Chapel Marienkloster

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Chapel Marienkloster

Dremmen chapel Marienkloster view.jpg
Marienkloster retirement and nursing home

Denomination : Roman Catholic
Consecration date : December 8, 1906
Parish : Dremming
Address: 52525 Heinsberg,

Mommertzstrasse 15

Coordinates: 51 ° 2 ′ 33 ″  N , 6 ° 8 ′ 48 ″  E

The Marienkloster chapel is located in the Dremmen district in the town of Heinsberg in North Rhine-Westphalia .


The chapel is part of the Marienkloster retirement and nursing home in the Dremmen district at Mommertzstrasse 15. It is on the second floor of the house.


The Marienkloster was founded on the initiative of Pastor Gottfried Mommertz from the Order of the Cellites of St. Mary from Cologne . The foundation stone was laid on September 18th . The inauguration took place on December 8, 1906. The house was enlarged by the addition of a girls' home in 1908/09. The conversion to a retirement home was completed in 1928. After more than 100 years, the nuns returned to the mother house in 2010 .


The former monastery building is a two-story brick building in seven axes. The risalit-like central section in front of the facade is crowned by a triangular gable. Inside is a life-size figure of Mary and the inscription Marien Kloster . The windows are provided with a slight arch . A roof turret with a small bell is placed on the roof in the middle. The chapel is on the second floor . The rectangular room is supported in the middle by two columns .




  • Episcopal General Vicariate Aachen (ed.): Handbook of the Diocese of Aachen, B. Kühlen Verlag, Mönchengladbach, 3rd edition 1994, ISBN 3-87448-172-7

Web links

Commons : Chapel Marienkloster (Dremmen)  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Press reports

Individual evidence

  1. The last cellites return to the mother house.