"As soon as they are up, they stand and sing the prophetic hymns... Neither cithara, nor syrinx, nor any other musical instrumentt emits such sound as is to be heard in the deep silence and solitude of those holy men as they sing" ~ Saint John Chrysostom

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Daily Schedule of St. Antony's Retreat House

All non-fasting days — Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday:
4:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Midnight Praises and Divine Liturgy
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Personal Time
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Assigned Work
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Rest Time
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Agpeya: None (9th Hour), Vespers (11th Hour), Compline (12th Hour), and Veil prayers
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Retreat and Meditation Time
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Spiritual Talk
9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Refreshments
9:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Midnight Prayers
10:00 p.m. Sleep Time

All fasting days, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:
4:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. Midnight Praises
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Personal Time
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Divine Liturgy
(Saturday & Sunday: 9:00-11:30 a.m.)
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Assigned Work
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Rest Time
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Agpeya: None (9th Hour), Vespers (11th Hour), Compline (12th Hour), and Veil prayers
(Saturday: 5:00-7:00 p.m. - Vespers prayers & raising of incense)
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Retreat and Meditation Time
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Spiritual Talk
9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Refreshments
9:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Midnight Prayers
10:00 p.m. Sleep Time
 
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