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"The Franciscan Monastery Mühlen was founded in 1908. The foundation stone was laid on March 19, 1909, when the Franciscans began to build the monastery church under the direction of architect Brother Quintilian, and the church was completed at the end of the same year Worshiped in a solemn service by Auxiliary Bishop Eberhard Illigens, Muenster, Mühlen became a parish council in 1926 and later became a parish, later a part of the monastery was converted into a retirement home for the elderly ,The monastery church built by the Franciscans impresses with the murals of Xabier Egana. They are among the outstanding works of modern art in the Oldenburger Münsterland. "Out:
st-johannes-baptist.de/index.php/einrichtungen/kirchen/60-kirche-st-bonaventuraIn this link, the figures and pictures are also described in a vivid and brief manner.
In Mühlen is also a Franciscan monastery next to the neo-Romanesque church of St. Bonaventure. The former Basque monk Xabier Egaña left several murals in the style of Pablo Picasso in 1981 in the transept and in the aisles of the abbey church. Next to the church is the XII. Station of the Cross was reconstructed as Calvary. The building was blessed on August 20, 2011.Source: Wikipedia
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