Monastic Experience Weekend - October 2018

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October 05 17:00 to October 07 17:00

Friday
Arrival in the afternoon

5:00 p.m. Welcome / Orientation

5:45: Vespers, followed by supper
7:35: Compline
8:00 – GRAND SILENCE

Saturday
3:30 AM: Divine Office – Vigils (Optional)
Breakfast anytime between 4:00-9:00 AM
6:30:  Lauds

7:00 Eucharist
8:00 – 9:00 - Free

9:05: Terce
9:15:  Lectio divina (Conference)
12 noon: Sext
12:25 – 1:00 - Noon meal in Silence (with Monks in Refectory)

1:00 - 1:55 - Rest
2:00 - None (mid-afternoon prayer)

2:15 - 4:15 - Manual Labor

4:15 - End of Work
5:45 - Vespers
6:15 - Supper

7:35 - Compline

8:00 – GRAND SILENCE

Sunday
3:30 AM: Vigils (Optional)
Breakfast anytime between 4:00-9:00 AM
7:00: Lauds

7:30 - Abbot's Chapter Talk
9:00- 10:00: Group dialogue on monastic experience
10:30: Sunday Eucharist
12:15: Mid-day meal with Monks (meet in front of Abbey Church)
Departure in the afternoon (optional) or Monday morning
5:45: Vespers

6:15 - Supper
7:35: Compline
8:00 – GRAND SILENCE

Monday
Regular Weekday Prayer Schedule & Departure in morning for those remaining

Program Director is available for individual meetings any day during the weekend: those interested may sign up to make an appointment time.