Prayer Schedule & Tours

Prayer Schedule

The monks pray the Liturgy of the Hours and celebrate Mass daily in the Archabbey Church. Times are subject to change.

To confirm the times of prayer before your visit, please call the Guest House at (800) 581-6905. 

Saint Meinrad is on Central Time.

Monday - Saturday*
5:30 am    Vigils and Lauds (Morning Prayer)
7:30 am Mass
Noon Noon Prayer
5:00 pm Vespers (Evening Prayer)
7:00 pm Compline
Sundays and Major Feast Days
7:15 am   
Vigils and Lauds (Morning Prayer)
9:30 am Mass
Noon Noon Prayer
5:00 pm Vespers
7:00 pm Compline

*Please note: On major feast days, the monks follow the Sunday schedule.


Please note: At this time, the regular Saturday afternoon tours are not available.

Self-guided tours are available anytime. Pick up a free Visitor's Guide, which includes a walking tour of the campus, at one of these locations: the Guest House, Memorial Lobby, or the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Gift Shop.

Or, scan the QR code found at the entrance to the Guest House and St. Bede Hall to listen to a guided audio tour.

st benedict mural

In the Benedictine motto Ora et labora (pray and work), it is "ora," or "pray," that comes first.

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