Welcome to the Saint-Joseph de Clairval Abbey

in Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, France

Who is the man who truly seeks God?

cf. Rule of St Benedict, chapter 58

The monks of the abbey share their search for God:
• in faith, expressed in divine praise,
• in the hope of deserving His Kingdom,
• in charity, welcoming guests as Christ himself

Divine offices

les offices

Seven times a day I will proclaim your praises.
(Psalm 118, 164)

Spiritual retreats

Seek and find God with a retreat
inspired the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola
in the silence of the contemplative life.

Spiritual Newsletter

If anyone wants to follow me… (Mt 16:24)

Follow in the footsteps of Christ with the examples of the saints, thanks to the free Lettre published by the Abbey.


Support our work projects development

Find out more about our plans to expand the abbey by constructing new buildings, and how you can help us meet this important challenge for the life of our monastic community.

Visit our monastic shop

You will find in our store, entirely managed by the monks of Saint-Joseph de Clairval Abbey, a wide choice of religious articles for your baptism gifts, communion, profession of faith, marriage, etc.