Entry Requirement

If you feel that God may be calling you to monastic life in Mount Saint Joseph Abbey, the following are requirements for entry:

  • To be a practicing Catholic, who has an attraction to prayer.
  • Good physical and mental strength.
  • Spiritual and emotional maturity.
  • At ease with solitude and silence.
  • Have the capacity to learn from others.
  • Be willing to adapt and grow within the monastic environment.
  • Ready to meet the challenges of community life.
  • Aged between 20 – 40

They are happy, who dwell in your house, for ever singing your praise. Ps 83

Contact Br Malachy Thompson, Vocations Director, at vocations@msjroscrea.ie or via the contact page.