Welcome to the sisters of Grandchamp!

The community of Grandchamp is a monastic community and brings together sisters from different churches and various countries. Our ecumenical vocation commits us on the path of reconciliation among Christians and within the human family, and to respect the whole of creation.

Pray and work that God may reign

Throughout your day,
Let the Word of God breathe life into work and rest.
Maintain inner silence in all things
so as to dwell in Christ.
Be filled with the spirit of the beatitudes,
joy, simplicity, mercy.

A Life of Prayer

Our prayer, poor as it is, is a participation in the praise of the communion of saints in heaven and on earth, in the very prayer and intercession of Christ.

Life together

…is to live a parable of communion: in joy, simplicity and mercy, as in a dance, always moving towards.


“Come apart and rest awhile…”


The Community of Grandchamp – who are we?

Sonnenhof – "Haus der Stille"

Sonnenhof, our house in Gelterkinden


Common prayer:
7.15 am – 12.15 pm – 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Thursdays at 6.30 pm and Sundays at 7.30 am

Pray in communion with us

Here you can follow live our common prayer according to the timetable.


News from Grandchamp


Our Newsletter and other publications

Upcoming events

20 février - 1er mars
Retraite d’introduction à la prière contemplative
retraite complète – liste d’attente

lundi 26 février
18h30 eucharistie

28 mars - 2 avril
Retraite de Pâques
« Que toute ma vie soit pour toi, Dieu qui nous aime,
une fête et un grand jour. » (Grégoire de Nysse)

12 - 15 avril
Introduction à l‘attitude contemplative et à la prière de Jésus
avec Karin Seethaler, s. Anne-Emmanuelle et s. Pascale
retraite complète – liste d’attente