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



Sat 28 November 2020 Entry into Advent
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Prayer Vigil 18:30
Tue 8 December 2020 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
Thu 24 December 2020 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
Fri 25 December 2020 Chrismas Day
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Fri 1 January 2021 Mary, the Holy Mother of God
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Tue 26 January 2021 Sts Robert, Alberic and Stephen, 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
Wed 17 February 2021 Ash Wednesday
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 6:45
  Eucharist 11:15
  None 14:00
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Fri 19 March 2021 St Joseph, Sponse 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
Thu 25 March 2021 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
Sun 28 March 2021 Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Thu 1 April 2021 MAUNDY THURSDAY
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:00
  Sext 12:00
  None 14:00
  Eucharist 19:00
Fri 2 April 2021 GOOD FRIDAY
  Vigils 5:15
  Lauds 8:00
  Terce 10:00
  Sext 12:00
  Passion of Our Lord 15:00
  Compline 19:35
Sat 3 April 2021 HOLY SATURDAY
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Sext 12:00
  None 14:00
  Vespers 17:30
  Easter Vigil 22:00
Sun 4 April 2021 ESTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD
  Lauds 8:30
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Mon 5 April 2021 Easter Monday
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Eucharist 11:15
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Thu 13 May 2021 the Ascension of the Lord
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
Sat 22 May 2021 Pentecost Eve
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Prayer Vigil 19:00
Sun 23 May 2021 Pentecost Sunday
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
Mon 24 May 2021 Whit Monday
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Eucharist 11:30
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
Fri 11 June 2021 the Most 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
Thu 24 June 2021 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
Tue 29 June 2021 Sts Peter and Paul, Apostles
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
Tue 6 July 2021 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
Sun 11 July 2021 Our Holy Father, St Benedict, † 547, Patron of Europe
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
Sat 14 August 2021 Assumption Eve
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Prayer Vigil 19:00
Sun 15 August 2021 the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
Fri 20 August 2021 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
Mon 1 november 2021 All Saints Day
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05

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"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.