Liturgy

The choir and the schola

A monastery is a house of prayer. Saint Benedict recalls the word of the prophet: "Seven times a day I sang Thy praises" (Ps 118). Let nothing be preferred to the work of God. (Rule, ch. 43)

The monks will count the dignified and solemn celebration of the Divine Office among the principal means of their apostolic activity. (Constitutions)

The consecration at Holy Mass

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on the First Friday of each month

Conforming to the spirit of the Church, the monks will be assiduous in worship of the Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist (Constitutions)

The Blessed Sacrament is the monks' treasure and the heart of the Monastery

The tabernacle

The Holy Mass of Easter

"The Church has felt the need, down the centuries and in her encounters with different cultures, to celebrate the Eucharist in a setting worthy of so great a mystery." (Ecclesia de Eucharistia, April 17, 2003, John Paul II)

The offices are sung in Latin with Gregorian chant

The schola cantorum

Personal and silent adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament

Personal and silent adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament

They will honor with a special devotion the Virgin, Mother of God, model and protector of all consecrated life. (Constitutions)

Procession of 15 August

Procession of 15 August in the honor of the Blessed Virgin

Procession of 15 August in the honor of the Blessed Virgin

Lectio divina and silent prayer help to interiorize the choral office and to establish a dialogue of the heart with God. (Constitutions)

Lectio divina in the monk's cell