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A Day at the Carmel

Daily Schedule:

5:30 a.m. Rise
6:00 a.m. Angelus followed by one hour silent prayer
7:00 a.m. Lauds (Morning Prayer of the Breviary) after which Grand Silence ends
7:30 a.m. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass followed by 15 minutes silent Thanksgiving Terce (Midmorning Prayer)
8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Novitiate lessons, or half an hour of Spiritual Reading
10:00 a.m. Manual Work
11:45 a.m. Sext (Midday Prayer)
12:00 p.m. Angelus followed by Dinner
1:00 p.m. Recreation
2:00 p.m. None (Midafternoon Prayer) followed by singing practice
3:00 p.m. Manual Work
4:30 p.m. Vespers (Evening Prayer) followed by one hour silent prayer
6:00 p.m. Angelus followed by Supper
7:00 p.m. Recreation
8:00 p.m. Compline (Night Prayer) followed by Grand Silence until after Lauds the next day
Free time in your room
9:30 p.m. Matins (Office of Readings)
10:30 p.m. Retire