Welcome Home

​”It is the silence of eternity that unites the soul with God.” ​Sister Marie Aimee de Jesus The air was chilled; winds bent the branches of the trees carrying the low hanging clouds across a grey sky as his Brother Monks bore Brother Justin along the pathway, to the repeated single toll of the tower … More Welcome Home

Brother Justin OSB

Dear Sister and Brother Oblates of Mount Saviour Monastery, Sadly, on April 4th, our Benedictine brother, Br Justin M. Raphael Young died suddenly. The opening lines of William Couper’s poem reads: “God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform.” Br. Justin lived his life with the wonder of God as his center and … More Brother Justin OSB

“Song and Psalm in the Life of Mt. Saviour”. Oblates 2019 Retreat

“Song and Psalm in the Life of Mt. Saviour”. Oblates 2019 Retreat Schedule: Thursday, October 17th 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Arrivals and Check-in. • 5:00 pm. Supper at St. Joseph’s. Introductions and Outline of the weekend. • 6:30 pm. Vespers in Chapel • 7:00pm. On your own. OR get-acquainted before Compline at St. Joseph’s. Friday, … More “Song and Psalm in the Life of Mt. Saviour”. Oblates 2019 Retreat

2019 Retreat Reminder

In just a few weeks we’ll be gathering again for our annual retreat. This year we have an extra day starting October 17, to explore, visit, pray and immerse ourselves in our theme of Psalm and Song in the Life of Mount Saviour. Registrations are going very well.  Please, if you discover that you cannot … More 2019 Retreat Reminder

2019 Oblates Retreat

After an early announcement (February) many of you have already registered for this event. If not, there are a few overnight spaces left. Please contact Br. Bruno (guest@msaviour.org) as soon as possible. There will also be a waiting list as well as a request for re-confirmation.   Oblates in the local area are encouraged to … More 2019 Oblates Retreat

Obituary Notice

Calling hours at the monastery chapel will be on August 30 from 3:00–5:00 p.m. and 7:00–8:00 p.m. A requiem Mass will be celebrated on August 31 at 10:00 a.m. at Mount Saviour Monastery, Pine City. Burial will be in the monastery cemetery immediately following Mass. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home.

St. Benedict’s Transitus (His “Passing Over”) March 21, 2019

[A snippet from my personal journal that I thought I’d share. I hope it is appropriate to do so. + In Nomine Domini +] Yesterday, I had a doctor’s appointment in a large city an hour train ride from my home. I mistakenly thought the appointment was for 11:30 am, only to find upon arrival … More St. Benedict’s Transitus (His “Passing Over”) March 21, 2019

Reflections on Saint Frances of Rome, Patroness of Oblates – March 9th Feast Day (2019)

Saint Frances of Rome (b. 1384) was the daughter of wealthy aristocratic parents. Although she would have preferred to become a nun as a youth, she accepted her parent’s wishes and married. She was a wife for forty years and birthed three children. Tragically, Frances’ two daughters were killed in the chaos of Rome at … More Reflections on Saint Frances of Rome, Patroness of Oblates – March 9th Feast Day (2019)