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Visit a monastery

Every year we visit the Lilbosch abbey in Echt (Limburg), usually for a weekend. During this weekend we follow the abbey's schedule and discover and experience the way of life and the routine within the abbey's walls! This is a special experience in contrast to daily life.

On top of that, there will also be an opportunity to talk to the abbot and ask him all kinds of questions. For example, why he has chosen this kind of life.

The abbey is located in a beautiful environment and also has a farm with special pigs. A good place to find some inner rest. Students en members (up to age 30) of university and HAN are welcome. It is possible for international students to join as well.

Date: From 21 April (13.00) to 23 April (17.00) 2023
Location: Abdij Lilbosch Pey-Echt
Preparation:  13 April, from 19.00. to 19.30 at the Student Chaplaincy.
Organisation: John Hacking, student chaplain
Number of participants: A maximum of 7 RU and/or HAN students 
: € 60,- (for students)  €80,- ( for staff) (travelling costs not included). One has to pay at the preparation evening or after registration by bank:

NL12INGB0000998031 in the name of St. Oecumenische Studentenkerk Nijmegen,
Stating 'Abdijweekend'.

By cancelling your participation, you won't get the money back because we have to pay all the costs beforehand.

Impression of last year:
It was a wonderful weekend. A good time to take a step back and reflect on myself and my life. I enjoyed all the walks and the visit to the farm. I learned how to live without internet, the life in a monastery. I appreciate everyone, including the monks, being so accommodating in terms of language. I want to thank you as well for including me in all conversations and activities. It was a memorable weekend.
Karyen Chai

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