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 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
Sat 8 December 2018 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
Mon 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
Tue 25 December 2018 Chrismas Day
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Tue 1 January 2019 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
Sat 26 January 2019 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 6 March 2019 Ash Wednesday
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 6:45
  Eucharist 11:15
  None 14:00
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Tue 19 March 2019 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
Mon 25 March 2019 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 14 April 2019 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 18 April 2019 MAUNDY THURSDAY
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:00
  Sext 12:00
  None 14:00
  Eucharist 19:00
Fri 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
Sat 20 April 2019 HOLY SATURDAY
  Vigils 3:45
  Lauds 7:30
  Sext 12:00
  None 14:00
  Vespers 17:30
  Easter Vigil 22:00
Sun 21 April 2019 ESTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD
  Lauds 8:30
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:45
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Mon 22 April 2019 Easter Monday
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Eucharist 11:15
  None 14:30
  Vespers 17:30
  Compline 19:35
Thu 30 May 2019 the Ascension of the Lord
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
Sat 8 June 2019 Pentecost Eve
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Prayer Vigil 19:00
Sun 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
Mon 10 June 2019 Whit Monday
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Eucharist 11:30
  None 14:30
  Vespers 18:00
  Compline 20:05
Mon 24 June 2019 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
Fri 28 June 2019 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
Sat 29 June 2019 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
Sat 6 July 2019 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
Thu 11 July 2019 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
Wed 14 August 2019 Assumption Eve
  Vigils 4:15
  Lauds 7:30
  Terce 9:00
  Eucharist 11:00
  None 14:30
  Prayer Vigil 19:00
Thu 15 August 2019 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
Tue 20 August 2019 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
Fri 1 november 2019 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.