Historic Heartland / Conyers

Monastery of the Holy Spirit

2625 Hwy. 212 SW
Conyers, GA 30094

770-483-8705 | 800-266-9377
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Visit the peace and serenity of the Monastery, home for over 68 years to Cistercian monks. Located on an old 2,000-acre plantation south of Conyers and enjoy the solitude and beauty of the grounds. The Monastic Heritage Center opened in 2011 and features a Visitors Center, the Abbey Store and Cafe, the Bonsai Nursery and Garden Center and a Prayer Walk that leads to the stately and timeless Abbey Church.

The 17,000 square foot Heritage complex incorporates both new and renovated historic monastery structures to create a unique Visitor Welcome Center that integrates elements of learning and hospitality.  The Monastic Heritage Center brings together our varied public spaces: The Visitor Center and Historic Barn, the Abbey Gift Shop and Café, the Gallery Barn that houses the Bonsai Pottery, the Bonsai Nursery and Green House, the Central Courtyard, and the Memorial Plaza and Prayer Walk.  Come to learn not only about our Monastery, but about the history of the monastic life.The Heritage Center prepares visitors to experience the monastery church and the gifts of stillness and reflection offered here.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free, but donations are appreciated

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Near Interstate Highway

    20

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • 2014 Monastery Fall Festival & Health Fair

    2014 Monastery Fall Festival & Health Fair

    10/04/2014 - 10/04/2014

    Come celebrate the fall season at the beautiful Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Ga. with a full day of activities for the entire family. Admission is free.

    Enjoy a kid-friendly day of festivities such as hay rides, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, wildlife animals, arts and crafts and entertainment. Sample monk-crafted food products, Abbey Store vendor offerings, and organic farm produce along with a variety of food concessions. Learn about the history of Monasticism ... read more

  • Atlanta Boy Choir

    Atlanta Boy Choir

    12/13/2014 - 12/13/2014

    The Monastery of the Holy Spirit is pleased to present the 33rd annual Christmas Season appearance of the Atlanta Boy Choir under the direction of Mastro Fletcher Wolfe. The boys and men of the Atlanta Boy Choir will be joined by instrumentalists, piano, harp and organ in presenting the best loved songs of the holiday season.

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