”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
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
“Standing on the Front Porch of Lent”: Septuagesima, the Three Weeks, “Pre-Lent” …a time to prepare for separation from the “noisy distractions of the world…” Or, another way of seeing it, “easing into Lent.” Brother Nicholas Obl.S.B., Mount Saviour Monastery February 8, 2020: Who can imagine that in three weeks, Lent will begin? It seems … More “Standing on the Front Porch of Lent”: Septuagesima, the Three Weeks, “Pre-Lent” …a time to prepare for separation from the “noisy distractions of the world…” Or, another way of seeing it, “easing into Lent.” February 8, 2020
It is with a heavy heart that I write this note, but thought it was important for those close to me to know: today, Dec 23rd, 7 days before her 74th birthday, my sister Sheila left her earthly home. It is also the last day of the seven “O Antiphons” before Christmas — “O Come … More On the Death of a Loved One – December 23, 2019
Oblate Jeffrey Essmann has a new article in America Magazine. Click on the link below to read it .. .. This Advent season, listen to your hometown prophets ..
By Stuart-John Tigchelaar October 17 – 20, 2019 Oblate Retreat Mount Saviour Monastery “It is a matter of becoming. You are always becoming.” So said Brother Pierre as he spoke to us on the “Historical and musical perspectives on the psalms and song life at Mount Saviour.” And, he continued, “The music embraces … More Notes on Oblate Gathering
A photo taken on the final day of the 2019 Oblates retreat … Our newest Oblate Margaret shared her Oblate statement below: Oblation Statement October 19, 2019 Margaret M Fisher Mount Saviour has been here for me, literally, for over 60 years, as it has been for many others. I hope, as an Oblate, … More 2019 Oblates Retreat photos
“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
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
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 (email@example.com) 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
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.
On May 5 at 10:30 in Saint Joseph’s lounge: The yearly Damasus Winzen Lecture will be with Sr. Julie Upton, RSM and Benedictine Oblate, past President of the American Benedictine Academy. The title of her presentation will be “Glorifying God by Their Lives: Benedictine Oblates as Models and Mentors.”