Monastic requirements


I am trying to find information on different monastic orders, most especially the maximum ages that they will accept people. I have found some websites, but nothing so far on the max ages they will accept.I have been told that this info is all in one place, but can’t find it. Any help would be appreciated.


If by “monastic” you mean Benedictine, then be aware that monasteries are independent. The range of ages that one monastery accepts will be different from the range of ages at another.




This website is the only one off the top of my head I can remember where you can make a search and the age limitation is stated. Keep in mind though, that even having a max age doesn’t mean they won’t take someone older, if that is God’s plan.


Each situation is different. Go see. Talk to many houses. :thumbsup:


Thank you for the information


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