Belmont Abbey (Mary Help of Christians)

Belmont, North Carolina

Founded 1876

Established by Leo Haid and other Benedictine monks from St. Vincent Archabbey, the abbey was founded in conjunction with a school, Belmont Abbey College. The grounds were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993, and the Abbey church was granted basilican status in 1998.


Belmont Abbey * Wikipedia


P. Baumstein, My Lord of Belmont: A Biography of Leo Haid