Desert House of Prayer

Our Daily Schedule

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

6:30 – 6:50 amCentering Prayer
7:00 – 7:10 amMorning Prayer
7:15 amCommunity Eucharist
7:00 – 8:30 amBreakfast in silence
12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch in silence
4:00 – 4:50 pmCentering Prayer
5:00 pmEvening Vespers
5:15 pmMeal blessing followed by dinner in conversation

Tuesdays

6:30 – 6:50 amCentering Prayer
7:00 – 7:10 amMorning Prayer
7:00 – 8:30 amBreakfast in silence
10 – 10:45 amCommunity Eucharist
11:00 – 12:00 pmPeace and Justice Forum with Fr. Ricardo in the library
12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch in silence
4:00 – 4:50 pmCentering Prayer
5:00 pmEvening Vespers
5:15 pmMeal blessing followed by dinner in conversation

Fridays (Hermit Days)

7:00 – 8:30 amBreakfast in silence
12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch in silence
4:30 pmCommunity Eucharist for peace and justice
5:15 pmDinner in silence (modified fasting for peace and justice)

Saturdays

6:30 – 6:50 amCentering Prayer
7:00 – 7:10 amMorning Prayer
7:00 – 8:30 amBreakfast in silence
12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch in silence
4:00 – 4:50 pmCentering Prayer
5:00 pmEvening Vespers
5:15 pmMeal blessing followed by dinner in conversation
7:00 pmCompline followed by adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Sundays

7:00 – 8:00 amBreakfast in silence
9 amCommunity Eucharist
11:30 – 12:30 pmLunch in silence
4:30 pmEvening Vespers followed by social hour in common room
5:15 pmMeal blessing followed by dinner in conversation
Main Chapel
Inside the Main Chapel
Oratory Chapel
Common Room/Dining Room