Prayer & Retreats

All visitors are welcome to join the monks for the daily prayers in the Monastery Oratory, Sunday Mass is held in the Abbey Church. Individuals and groups are invited to take part in their own retreats at the Monastery Guesthouse and Old Convent, and spiritual direction is available on request.

Benedictine Experience Programme

For those interested in guided retreats, each year the Community and Guesthouse runs a series of Benedictine Experience weekends. These weekends in the monastery guesthouse provide the opportunity to enter fully into the monastic rhythm and balance of prayer, work, lectio divina, hospitality and community life. There will be opportunities to to ponder the riches of the scriptures and monastic literature both in groups sessions and in personal silence and solitude. Participants are also invited to join the community for silent meals in the refectory. in 2018 these weekends will run on;

March 9 - 11, April 27 - 29 and July 13 - 15

For further enquiries please phone the Guesthouse or email guesthouse@newnorcia.wa.edu.au

Download the full 2018 Retreat Brochure