1:00 Sixth Hour - Examen Dinner (reading) Followed by Hegumena’s exhortation
Visit to the Blessed Sacrament
4:20 Vespers Compline - Examen
5:20 Supper / Collation in silence
6:45 Bell for Great silence
6:45 Reading/prayer in the cells
It is You whom I invoke, O Lord.
In the morning You hear me;
In the morning I offer You my prayer,
watching and waiting.
~ Psalm 5
It is through schedule that a monastic community must try to find a balance betweencommunal life and solitude, between manual labor and leisure, between liturgicaland privateprayer, between the day’s business and the night’s rest. Our schedule is a result of the years ofexperienceand isgrounded in thelonglastingmonastic tradition.