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Monastery of the Holy Spirit

2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094-4044
+1 770-483-8705
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Beautiful grounds. Try to get there for the Worship service around noon. THen spend plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne M
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Conyers, Georgia
Monastery of Holy Spirit

Very interesting, the bonsai plants are lovely, if you've never seen a monk this is a good place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fillone374
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Conyers, Georgia
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2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094-4044
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds. Try to get there for the Worship service around noon. THen spend plenty of time in the gift shop. Great selection - especially around Christmas with their coffee and fudge and jams. Don't miss the bonsai garden = another great gift idea

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting, the bonsai plants are lovely, if you've never seen a monk this is a good place to see one, and the unique item on sale are excellent for souvenirs

Thank fillone374
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It is out in the country a bit - as befits a desire to be somewhat removed from the world. And indeed you do leave the hustle and bustle of city life behind if you choose to make your way here. There is a beautiful...More

Thank bikecobb
Reviewed 8 April 2017

There are walking trails or you can walk around the beautiful grounds. There is a tour available or you can just pop into the church. It is serene and allows for reflection. There is also a café and gift shop. Take home some fruit cake!

Thank sportsmom204
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I've been visiting this wonderful place on and off for over 20 years. I always leave with a sense of calmness, tranquil and clear minded.

Thank susaneF8091GP
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the monastery for the first time! There is a wonderful gift shop, beautiful grounds, and amazing bonsai trees! They have bakery items for sale. The fudge is creamy and delicious. I will be attending one of their many weekend retreats...More

1  Thank 8950emily
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I recommend any person to come in visit this monastery. It has a lot for you to see. You can even plan a bike ride or walk along the river trail through the Monastery property. I would say it is very relaxing.

Thank Toney J
Reviewed 25 February 2017

What a lovely place to spend several quiet hours. Although I am not Catholic, this is one of my favorite places to come. My daughter and I were able to sit in on a noon prayer service. So peaceful. We enjoyed visiting the gift shop...More

Thank LarrJann
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A lovely peaceful spot. There is a lake, and you could take a picnic and sit there by the lake. The gift shop offers unique gifts both religious and not so much. The Monks make fudge, fruitcake, and jellies/jams which are available for purchase in...More

Thank vickie c
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a beautiful place to visit, the prayer walk is quiet and a great place to just walk and think. The chapel is quiet and beautiful, the light that comes through the windows gives the place a blue purple hue. The museum is very...More

Thank kevin w
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3532bgw
Do the monks farm or garden?
10 January 2017|
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Response from Lee H | Reviewed this property |
They do both. Gardening for beautification and the meditation during their work. Their bonsai skills and dedication are amazing. They farm some things that they eat on a small scale. If you call the Abby you can find out... More
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kakky927
How do I get to accessible picnic tables by the lake?
10 August 2016|
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Response from deborahcD5107FA | Reviewed this property |
There is only one its a nature trail around the lake. Geese and Ducks love you to feed them. Its not a place for a reunion Its all about peace and tranquility and prayer. You come here to seek serenity. Bring crackers... More
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DonnaLynn3
How are the retreat rooms set up. Individual or shared rooms. Bathrooms?
23 May 2016|
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Response from rageatm | Reviewed this property |
Rooms provided include a bed, desk and reading chair. Most rooms have a shared bath. Bed linens, towels, and soap are provided. Retreatants take their meals together in a dining facility observing the same silence as the... More
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