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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  • Abbey Store

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  • Bonsai Garden Store

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  • Central Court at Monastic Heritage Center

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Visit the peace and serenity of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, home for over 70 years to Cistercian monks. Located on an old 2,000-acre plantation south of Conyers, the beautiful monastery grounds and church offer opportunities for solitude and reflection.

The Monastic Heritage Center 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. Learn not only about the 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 there.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    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

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    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Running with the Monks! Monastery 5K & Fun Run

    Running with the Monks! Monastery 5K & Fun Run

    06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

    Back by popular demand, the Monastery 5th Annual 5K Run & Fun Walk will be on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Enjoy a run/walk through the beautiful monastery grounds. Bring the whole family and join the run or fun-walk on an amazing 3.1-mile trail route through the serene monastery landscape.

    Register online, mail in registration, or drop off at the monastery gift store. Check-in is at 6:30 a.m., and races begin at 8:30 a.m.  A signed waiver is required for all youth 18 and under.  For mo... read more

  • Monastery Fall Festival & Health Fair

    Monastery Fall Festival & Health Fair

    10/03/2015 - 10/03/2015

    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