The “Rockdale River Trail” leading to the Monastery is the most recent completed section and is open to bikers, hikers and walkers.
The scenic 5K trail through the monastery woodlands with lakes and creeks and native fauna. Soft surfaces, tricky terrain and a general love for being one with nature draws trail runners into the woods, fields, and hills of the monastery landscape.
A collection of stained glass by Father Methodius of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit.
From shaping the tree to selecting a pot suitable to the beauty of the tree, The Monastery of the Holy Spirit’s bonsai nursery and Abbey Garden Center provide a fun and educational experience for the whole family.
The Monastery of the Holy Spirit provides a peaceful setting in which to spend time in prayer and meditation. Take a quiet stroll around the lake and explore beautiful acres of land in Conyers, Georgia.
In his "Rule for Monks," St. Benedict stated that the monks were to work for their living "by their own hands." As such, the community at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit strives to be self-sustaining and baking is a primary industry.
The Monastery's buildings express the desire for directness in the clarity of line, in the unclutter. Come explore the beautiful simplicity of Gothic concrete buildings with touches of brick, stone and unfinished wood.