The Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a community of 28 monks spanning several generations, who live, work and pray together.
The Lay Associates of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit invite you to explore their program. Any Catholic adult who feels called to live a lay contemplative lifestyle in the spirit of the Rule of St. Benedict and the Cistercian tradition is welcome.
In 1944, twenty one Trappist monks left Gethsemani Abbey in Kentucky and embarked on a journey similar to those originating in early Christianity. The trip led them to the wilderness of rural Georgia where they founded the Monastery of the Holy Spirit