The horarium is the monks' daily routine. Horarium is Latin for "the hours."

Here is the weekday schedule for the monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey:

5:30 a.m. Vigils and Lauds

6:30 a.m. Breakfast

7:00 a.m. Holy Reading

7:30 a.m. Mass

8:30 a.m. Work

12 noon Midday Prayer and Lunch

1:00 p.m. Work

5:00 p.m. Vespers

5:30 p.m. Holy Reading

6:00 p.m. Supper

6:30 p.m. Community Recreation

7:00 p.m. Compline

7:30 p.m. Recreation, Study and Leisure

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