Matthew 7:7-8

‘Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For every one who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.’

For those who are discerning their vocation and wish to attend; our next monastic experience weekend will take place at Mount Saint Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, on the weekend of 28th to 30th June, 2013.

It is an opportunity for men between the ages of 20 and 40 who may be discerning a monastic vocation to find out more about monastic life and to listen to God’s call by sharing the rhythm of the monastic daily prayer schedule. There will be an opportunity to speak one-to-one with a monk and reflect together on the monastic vocation.

This might be for you:

 a.. If you feel attracted to monastic life and wonder whether it might be for you;
 b.. If you have thought sometimes that God might be calling you to religious life, but have hesitated to take the first step;
To make an enquiry or to arrange a meeting to talk about your vocation discernment, please contact our Vocations Director, Br Malachy Thompson (email: