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Profile of the Experience
A Typical Day's Schedule

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An Exploration of Monastic Values
Seven Days With a Monastic Community

Profile of the Experience

A seven-day structured and focused time, sharing in the rhythm of a monastic community life: prayer, work, study, dialogue, reading and recreation.

  • Participants live together in our guest house, sharing meals with the brothers in the monastic dining room.

  • Participants take part with the brothers in the daily prayer of the community.

  • Participants and brothers exchange in dialogue regarding the values and experience of monastic life and contemporary social issues.

  • Participants work with brothers, doing forestry, maintenance work, gardening, cooking, and craft work.

  • Participants share in recreational activities with the brothers, such as conversation, hiking, and folk dancing.

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