Monday, March 23, 2009

Trappist Monastery

Trappist Monastery, Guimaras

The Trappist Monastery grounds is a peaceful and sacred enclave in Guimaras run by monks of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance. These monks follow the rule of St. Benedict and are best known for the extreme austerity or strictness that characterizes their discipline.

Trappist Monastery, Guimaras

The monks earn a living by selling souvenir items and processed foods such as jellies, jams, candies, piyaya and more, which are sold in a small shop within the monastery grounds. All the products are from ingredients grown in the Trappist grounds.

Trappist Monastery, Guimaras

You can tour the monastery grounds, visit their prayer areas. Don’t forget to talk with the monks and nuns. They’re all friendly and are full of wise thoughts and things to contemplate about while you’re spending your time in serenity. There are also guest houses available at reasonable prices for those who would want a retreat from the stresses of life.

Trappist Monastery, Guimaras

The Trappist Monastery is located in Bgy. San Miguel, Jordan Town in Guimaras. From Iloilo, Jordan, Guimaras can be reached by riding a pumpboat in Ortiz St., Iloilo City. Then from Jordan Port, one can arrange transportation to the Trappist Monastery with the help of the Provincial Tourism Office Outpost. It is approximately a 20-30 minute multicab / jeepney ride from the Jordan Port.

Contact Person: Guest Master Rev. Fr. Bruno Mendoza
Contact Numbers: (63)(033) 5813385 / 09274634465 /5913393


7 Comments:

vince said...

baskog pics bah. hehe

KALOY&LARA said...

we are wondering if you serve breakfast. Our family of 6 would like to visit tomorrow AM.

noel said...

Well, this is a question. Does anyone know the schedules pof church services at the Trappist Monastery during Holy Week, sp Thursday to Saturday? Thanks. We will visit to pray.
Doc Noel

noel said...

Well, this is a question. Does anyone know the schedules pof church services at the Trappist Monastery during Holy Week, sp Thursday to Saturday? Thanks. We will visit to pray.
Doc Noel

noel said...

Well, this is a question. Does anyone know the schedules of church services at the Trappist Monastery during Holy Week, sp Thursday to Saturday? Thanks. We will visit to pray.
Doc Noel

noel said...

Sorry. The blog says wrong password, but posted the message!

chYmera said...

you guys can contact Trappist Monastery directly for more inquiries.

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