Our Daily Schedule

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 abbey 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)

Sunday Schedule
Sunday & Solemnities

  • 4:00 AM-Vigils
  • 7:00 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 2022 is Sunday, December 25)

  • Christmas Eve Christmas Vigil - Saturday night at 10:50 PM, followed by
    Christmas Mass - 12 Midnight
  • There is no Christmas Day Mass

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

Monastic Heritage Center Schedule
Visitors Center and Museum - Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

The Abbey Store - Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Holiday Schedule
The Center is closed on the following Holidays: New Year's, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4, 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 the day after Christmas, December 26. We will be closed the day after New Year, January 2.

The Monastery Food Pantry

The Food Pantry is open for distribution on Tuesdays only.
Every Tuesday from 8:30 to 11:00 AM.
Serving: Rockdale, Henry, and Newton Counties.

A picture ID is required.






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