South of the motor-way Munich-Salzburg, the monastery village Weyarn is located at the Eastern high ground banks of the river Mangfall. In the 11th century the small fortress “Viare” stood there, the name of which is derived from the Latin term “cella vivaria” (fish pond).
Researchers assume that the fortress was built over the steep slope in the south-western corner of the now present monastery complex. In the 11th and 12th centuries this was the residence of the Counts of Neuburg-Falkenstein; in 1133 Count Siboto of Falkenstein arranged for redesigning the castle complex to a monastery of Canons Regular under Augustinian Rule; from 1687 - 1693 the monastery church was newly built, whereby the bell tower
was retained. The monastery, the midpoint of the community of some 3,000 inhabitants, was vacant for some time. With the German Order also the spiritual life flourishes again.
Parish St. Peter und Paul, Weyarn
Br. Dieter Lieblein OT
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