Location & Cost

All symposium sessions took place in the Mt. Angel Monastery Retreat House, which includes a lecture hall, break spaces, a chapel, a quiet reading room, a roof deck and small meeting rooms. The monastery is accessible by van shuttle service from the Portland International Aiport (approximately 40 minutes). The cost per person, including 2 nights (single-occupancy) and 3 meals a day, was $275. (A limited number of double-occupancy rooms are available for $250).

There was NO symposium fees. Attendants only had to cover their room and board expenses.

The Mount Angel Abbey Schedule was as follows (weekdays):

Vigils: 5:20 a.m.
Lauds: 6:30 a.m.
The Holy Eucharist: 8:00 a.m.
Midday Prayer: 12 noon
Vespers: 5:15 p.m.
Compline: 7:30 p.m.