The Monastic Day

"Ora & labora !"

The motto of the Benedictine Order.

The Monastic Day


Monastic Prayer Schedule

"The indicating of the hour for the Work of God shall devote upon the Abbot."

The Rule of Saint Benedict, chapter 47.

Monastic Prayer Schedule



  • from 1st May to 14th September
Weekdays Sunday
Vigils 4:15 4:15
Lauds 7:00 7:30
Terce 9:00
Eucharist 8:00 (11:30 Saturday) 11:00
Sext 12:10
None 14:15 14:30
Vespers 18:00 18:00
Compline 20:05 20:05
  • from 14th September (None) to 30th April
Weekdays Sunday
Vigils 3:45 3:45
Lauds 6:45 7:30
Terce 9:00
Eucharist 8:00 (11:15 Saturday) 11:00
Sext 12:00
None 14:00 14:30
Vespers 17:30 17:30
Compline 19:35 19:35

Liturgical Schedule

"The indicating of the hour for the Work of God shall devote upon the Abbot."

The Rule of Saint Benedict, chapter 47.

Liturgical Schedule



S 1 December 2018 Entry into Advent
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Prayer Vigil 18:30
S 8 December 2018 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
L 24 December 2018 Chrismas Eve
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
  Prayer Vigil 22:15
  Midnight Mass 00:00
M 25 December 2018 Chrismas Day
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
M 1 January 2019 Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
S 26 January 2019 Solemnity of Ss Robert, Alberic et Étienne, founder abbots of Cîteaux
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
M 6 March 2019 Ash Wednesday
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 6:45
  Eucharist 11:15
  None 14:00
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
M 19 March 2019 Solemnity of St Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
L 25 March 2019 Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
L 14 April 2019 Palm Sunday
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
J 18 April 2019 MAUNDY THURSDAY
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:00
  Sext 12:00
  None 14:00
  Eucharist 19:00
V 19 April 2019 GOOD FRIDAY
  Vigils 5:15
  Lauds 8:00
  Terce 10:00
  Sext 12:00
  Passion of Our Lord 15:00
  Compline 19:35
S 20 April 2019 HOLY SATURDAY
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Sext 12:00
  None 14:00
  Vespers 17:30
  Easter Vigil 22:00
D 21 April 2019 ESTER
  Lauds 8:30
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
L 22 April 2019 Easter Monday
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Eucharist 11:15
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
J 30 May 2019 Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
S 8 June 2019 Pentecost Eve
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Prayer Vigil 19:00
D 9 June 2019 Pentecost Sunday
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
L 10 June 2019 Whit Monday
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Eucharist 11:30
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
L 24 June 2019 Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
V 28 June 2019 Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
S 29 June 2019 Solemnity of St Pierre and St Paul, Apostles
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
S 6 July 2019 Solemnity of the birthday of the dedication of Timadeuc Abbey (1899)
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
J 11 July 2019 Solemnity of Our Father, St Benoît, † 547 (21 March), the Patron Saint of Europe
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
M 14 August 2019 Assumption Eve
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Prayer Vigil 19:00
J 15 August 2019 Assumption
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
M 20 August 2019 Solemnity of St Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux, Priest and Doctor of the Church, † 1153
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
V 1 november 2019 Solemnity of All Saints Day
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05

Shop opening times

"It any of the work of the craftsmen is to be sold,
those responsible for the sale must not dare to practise any fraud."

The Rule of Saint Benedict, chapter 57.

Shop opening times



Weekdays :
  • from 9:30 to 11:45 and from 14:30 to 17:00.
Saturdays :
  • from 9:00 to 10:45 and from 14:30 to 17:00.
Sundays and Solemnities :
  • from 9:30 to 10:30 and from 14:45 to 17:00.