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Monastic Housing Program

Monastic Experience and Housing Program

The monks of Mount Michael Abbey are pleased to offer living space to college students and other young men.  The primary but not exclusive audiences for the accommodations are alumni of Mount Michael and Oblates of Mount Michael. But the program is open to all who are interested.

Learn More About the Program


Mass & Prayer Schedules
6:30am – Morning Prayer
7:15 am – Mass
11:45 am – Mid-day Prayer*
5:15 pm – Evening Prayer (Vespers)
7:00 pm – Night Prayer (Compline)*
8:00 am – Morning Prayer & Mass
11:45 am- Mid-day Prayer*
5:15 pm – Evening Prayer (Vespers)
7:00 pm – Night Prayer (Compline)*
7:00 am Morning Prayer
9:30 am Mass
11:00 am Mid-day Prayer*
5:15 pm Evening Prayer (Vespers)
7:00 pm Night Prayer (Compline)*

*take place at the Abbey Oratory rather than the chapel.

Mass Intention
Mount Michael Abbey welcomes request for Mass intentions. We will see to it that the Masses are celebrated as promptly as possible.The offering you make should correspond with that suggested by the diocese in which you reside. Your pastor will be able to inform you of what the stipend of a particular diocese may be.$10.00 is the suggested offering in the Omaha Archdiocese. Mass Intentions Online
Please address such requests to:
Mass Intentions
Development Office
Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey
22520 Mount Michael Road
Elkhorn, NE 68022
402-253-0969 or ext. 1205
Email: massintentions@mountmichael.org


St. Benedict Guest House

A place of prayer, quiet, or good conversation. Coffee, Tea and Sweets served along with our Benedictine Value of Treating “All guests like Christ.” Gifts, books, & Flea Market Barn. Your invited to be our guest.

Bro. Jerome & the Oblates of Saint Benedict.

Thursday Open 10-3
Friday Open 10-3
1st Friday – Lectio Praying the Scriptures 1-2 PM
2nd Friday – Life & Rule of Benedict 1-2 PM
3rd Friday – Lectio 11am – Noon
4th Friday – Mary/Martha Reflection Lectio 1-2 PM Bring your Sewing or Craft

Saturday Open 9-3
Lectio every Saturday 9:30 AM


Each Monday during the school year a member of the Monastic Community speaks to the student body about Benedictine Values. Usually this was done during a Monday morning gathering in the chapel. During the Covid Pandemic the conferences were recorded and viewed remotely.  The link below features those Chapel Talks



Mount Michael is a community of vision and promise.  The vision is given life and direction through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Rule of St. Benedict.  The promise is kept through dedicated prayer and work.  Time and space are made holy, ‘That in all things, God may be glorified.

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