Monastery of the Most Holy Redeemer, Bolwarra Heights, Australia

Horarium

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Monastery of the Most Holy Redeemer

 Redemptoristine Nuns, Australia

DAILY MONASTIC HORARIUM

(Basic Outline)

 

5:30am           Matins

                        Morning Meditation

                        Interval (breakfast)

 

7:45am           Lauds

 

8:30am           Holy Mass

                       Thanksgiving

 

9:15am           Terce

 

9:30am           Great Silence Ends

                        Work

 

11:30am         Sext

                        Examen

                        Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 

12:10pm         Dinner with religious tape or reading

                        Procession to Choir, prayers, wash-up

                        Retire to Cell (rest or exercise in winter)

 

1:00pm           Little Silence Begins

 

2:00pm           Work

 

3:00pm           Acknowledge the hour of Christ's death

                        "Immerse yourself in my Passion. 

                        Implore my mercy for sinners"

 

3:15pm           Afternoon Meditation on the Passion of

                        Our Lord (either in Choir or in a Station

                        Cloister)

 

3:45pm           None

 

4:00pm           Little Silence Ends

                        Tea (Friday: Confession)

                        Free for work, study, personal

                        recreation or exercise.

 

4:45pm           Lectio Divina

 

4:55pm           Spiritual Reading

 

5:30pm           Exposition - Holy Hour,

                        Evening Meditation

                        Vespers (Friday: Benediction follows)

 

6:40pm           Supper with Recreation or religious

                        tape/sacred music, wash-up

 

7:40pm           Interval

 

8:15pm           Great Silence Begins

                        Compline

                        (Wed/Sat hermit night: Compline private)

                        Retire to Cell

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