What is the practice of silence during retreats?

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 14:07 -- smurray

We strongly encourage you to maintain a spirit of silence during your retreat.  We especially encourage you to observe the period of Grand Silence that extends from Compline, the last prayer of the day, until after Lauds in the morning.  Please, no playing of musical instruments anywhere on monastery grounds. Radios, iPod, or other personal music systems should be used with headphones.