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St. Patrick's Friary

26 Cornwall Road, Waterloo, London SE1 8TW

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The Order of Friars Minor Conventual

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GREYFRIAR

Our Horarium

Each Conventual community is unique, and due to their individual work or study commitments, timetables may vary from place to place. However, in all of our communities emphasis is always placed on private and common prayer throughout the day.

 

A typical day in a Convenual Friary may look like something like this.

 

06:30      Office of Readings & Mass with Morning Prayer (Lauds)

 

08:00       Breakfast

 

09:00       Work/Study

 

12:00       Midday Prayer (Sext)

 

12:30       Lunch

 

13:00       Work/Study

 

17:45      Meditation followed by Evening Prayer (Vespers)

                [Lectio divina and Holy Hour once in the week]

 

18:30      Supper and washup

19:30      Holy Rosary followed by Night Prayer (Compline)

 

20:00      Recreation/Free Time

 

20:30      Study/Prayer

 

22:00      Sleep