A Day in the Life
A Weekday in the Monastery
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A Sunday in the Monastery
Interval, for quiet prayer, lectio divina, breakfast, and spiritual reading
Sunday is dedicated to the mystery of the Resurrection. It is a day of joy and freedom fromOCSO Constitutions 17.3
work so that the sisters may come together to share the Eucharist more fully and intensely,
and zealously apply themselves to lectio divina and prayer.
Chapter Talk by the Abbess on a spiritual topic, usually related to the Gospel of the Day or a verse from the Rule of St. Benedict
Sunday Mass, takes the place of Terce.
Dinner, music is played while the sisters eat. None is prayed together in the refectory after the meal. Dishwashing follows.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament