Campaign Goals



  • Construct a Crypt for the Abbey
  • Renovate the Abbey's West Wing and Guest House



  • Renovate the Science Building
  • Increase Scholarship Endowments
  • Establish an Endowment for Teaching Excellence

Abbey Crypt

Hungarian monks, exiled from their native country, moved to Irving, established an Abbey, helped found a university, created a preparatory school, and laid the foundation for today's thriving community. Now it's time to bring them home.

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Abbey Renovations

With 11 young men who have been ordained for the Abbey, four in temporary vows, and two novices, the physical structure of the Abbey no longer accommodates the increasing demands of their ministries.

Renovation of the Abbey’s Guest Houseand west wing will enable the Cistercian Fathers, both young and old, to better serve as men of prayer, spiritual counselors, teachers, and priests.

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Science Building

Carrying forward the emphasis on Math and Science that was pivotal to the School's founding, Cistercian will tackle current needs.

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Establish and increase endowments that will allow the School to accept students who are qualified and benefit from our program regardless of their family’s financial situation, as well as attract, train, and retain the very best teachers.

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Building on a Solid Foundation
Capital Campaign

3660 Cistercian Road
Irving, TX 75039

(469) 499-5400

Building on a Solid Foundation

“That one is like a person building a house, who dug deeply and laid the foundation on rock; when the flood came, the river burst against that house but could not shake it because it had been well built.”
—Luke 6:48