The Brothers' Schedule

This is a timetable of a typical week-day for a lay monk or a donate at the Charterhouse of the Transfiguration. In grey are the conventual Offices in the Church.

Matins, Lauds, Prime, Terce, Sext, None, Vespers and Complines name the Offices which punctuate the day, about every two hours.

 

12:00pm Rise  
12:15am To Church Night Office : Matins
  On return to cell Prayers (Option : Maternal; Paters & Aves; Psalms) - return to sleep
6:00am Rise Prime - Prayer time - Lectio divina
7:00am Brother's Chapel Brother's mass - (optional)
7:45am To Church Angelus
7:45am In Church Conventual mass
  On return to cell Bread and tea for those who want
  In cell Terce
9:30am Work  
11:45am Angélus  
11:45am In cell Sext
  Meal- Recreation The time of recreation may be employed freely.
  In cell Recitation of the Office of None before going to work
1:30pm Manual Work until 4pm
4:00pm Return to cell Free time
5:00pm To Church Vespers
  On return to cell Free time - light evening meal
7:00pm Angélus - Compline Recitation of Complines before going to bed
8:00pm Bedtime Advisable before 8:15pm.