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
You can sponsor a monk

On July 11, 2006, the monastery became an independent Priory. Already, the monks are involved in work in different areas such as Poultry, Farm, Garden, Teaching, Counselling, Bakery, Herbal Medicine and Pastoral Ministries. They also have a guest house that caters for the spiritual well-being of people from all walks of life.

As the monastery continues to grow, there is need to train more monks in different disciplines such as Philosophy, Theology, Agriculture, Engineering, Laboratory Science, Spirituality, Psychology, Arts and Crafts etc.

What You Can Do

It costs approximately N500, 000 (five hundred thousand) Per year to train a monk in Nigeria and $4,500 (fifteen thousand) US dollars overseas. With a monthly contribution of N5,000, more or less (nothing is too small), you can make a big difference. Or you may wish to single-handedly sponsor a monk for a whole year or for the duration of his studies (usually three to four years).

Whom To Contact

If you whish to contribute to our sponsor a monk project, please contact:

The superior
St. Benedict Monastery
P.O. Box 150
Ewu-Esan, Edo State
08037659480, 08052893210, 08051809537
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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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