Holy Spirit Abbey

Founded March 21, 1944 A life of prayer, silence, solitude, manual labor, with emphasis on community and hospitality Brothers from Gethsemani Abbey settled on an old cotton plantation called Honey Creek in 1944. The Monastery of the Holy Spirit is near the town of Conyers Georgia, on 2,300 acres of land, 45 miles from Atlanta. Guest House: Have you ever just wanted to "get away from it all"? ...Put the world behind you and just commune with God. If so, the Monastery of the Holy Spirit is the perfect haven where you can rest, study the word of God, pray, put your thoughts in a journal, and learn about the monastic life. Here you may Retreat, Rest, Reflect, and Renew. Contact rhouse@trappist.net We offer a Sacred Space for persons seeking to encounter God in solitude, in stillness, in the beauty of nature, in the healing rhythm of the contemplative lifestyle in the presence of a praying Community.

Vocation Director Name: 
Brother Elias
Address: 
2625 Hwy 212 SW Conyers, GA 30094-4044
Retreat Dates: 
March 14-17, 2016; July 1-3, 2016; November 25-27, 2016
Members: 
40 monks
Principal means of support: 
Retreat house, Abbey Gift Store, Bonsai Store, Stained Glass production, Bakery, (fruitcake, fudge, biscotti).

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