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Welcome to the Giftshop!
Many times a monastery will have a gift shop. Ours might be a small cottage by the side of the
road as you turn in from the highway. There you might find shelves stocked with dried fruits
and vegetables -- or fresh ones in season - from the gardens and orchards. Sparkling jars of honey,
tins of fruit cake and handmade candies from other
Monastic Gift shops might
A monastic motto is "Let the guest be treated as Christ." Almost all monasteries have a guest house
for those who wish to draw apart from the world to deepen their prayer life and return to the world with
new strength and energy. Here
you can link to some of them.
Religious icons, books and other items are also often found in such places as well as in
other shops. You might be offered steaming coffee
and fresh bread from the monastery kitchen. Brochures describing the layout of the grounds, (here
that would be a site map )
are available. Often the volunteer or community member working in the gift shop loads you up with a
few wonderful extras, 'just because'!
Being a virtual monastery, we offer you the opportunity to look into some goodies, some of which would
make these pages much more pleasant to view and deepen your experience here.
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