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.


Tours of Saint Meinrad, led by a Benedictine monk, are given each Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Central Time. The tour begins at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center.

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

Guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more, with advance notice. For tour information, call Guest Services at (800) 581-6905 or (812) 357-6611.

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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