Horarium (Schedule)

“The prayer, work, and recreation of the day should be so ordered that they both flow from and contribute to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours around which the horarium revolves” (cf. our Constitutions).

1:30

Rise for Matins

4:55

Rise for Lauds

5:15

Morning prayers, Lauds, cross prayer, Angelus

6:00

Coffee

6:25

Exposition of Blessed Sacrament, meditation

7:00

Holy Mass
20 minutes interval after Mass, followed by
Terce

8:30

Work period/assigned periods of adoration

11:10

Sext (study time for postulants and novices)
Particular examen, cross prayer

11:40

Angelus, Dinner
Dishes, work period

1:20

Siesta, Scripture reading, study
or other quiet occupations

1:50

Cross prayer and None

2:25

Novitiate instructions/adoration/work period

4:00

Rosary, Vespers, meditation

5:20

Collation

6:00

Angelus
Quiet time for study, prayer, Scripture or spiritual reading

6:40

Recreation

7:30

Compline

8:45

Bell for retiring

FRIDAY:


3:30

Rosary and Vespers, followed by chapter
Collation and recreation times announced

SATURDAY:


11:00

Sext, prayer period

1:45

Cross prayer and None

4:20

Franciscan crown, Vespers, meditation

5:50

Collation
Free time (20min)

6:40

Recreation

SUNDAYS AND SOLEMNITIES:


As on weekdays, except no interval after Holy Mass
Extra prayer ad libitum throughout the day

11:00

Sext, prayer period

3:30

Vespers, rosary, Benediction

5:00

Sunday supper

6:30

Recreation

You are welcome to our public chapel to join us throughout the day for times of prayer.