Visit

We welcome you to the Community of Jesus, to tour the Church of the Transfiguration and visit Priory Books & Gifts. Daily worship services are open to all, and we invite you to join us. If you are interested in a retreat or an overnight visit – please contact our Guest Mistress at [email protected]

Hours

Church Tours:
Monday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM *
Sunday – 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM
Priory Books & Gifts:
Monday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM*
Sunday following Eucharist (11:00AM – 12:00PM).

Prayer:
The church is available for prayer whenever the church is open.

Service Schedule

*On Wednesday the Community is CLOSED.

Thank you for helping us to preserve the monastic character of our life by wearing modest attire during your visit, especially while in the Church of the Transfiguration.

Enclosure

Wednesdays the Community of Jesus observes monastic enclosure. The Church of the Transfiguration and Priory Books & Gifts are closed. Thank you for respecting these times of quiet.

The Community also observes a few extended periods of enclosure through the year, during which we are closed to the public. Please be sure to check the website for possible changes in the schedule.

Enclosure Dates
Wednesdays
November 7 – 13th, 2021

Church Tours

To sign up for a tour in advance, click here

Guided tours of the church are offered on Monday – Saturday (closed Wednesday) from 10 AM to 5 PM. Church tours are available on Sundays between 11 AM and 12 PM. (Last tour begins at 11:30 AM)

Thank you for helping us to preserve the monastic character of our life by wearing modest attire during your visit, especially while in the Church of the Transfiguration.

Contact

The Community of Jesus
5 Bay View Drive
Orleans, MA 02653 USA
508-255-1094 | Email

MAP/DIRECTIONS

Directions From points West:
Heading East, follow the Mid-Cape Highway (Route 6), and take Exit 12. Take a right off the ramp. Go through the first set of lights. At the second set of lights (Mobil gas station on your right, CVS on your left) turn left onto Main Street. Main Street becomes Rock Harbor Road. Continue going straight until you reach the Stop sign at Rock Harbor – “Town Landing” sign, Young’s Fish Market and Cap’t Cass Restaurant will be in front of you. Take a left, and you will see a wide green lawn with event signs on your left. Take another immediate left into the gravel driveway.

From Provincetown and points East:
Follow Route 6A West until you come to the Eastham/Orleans rotary. Take the first right off the rotary, and turn left onto Rock Harbor Road. When you reach Rock Harbor (Capt’n Cass Restaurant on your right) continue toward the harbor. You will see a large green lawn with event signs on your left. Take an immediate left into the gravel driveway.