Pray with Us


Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.

Psalm 119:164

Opus Dei, or God‘s Work, is the main apostolate of the Benedictines of Stilfontein and takes place 7 times daily in the Church of Our Lady of Good Hope in the form of communal prayer, adapted to our Missionary Charism.

The Benedictines of Stilfontein celebrate the ancient offices of Matins, Lauds, Prime, Mid-Day Prayer, Vespers, and Compline, in additional to the Holy Eucharist.


05:00 Matins, followed by Lauds

07:30 Prime & Chapter

12:00 Mid-Day Prayers (Terce, Sext, and None combined) followed by Holy Eucharist

5:00pm Vespers

8:00pm Compline


07:00 Matins, followed by Lauds

5:00pm Vespers, followed by Holy Eucharist

8:00pm Compline follows Matins of Sunday

Sunday & Solemnities

07:00 Lauds

11:00 Holy Eucharist (St Thomas)

5:00pm Vespers, Exposition, Litany, and Benediction