It is the Holy Bridget that welcomes on the escutcheon of Maribo, because 'Maribo' is the name of the monastery dedicated to Bridget – Habitaculum Mariae – around which the city of Maribo arose in the middle age.
The new monastery bears the same name as the old: Hibitaculum Marie, The house of Mary. The new monastery is only 10 minutes walk from the ruins of the old monastery and the original church of the monastery, which today is the Cathedral of Maribo. The monastery lies close to beautiful lake of Maribo Søndersø, which gives good opportunities to enjoy the surrounding nature. The Sisters of Saint Bridget receives all guest how need silence and rest. It can be individual guests or groups for a retreat or conference. All are welcome to participate in the Hole Mass and the monastic prayers of the sisters and to enjoy the quietness of the monastery, where there are no disturbances from radio or television. The monastery has 19 guest rooms of which three are double rooms. All the rooms have private bathrooms. You can enjoy Bed and Breakfast, half pension or full board.