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Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers

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The Monastery of the Holy Spirit, officially the Monastery of Our Lady of the Holy Spirit, is a Trappist monastery located near Conyers, Georgia.

Currently the Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a community of forty-eight monks spanning several generations, who live, work and pray at the Abbey. They were founded from the Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky in the spring of 1944. The monastery is sustained through the Abbey Store, a bonsai garden plant and supply business, a stained glass manufacturing business, donations, a green cemetery, and onsite retreats - among other endeavors.

The monastery and grounds are a part of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area and also serves as the southernmost point on the Arabia Mountain PATH.
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  • We love it here HOWEVER it’s NOT OPEN NOW! Check their website before you go to see if it’s open. Today we went for a hike at the grounds and on the hiking path. Disappointed we couldn’t go in. 
    We love it here HOWEVER it’s NOT OPEN NOW! Check their website before you go to see if it’s open. Today we went for a hike at the grounds and on the hiking path. Disappointed we couldn’t go in.  more »
  • This place is incredible! As soon as you enter the grounds, you feel a deep peace. The monks are so warm, friendly, and prayerful. You'll feel like you are on holy ground. The church, the store... 
    This place is incredible! As soon as you enter the grounds, you feel a deep peace. The monks are so warm, friendly, and prayerful. You'll feel like you are on holy ground. The church, the store...  more »
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  • Beautiful and peaceful. Has a walking trail. And a prayer walk to the church (the abbey ). Visit their store. It's very cozy and nice
  • A great friendly place to relax, hike, talk, and eat. They have a really nice giftshop, the things inside of it are made by the monks. It was also educational and had a great museum.

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