Daily Schedules

According to our Rule the community meets seven times a day for communal prayer of the Divine Office beginning with Vigils at 4 AM and ending with Compline (Night Prayer) at 7:30 PM. Some of these prayers are done within the cloister in private.

The following prayer services are in the monastery church and open to the public.  
Our gates open at
4 AM and close at 8 PM after the Night Prayer.

Schedule of our Liturgy
Times of Prayer
(Monday thru Saturday)

  • 4:00 AM-Vigils
  • 7:00 AM-Lauds (Morning Prayer) and Community Mass
  • 12:15 PM-Midday Prayer
  • 5:20 PM-Vespers (Evening Prayer)
  • 7:30 PM-Compline (Night Prayer)

New Sunday Schedule
Sunday & Solemnities

  • 4:00 AM-Vigils
  • 6:50 AM-Lauds (Morning Prayer)
  • 7:30 AM Community Mass
  • 12:15 PM-Midday Prayer
  • 5:20 PM-Vespers (Evening Prayer)
  • 7:30 PM-Compline (Night Prayer)

4:40 PM Exposition with Benediction at the close of Vespers

First Friday of each month: 6:30 PM Exposition before Compline

Special Christmas Schedule (Christmas day 2018 is Tuesday, Dec 25th)

  • Christmas Eve Christmas Vigil - Monday night 10:50 PM followed by
    Christmas Mass - 12 Midnight followed by a reception
  • Christmas Day Christmas Day Mass - Tuesday 11:00 AM

Holy Week Schedule

  • Palm Sunday 11:00 AM - Mass for Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion
  • Holy Thursday 5:20 PM - Mass of the Lord's Supper
  • Good Friday 2:00 PM - Celebration of the Lord's Passion
  • Easter Sunday (Easter Vigil) - 4:30 AM
  • Easter Sunday (Day Mass) - 11:00 AM

VIEW Retreat Schedule Concert Schedule and see Special Events.

Monastic Heritage Center Schedule
Visitors Center and Museum - Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 
Bonsai Garden Center - Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 
The Abbey Store - Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Holiday Schedule
The Center is closed on the following Holidays: New Year's, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

The Center will close at 2:00 PM on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Also, the Center will be closed on the day after Christmas December 26. We will be open the day after New Years January 2nd.

The Monastery Food Pantry
Tuesdays only from 8:00 to 10:00 AM
The food pantry serves residents from Rockdale, Newton, and Henry Counties only. A picture ID is required.

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