Timetable

We warmly welcome you to our Retreat Centre here in beautiful Ngakuru and we pray that you will have a peaceful and fruitful stay with us.

 
 
With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.
— Isaiah 12.3
 
 

Liturgy
 

The Divine Office, the Official Prayer of the Church, is one that has been sung by countless Benedictine Monks and Nuns for hundreds of years from the 5th Century down to the present day and continues to be sung by the Tyburn Nuns, seven times a day.

  

Holy Mass for Tyburn Monastery Rotorua
Rev. Fr. Carl Telford has now kindly taken up the chaplaincy of our community. He will be living on site in the Chaplains flat. The new Mass times are as follows for the monastery in Rotorua only (Holy Mass at Tyburn Auckland is at 9.30am everyday) and any future changes will be noted here:

Sunday 10th Nov: 11.15am

Monday 11th Nov: 5.00pm

Tuesdays: 9.00am

Wednesdays: 9.00am

Thursday 7th Nov: 8.00am

Friday 8th: 5.00pm

Saturday 9th Nov: 10.15am

Nocturns
5:30am  (Wednesday and Sunday 6.30am)

Lauds
6:40am  (Wednesday and Sunday 8.00am)

Terce
9:40am  ( Sunday 9.40am)

Sext
11:35am  (Sundays said with None at 2.35pm)

None
2:40pm

Vespers
4:20pm

Compline
7:30pm

During the day the Sisters do Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament. If you would like to do an adoration (for a half hour e.g.) please contact the Guest Mistress.

  


Meals

Dinner
12:30pm

Supper
6:30pm

Main meal is at midday. Breakfast is self- serve in the mornings. Tea/coffee available any time of the day. Please try to be punctual when the meals are being served. It would be appreciated if the Spirit of Monastic Silence could be maintained, in respect of other retreatants.

Thank you.

God bless you!