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With the Benedictines, your journey starts here. Please be sure to explore all possibilities and choose the option right for you to deepen your experience of the spiritual life.

Explore our World

Amazing prayerful adventures are waiting for you. Treat yourself and see what monastic life has to offer!

Discover Inner Peace and Serenity

Meet new people, and an ancient religious culture within the Catholic tradition, which has been able to adapt in over 1,500 years of history.

Choose your next timeout with us, we will look after you, and God will take care of the rest.

The Benedictine Monks at Arcadia are committed to the Safeguarding values of the Diocese of Broken Bay in which we live:

Upcoming Events

The Christian Meditation Day scheduled for Sunday May 17th has been cancelled due to the Corona Virus outbreak.

No decision has been made yet on the August 16th and November 15th Christian Meditation Days.

Our address:

St Benedict’s Monastery

121 Arcadia Rd, Arcadia, NSW, 2159

email: monks@benedictine.org.au

Phone numbers:

Fr David (Prior) 0400 371 260

Fr Alberic 0414 337 757

Fr Michael 0455 329 607

Fr Hilarion 0478 909 541

Fr Bernard 0416 032 497

Br Terry 0438 282 318 (guest master)

Br Mario 0409 032 930

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  • Explore our Library!
  • With over 30,000 volumes there is a lot to discover.
  • Specialist areas include:
    • Biblical Studies,
    • Early Christian Writings,
    • Monasticism,
    • Spirituality,
    • Liturgy,
    • Theology,
    • History and much more…
  • Its focus is on serious scholarship and the collection includes many monographs and journals in a variety of languages.
  • Wendy Bartlett, our librarian is available Wednesdays 8am to 4pm.