Historical Photographs


In this section we want to offer you a glimpse into the past.

We found some old photographs of provosts, clerics and novices of Stift Klosterneuburg as well as some pictures of important events.

Enjoy!

Five juniors from way back when: “We’ve got a Sarozium and we’re gonna use it!” Some more juniors from around the same era. Serious young canons with stylish hats.
Even more juniors: If you take a look at the canon on the right, you can see that our habits once were made of black silk. The novice class of 1937.
The canons of Stift Klosterneuburg during a procession in 1914 on the occasion of the 800-year jubilee of Stift Klosterneuburg. Provost Josef Kluger laying the foundation stone for the parish St. Leopold in Klosterneuburg in 1936.
Friedrich Cardinal Piffl, Provost of Stift Klosterneuburg from 1907 to 1913, Prince-Archbishop of Vienna from 1913, seen here in his cardinalatial robes. Joseph Kluger, Provost of Stift Klosterneuburg from 1913 to 1937, Abbot General of the Austrian Congregation from 1919 to 1937.
A visit to the Stift by Cardinal Innitzer, Archbishop of Vienna from 1933 to 1955. Alipius Linda, Provost of Stift Klosterneuburg from 1937 to 1953, Abbot General of the Austrian Congregation from 1946 to 1953.
Gebhard Koberger, Provost of Stift Klosterneuburg from 1953 to 1995 (resigned), Abbot General of the Austrian Congregation from 1954 to 1987, Abbot Primate of the Augustinian Canons from 1968 to 1974. A visit to the Stift by Nuncio Dellepiane (left), accompanied by Cardinal Innitzer.

If you liked these photos, check back every now and then. There will be some more in the future.