The article is an analysis of the form and content of selected monastic meditations. Coverage, which
has become the base for the analysis, deals with various subjects. They are to testify passion, Marian and
other important events from monastic life spirituality such as renewing life according to the requirements
of a monastic rule. The authors of chosen meditations represent various schools of spirituality, for example, Benedictine, Carmelite and Jesuit. The article shows the role of prayer in the formation of spiritual life of both an individual and monastic community.