“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

“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

Oblate News and Articles

Oblate News and Articles: Just a month after the Oblates Retreat at Mount Saviour, the Nov. 4-10 Fourth International Oblate Congress, was held in Rome. At both events, the role of Oblates, lay associates was explored. To read more about the conference, follow the link. Benedictine Oblates stand at a crossroads in monastic history ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ … More Oblate News and Articles