Mount Angel Abbey

Mass & Prayer Schedule

The Abbey church is the heart and soul of the Hilltop, where the monks live and pray. Rooted deeply in the 1,500-year-old Rule of St. Benedict, monks of Mount Angel Abbey gather in the Abbey church for prayer six times each day for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist and the Liturgy of the Hours. Guests are always welcome and are encouraged to join with the monks in prayer. Books are provided in the vestibule of the church. Prayer begins five minutes after the Abbey bells begin ringing.

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Regular Weekdays (Monday–Saturday)

5:20 am – Bell for Vigils
6:30 am – Bells for Lauds
7:55 am – Bells for Mass
11:55 am – Bells for Noon Prayer
5:15 pm – Bells for Vespers
7:25 pm – Bells for Compline
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Sundays & Solemnities

7:25 pm – Bells for Vigils (anticipated on Saturday evenings)
6:35 am – Bells for Lauds
8:55 am – Bells for Mass
11:55 am – Bells for Noon Prayer
5:15 pm – Bells for Vespers
8:00 pm – Bells for Compline
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Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is available on most Fridays. Exposition begins at the end of Vespers. Benediction and Reposition occurs at the beginning of Compline.
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Sacrament of Reconciliation

Winter Break schedule: December 14 - January 5
7:30 - 7:50 am – Monday through Saturday
8:15 - 8:50 am – Sunday

Regular Schedule:
Monday – Saturday: 7:30 am – 7:50 am
Sunday: 8:15 am – 8:50 am

Monday – Friday: 7:50 pm until finished
Sunday: 8:25 pm until finished

When Mass is celebrated at other times of the day, confessions will begin 45 minutes before Mass.