You're likely to have lots of questions about what monks do, how
they live and work, what they do for fun and how prayer shapes the
rhythm of their days.
If you're curious about whether this lifestyle might be right
for you, come and visit us. Roman Catholic men who are single and
interested in learning more about living the Benedictine commitment
to prayer and work can experience the community life during a
A formal come-and-see experience, "A Monastic Observance," is
scheduled each year from December 28 - January 1.
At other times during the year, it is also possible and
encouraged to make a visit, staying in the Guest House and Retreat
Center. During your visit, you will have an opportunity to
witness and participate in monastic life, learning about
day-to-day life and praying alongside the monks. You'll discover
firsthand about Saint Meinrad's work and its long tradition of
service to the Catholic Church.
To find out more or to sign up, please call (812) 357-6381 or