NOVICE:

As a Slovenian proverb puts it: “Start every job with God in order to be successful at it”.  We monks begin our day before dawn with the Liturgy of the Hours at 5.00, and finish at 19.30 in the evening with the Compline (Night Prayer).  During the day the monks’ life is arranged more or less according to the following schedule:

5.00 – Vigils with readings and Lauds
6.00-6.30 – Meditation and Lectio Divina
6.30 – Holy Mass
7.00 – Terce
7.15 – Remembering the departed of the day
7.30 – Breakfast
8.00–12.00 – Work
12.15 – Sext
12.30 – Lunch
13.00 – None (mid-afternoon prayer)
13.15-14.00 – Relaxation
14.00-16.30 – Work
17.30 – Vespers
18.00 – Dinner
18.30 – Relaxation
19.00 – Reading in the chapter hall, Compline

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