St. Marien zu Helfta (St. Mary’s of Helfta) is the famous 13th century Cistercian convent in Helfta
which was known as »The Crown of German Convents«. Three women founded the fame of Helfta.
All three living as Religious in the convent:
Mechtild of Magdeburg, Mechtild of Hakeborn, Gertrud (the Great) of Helfta.