Daily Schedule

The Daily Schedule

A daily schedule is essential in the life of the Brother because it allows him to constantly fulfill the will of God through obedience to their duty of state. It also provides a constancy to the life of the Brother allowing him to make better use of his time ensuring that no duties get neglected. A constant schedule will provide opportunity to build good habits assuring perseverance and order. The Brother will put his duties before his own personal will allowing him to direct his intentions to God before all his actions.

Below are the schedules that correspond to the days in the week in the life of the Brother

Daily Schedule

6:00am – Rise

6:30am – Prime, followed by mental prayer

7:15am – Mass

8:05am – Breakfast (followed by clean up; then study / prayer time)

9:00am → 11:45am – Morning classes (see separate schedule) (includes Chant practice)  

11:45am → 12:10pm – Study / prayer time

12:15pm – Sext

12:30pm – Dinner (followed by clean up and recreation (talking allowed))

2:00pm – End of recreation (Wed., recreation till 4:00pm (outside: March → December) )

2:10pm → 4:15pm – Manual work – meet in Refectory and come dressed for work

4:15pm → 4:30pm – Coffee break (optional)(Wed. 4:00-5:00pm Free time, then study/prayer)

4:30pm → 5:25pm – Study / prayer time

4:40pm → 5:25pm – Polyphony practice – Friday only (optional)

5:30pm – Spiritual Conference (except Wed. and Thur., before 1st Fri. (Holy Hour))

6:00pm – Rosary (w/ Benediction on Thurs.) (Way of the Cross on some Fridays)

6:30pm – Supper (followed by clean up and recreation)

8:00pm – End of recreation; study / prayer time

8:30pm – Compline; followed by Grand Silence

10:00pm – Lights out