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A typical daily schedule for Benedictine, Cistercian, and Trappist monasteries, with some minor variations, looks like this, -

Two Week Monastic Schedule of Psalms Week I & Week II, Monastery of the Holy Spirit, - Conyers, Georgia

3:10 a.m. Rise

3:30 a.m. - Vigils (communal praying of the Psalms)

4:15 a.m. Personal Prayer, Lectio, light Breakfast,

6 a.m. (6:40 a.m. Sundays) Lauds, Eucharist, Personal prayer & reading

8 a.m. The Great (communal) Silence ends

9 a.m. Morning work until Noon ie; Trappist Preserves, infirmary, running retreats, teaching, property maintenance, Book Store, etc, ..

10 a.m. Tierce (mid-morning prayer in the workplace)

12:15 p.m. Sext (midday prayer, lunch

1 p.m. Dishes, rest or a walk

2 p.m. None (mid-afternoon prayer) followed by afternoon work

4:30 p.m. Time for prayer, reading, exercise

5:40 p.m. Vespers (evening prayer) followed by a light supper, time for personal prayer, reading

7:40 p.m. Compline (night prayer)

8 p.m. Retire, the Great (communal) Silence Begins

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