Questions & Answers

Below you will find answers to some of the most common questions from prospective candidates. If you have any questions that aren’t listed below, feel free to reach out to us for an answer.

1. Are there any requirements to become a monk?

Yes. Candidates for our community should be at least 21 years of age and have some life experience before requesting entrance into the novitiate. Positive psychological, spiritual and physical evaluations are also required.

2. When do candidates receive the habit (robe)?

Once a candidate has entered the novitiate, he will receive a habit.

3. What sorts of recreational activities do the monks participate in?

The monks enjoy a variety of activities including pool, hiking, ping pong, and watching movies.

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