Our Daily Life in the Monastery

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Monastic Horarium

Rise before 5:00 a.m.

Office of Vigils 5:20 a.m.

Lectio Divina 6:00 a.m.

Office of Lauds 6:30 a.m.

Grand Silence ends.

Breakfast 7:00 a.m.

Conventual Sung Mass 8:00 a.m.

Morning work begins 9:00 a.m.

Angelus & Mid-day Office 12 p.m.

Lunch 12:15 p.m.

Afternoon work begins 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon work ends 4:00 p.m.

Office of Vespers 5:15 p.m.

Angelus & Supper 6:00 p.m.

Community Recreation 6:40 p.m.

Grand Silence begins.

Office of Compline 7:30 p.m.

Retire for the evening.

Time for spiritual reading or study 8:00 p.m.

 

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