With that of Bec Hellouin, the historic St-Wandrille Abbey bears witness in a moving fashion to the Benedictine movement in Normandy. The motto of Saint Benedict (Ora et Labora: prayer and work) continues to rule monastic life, to which the rule of hospitality was added. It is possible to visit this site steeped in spirituality and history, even spending time with the monks and sharing their life on a retreat.
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