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“On the feasts of Saints, and indeed
on all solemn festivals, the Sunday Order
of celebration is followed.”
Rule of Saint Benedict 14, 1

Calendar

  • Palm sunday

    This feast is celebrated on the Sunday before Easter.

    08.30Mass
    10.00Procession, Conventual Mass. The procession starts from the Youth house.
  • Monday to Wednesday during Holy Week

    05.20Matins and Lauds
    0.90Mass
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.30Vespers
    20.15Compline
  • Maundy Thursday

    05.20Matins and Lauds
    09.00Terce
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.00Liturgy of Maundy Thursday, followed by the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament till 22.00 h
    20.15Spiritual reading and Compline
  • Good Friday

    05.20Solemn Matins
    07.30Somen Lauds
    09.00Terce
    12.00Sext
    15.00Liturgy of Good Friday
    20.15Spiritual reading and Compline
  • Easter Vigils

    05.20Solemn Matins
    07.30Solemn Lauds
    09.00Terce
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.30Vespers
    22.30Liturgy of the Easter Vigil
  • Easter Sunday, Solemnity

    07.30Solemn Lauds (entfällt, wenn in der Osternacht die Umstellung auf die Sommerzeit erfolgt)
    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.30Verspers
    20.15Compline
  • Easter Monday

    05.20Matins and Lauds
    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.30Vespers
    20.15Compline
  • Ascension of the Lord, Solemnity

    This Solemnity is celebrated 40 days after Easter.

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
  • Pentecost Sunday, Solemnity

    This Solemnity is celebrated on the 50th days after Easter.

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
  • Pentecost Monday

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
  • The Most Holy Trinity, Solemnity

    This Solemnity is celebrated on the Sunday after Pentecost.

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
  • Corpus Christi, Solemnity

    This Solemnity is celebrated on the second Thursday after Pentecost.

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
    17.30Vespers and Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament
  • The Sacred Heart of Jesus, Solemnity

    This Solemnity is celebrated on the third Friday after Pentecost.
    Commemoration of the beginning of solemn divine offices at Gerleve Abbey in 1904.

    09.00Mass
    17.30Vespers and Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament
  • Christ the King, Solemnity

    This Solemnity is celebrated on the last Sunday before the first Sunday of Advent.

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
  • Holy Family, Feast

    This feast is celebrated on the Sunday after Christmas or on December 30th.

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
  • 1. Mother of God, Solemnity

    End of Christmas Octave

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
  • 6. Epiphany, Solemnity

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 25. Conversion of St. Paul, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when January 25th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 2. Presentation of the Lord, Feast

    The Solemn Mass starts with a procession from the entrance of the monastery through the cloisters into the church.

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 10. St. Scholastica, Feast

    Sister of St Benedict. This feast will not be celebrated when February 10th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 14. Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Feast

    Patrons of Europa. This feast will not be celebrated when February 14th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 22. Chair of St. Peter, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when February 22nd is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 24. St. Matthias, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when February 24th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 19. St. Joseph, Solemnity

    Patron of Gerleve AbbeyThis solemnity will be postponed when March 19th is a Sunday or a day during Holy Week or the Easter Octave.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 21. Passing of St. Benedict, Solemnity

    Founder of our Order. This solemnity will be postponed when March 21st is a Sunday or a day during Holy Week or the Easter Octave.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 25. Annunciation of the Lord, Solemnity

    This solemnity will be postponed when March 25th is a Sunday or a day during Holy Week or the Easter Octave.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 26. St. Liudger, Solemnity

    First bishop of Münster. This solemnity will be postponed when March 26th is a Sunday or a day during Holy Week or the Easter Octave.

    09.00Solemn Mass with veneration of our relics of St Liudger
    17.30Vespers with veneration of our relics of St Liudger
  • 26. St. Mark, Solemnity

    This feast will not be celebrated when April 25th is a Sunday or a day during the Easter Octave.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 29. St. Catherine, Feast

    Patron of Europe. This feast will not be celebrated when April 25th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 1. St. Joseph, Memorial

    May 1st is a public holiday (»Labor Day«). The memorial of St. Joseph will not be celebrated when May 1st is a Sunday.

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (Monday — Saturday)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 3. Ss. Philip and James, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when May 3rd is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 5. St. Bonifatius, Feast

    Apostle of Germany. This feast will not be celebrated when June 5th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 24. St. John the Baptist, Solemnity

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 29. Ss. Peter and Paul, Solemnity

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 2. Visitation, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when July 2nd is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 3. St. Thomas, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when July 3rd is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 11. St. Benedict, Solemnity

    Patron of Europe

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 23. St. Bridget, Feast

    Patron of Europe. This feast will not be celebrated when July 23rd is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 25. St. James, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when July 25th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 6. Transfiguration of the Lord, Feast

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 9. St. Edith Stein, Feast

    Patron of Europe. This feast will not be celebrated when August 9th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 10. St Lawrence, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when August 10th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 15. Assumtion of the Blessed Virgin, Solemnity

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 24. St. Bartholomew, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when August 24th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 27. Dedication of the Church of Gerleve Abbey, Solemnity

    Memorial of the dedication of the church of Gerleve Abbey in 1950

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 3. St. Gregory the Great, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when September 3rd is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 8. Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when September 8th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 14. Triumph of the Cross, Feast

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
    17.30Vespers and benediction with our relic of the Holy Cross
  • 21. St. Matthew, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when September 21st is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 29. Ss. Archangels, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when September 29th is a Sunday.

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 30. Dedication of the Cathedral of Münster, Feast

    Memorial of the dedication of the cathedral of Münster in 1264.This feast will not be celebrated when September 30th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mas
  • 3. –

    October 3rd is a public holiday (»Day of German Unity«).

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (Monday – Saturday)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 18. St. Luke, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when October 18th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 28. Ss. Simon and Jude, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when October 28th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 1. All Saints, Solemnity

    08.30Mass
    10.00Solmen Mass
  • 2. Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.30Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 9. Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, Feast

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 11. St. Martin, Solemnity

    Patron of the Beuronese Congregation

    08.30Mass (only on Sundays)
    09.00Solemn Mass (only on weekdays)
    10.00Solemn Mass (only on Sundays)
  • 30. St. Andrew, Feast

    This feast will not be celebrated when November 30h is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 8. Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity

    This solemnity will be translates when December 8th is a Sunday.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 24. Christmas Eve

    05.20Matins and Lauds
    09.00Solemn Mass
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.30Solemn Vespers
    19.30Solemn Office of Readings (until 21.00 h)
    23.30Christmas Mass (until 00.40 h)
  • 25. Christmas, Solemnity

    07.30Lauds
    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.30Solemn Vespers and Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament
    20.15Solemn Compline
  • 26. St. Stephen, Feast

    When December 26th is a Sunday, this feast will be replaced by the Feast of the Holy Family.

    05.20Matins and Lauds
    08.30Mass
    10.00Solemn Mass
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.30Vespers
    21.15Compline
  • 27. St. John, Feast

    When December 27th is a Sunday, this feast will be replaced by the Feast of the Holy Familiy.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 28. Holy Innocents, Feast

    When December 28th is a Sunday, this feast will be replaced by the Feast of the Holy Familiy.

    09.00Solemn Mass
  • 31. 7th Day of the Octave of Christmas

    When December 31st is a Sunday, this feast will be replaced by the Feast of the Holy Familiy.

    05.20Matins and Lauds
    09.00Solemns Mass
    12.00Sext
    13.15None
    17.30Vespers
    20.15Compline