Conviction of being called by Jesus to follow Him in the monastic way.
Physical, psychological, and spiritual stamina to enter into this way of life with body, mind, and spirit.
At least have completed high school. Some years of work experience.
Must be a practicing Catholic, preferably with some previous commitment to Church involvement.
No obligations toward a wife, children, or parents. No financial debts.
Can you make a donation to Mepkin?
Because we closed our front gate and stopped all visitors to the monastery, no one at Mepkin has caught the virus. However, also because of this shutdown, which was necessary to keep us safe, we lost all of our income producing activities, including our mushroom production, the Retreat Center, and the Abbey Store. We have no idea when we will be able to resume these activities.
If you, too, are suffering economic hardships, please know that you are in our prayers. If you are in a safe financial position, perhaps you would consider making a donation to Mepkin to help us sustain our life of prayer, so we can be ready to welcome visitors, guests and retreatants back into our midst when all is safe.