CHURCH SERVICE

The Abbey church is open for quiet contemplation and church service visits, which take place on church holidays and every Sunday at 09.00 am.

„For let nothing be preferred before the Work of God.“

The Rule of St. Benedict 43, 3

Please note that due to COVID-19, there are currently no public services in the Neresheim Abbey church and in the Maria Buch chapel.

Church Service

Day by day, the monks of the community, joined by the faithful of the region, celebrate the liturgies in this House of God, singing Gregorian chant in Latin as well as prayers in German.

The monastic services and holy masses in the abbey church are open to all. Please be seated before the beginning, and don’t leave before the ending.

On Sundays and public holidays
  • 05.00 a.m.: Vigils and Lauds, in German and Latin, in the chapter in the enclosure
  • 08.30 a.m.: Parish Mass, all in German, with homily, with hymns, with organ music
  • 10.00 a.m.: Community High Mass with Terce and incense, with chant in Latin, readings and prayers in German, with homily, with organ music
  • 12.05 p.m.: Midday Prayer (Sext and None) in German
  • 02.30 p.m.: Celebrated Vespers, chant in Latin, reading in German, with Blessing, with organ music
  • 07.30 p.m.: Compline, in German or Latin
On weekdays
  • 05.00 a.m.: Vigils and Lauds, in German and Latin, in the chapter in the enclosure
  • 09:00 a.m.: Community High Mass with Terce, chant in Latin, readings and prayers in German, with organ msuic
  • 12.05 p.m.: Midday Prayer (Sext and None) in German
  • 06.00 p.m.: Vespers, chant in Latin, reading in German, with organ music
  • 07.30 p.m.: Compline, in German or Latin
For special interest

The community is praying 150 psalms every week, following the monastic pattern “B”.
At mass we are following the ordinary rite.

Contact

Benediktinerabtei
Kloster Neresheim 12
73450 Neresheim

Tel.: 07326 / 85 01 (Monastery gate)
Fax: 07326 / 85 133
E-mail: verwaltung@abtei-neresheim.de