Blue Cloud Abbey monastery sold to Catholic group
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A group of Catholic men and women from South Dakota and Minnesota has bought a monastery and retreat center near the states' border.
Blue Cloud Abbey near Marvin in northeast South Dakota housed Benedictine monks for more than six decades.
The monastery's 14 resident monks voted in May 2012 to close and sell the 80-acre property.
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