Our other activities

The monks have many other activities, most of them not for profit, with many of them related to the life and needs of the community.
Here is a quick overview of these activities:


- retreats,

- guided tours for our numerous visitors,

- noviciat: young monks follow a four year formation under the instruction of Father Maître and father Zélateur, during the course of which they study the rule of Saint Benedict, Holy Scripture and the spirituality and history of monastic life,

- the library,

- la lectio divina, la lecture spirituelle et l'étude sacrée,

- the sacristy,

- the infirmary,

- the book binding workship (for library purposes),

- the kitchen garden and orchard,

- building maintenance,

- cooking and refectory duties,

- housekeeping.