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A Day in the Walls…
A look into the cloistered life.

All Time Is at the Service of God, Especially for Those Called
to a Life of Enclosure

Dominican SisterBenedictine MonksPoor Clares

What is life in a cloistered or monastic community like? How do the members spend the long hours of the day? Is every minute filled with prayer? Spend a few moments within the walls of these women's and men's communities to get a rare glimpse at their hidden lives.

Women's

Benedictine Nuns of Westfield, Vermont

Poor Clare Nuns of Rockford, Illinois

Cloistered Dominican Nuns of Summit, New Jersey

Discalced Carmelite Nuns, Iron Mountain, Michigan

Visitation Nuns, Toledo, Ohio

Men's

Holy Transfiguration Skete, Eagle Harbor, Michigan

Mount Angel Abbey, Saint Benedict, Oregon
 


Cloistered Life Glossary

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Vatican Document
Apostolic Constitution Vultum Dei Quaerere on Woman's Contemplative Life
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Special Event
World Day of Cloistered Life - Pro Orantibus Day
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Free Audio Book
A Right to Be Merry By Mother Mary Francis, P.C.C.
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Terms
Glossary of Cloistered Life terms
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