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Monastery of the Holy Spirit

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2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094-4044
+1 770-483-8705
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Spiritual Retreat in the Heart of Georgia

Yes, this is a real Monastery, but it's also become a place for people to come for a spiritual... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Tom A
Serenity

Perfect peace... Beautiful green grounds with nice gardens and the sweet sounds escaping the Abbey... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
RoniBuni
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Visitors are welcome year-round to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, the inspirational home of Georgia’s Trappist Monks. With more than 2,300 acres of contemplative space, the Monastery is less than an hour from Atlanta’s international airport. The...more
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2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094-4044
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+1 770-483-8705
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"bonsai trees"
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"attend mass"
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"wonderful gift"
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"crazy world"
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"daily lives"
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"for sale"
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"worship service"
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"large collection"
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"interesting things"
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"unique items"
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"visitor center"
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Yes, this is a real Monastery, but it's also become a place for people to come for a spiritual recharge. It's possible to attend Mass and possibly to have a confession heard, but there are also gardens, an extensive gift shop with religious books, art,...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Perfect peace... Beautiful green grounds with nice gardens and the sweet sounds escaping the Abbey. I occasionally travel there to pray... Recently with my nephew (see photos). There's a little shop of the cutest gifts and what-nots... When you enter the grounds... It's serenity that...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

It's a great place for religious recharge or just a tranquil place to visit for a walk or study under their large old trees in front of their main chapel. There is a barn, that is now a history museum of the place and there...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Beautiful place to visit. Peaceful and serene. Wonderful gift shop. Visit and enjoy a quiet walk in a beautiful setting.

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

Regardless of your religious affiliation this Monastery is so peaceful and serene. It is surrounded by amazing old trees. It is truly beautiful and relaxing.

Thank Kim P
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Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I can never get enough of this place. The beauty of nature, the peacefulness, the shop with the cutest things, bonzai trees so perfect! The beautiful sounds that escape the Abbey... I love it! 💞

Thank Veronica Maria D
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Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Whether you're Catholic or Protestant, you will enjoy the hospitality here. The monks are friendly and always ready to listen or talk. The Heritage Center is so interesting and the gift shop has some very unique gifts, religious articles, Nativity sets, and best of all,...More

Thank Fred C
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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This is such a beautiful place to visit regardless of your religious affiliation. The property is beautifully maintained with old trees and honking geese. The gift shop has so much to offer . We just had to try their biscotti. Yum! We also bought fruitcake...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2016

Beautiful quiet and peaceful Holiness grounds. Lake to walk and see ducks at peace, See how the Monks live and worship service at the Chapel. Also place to get help for Food for family in need. Place to stay with NO TV just serenity to...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Loved all of the beautiful gift selection and was 1st time going since opened new store so very impressed.

Thank marsharu
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There is only one its a nature trail around the lake. Geese and Ducks love you to feed them. Its not a place for a reunion Its all about peace and tranquility and prayer. You come here to seek serenity. Bring crackers... More
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