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Retreat House

Monks And Hospitality In keeping with the Benedictine spirit of hospitality as enshrined in the w...


In the Prologue of the Rule, in verse four, Benedict writes, "First, when you set out to do some g...


The Oblate of St Benedict are men and women who are not monks or nuns and who, by their free will,...


Benedictine spirituality is rooted in the doctrine and tradition of the Catholic Church. The monks...

what we do

It is the tradition of the monks to work and pray. To this end, besides daily prayers, the monks...

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The Saint


Benedict of Nursia

He was born in Nursia in Italy around A.D. 480. living out an extraordinary life of holiness amongst the people of his time. His followers today seek to emulate the holiness of life he led hence the Order of St Benedict. More

Welcome To The House Of God and Prayer

The monastery of St Benedict in Ewu is a Catholic Benedictine monastery belonging to the Congregation of the Annunciation of the Order of St Benedict. It is an African monastery which opens it doors to people of all races and nationality seeking to live the monastic life in the spirit of the Benedictine Tradition according to the Rule of St Benedict.

Daily prayer together with the labour of studies and other works fill the monks' day.


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Pray Always

The Harvest is plenty but the labourers are few. Pray the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to his farm. More...

Our Location

Monastery Chapel
Off Benin-Auchi Expressway
Ewu-Esan, Edo State
(+234) 803 606 4045
(+234) 805 461 5054
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Who We Are


We are monks of the Roman Catholic Church belonging to the order of St. Benedict.
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