The Trappist Monastery in Jordan

Trappist Monastery San Miguel Jordan Giumaras Enclave Cistersians Strict Observance Building Souvenire Shop Location Grounds Facility Visit Tour Guide History Construction Religion Products Jelly The Trappist Monastery is located in San Miguel, Jordan, in Giumaras province. Officially known as Our Lady of the Philippines Trappist Monastery, it is a peaceful and sacred enclave in Guimaras (and in the Philippines) run by the order of Cistersians of the Strict Observance. These monks follow the rule of St. Benedict and are best known for the extreme austerity or strictness that characterizes their discipline. The monks earn a living by selling souvenir items and processed foods such as jellies, jams, candies, piyaya and more, which are sold in a small shop within the monastery grounds. All the products are from ingredients grown in the Trappist grounds. The Trappist Monastery is located in Bgy. San Miguel, Jordan Town in Guimaras. From Iloilo, Jordan, Guimaras can be reached by riding a pumpboat in Ortiz St., Iloilo City. Then from Jordan Port, one can arrange transportation to the Trappist Monastery with the help of the Provincial Tourism Office Outpost. It is approximately 30 minutes away by jeepney from the Jordan Port.

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