the Ilanz Dominican Sisters, is located on a low hillside across the valley from the little town, roughly 30 km to the west of Chur in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.The striking convent buildings date from the early 1970s, but the community traces its origins back to St. Joseph's Institute, founded with an educational remit at Ilanz in 1865.Today the sisters at Ilanz are the core element of an international community comprising around 160 sisters, members of one of a number of congregations of Ilanz Dominican Sisters operating from addresses in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. Outside Europe there is also one congregation in Brazil and another in Taiwan.

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Coordinates 46°46'38.839" N 9°11'56.453" E

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