The Abbey of Sainte-Cécile is a monastery of Benedictine nuns in Solesmes village, a few hundred yards from the Abbey of Saint-Pierre. You can attend the following offices:
Terce and Mass: 9.45 am
Sext: 12.45 pm
None: 1.45 pm
Vespers: 4.30 pm (5.00 pm on Thursdays)
The Abbey of Sainte-Cécile owns two small houses, each with three bedrooms and a kitchen, for retreatants. Guests can either make their own meals in their house or eat in the guests’ dining room at the Abbey of Sainte-Cécile.
The guest mistress can be contacted on the following number: 02 43 92 17 15
Young women aged 18-30 who want to discover monastic life can make a retreat that includes an introduction to the liturgy, lectio divina, Gregorian chant, etc. Please ring: 02 43 95 45 02 or write to: firstname.lastname@example.org for details.