A recent visitor to Mount Saviour sent a letter regarding the spiritual benefits from his retreat, most especially the journey as an oblate novice. He added a copy of what he has shared with others, regarding Benedictine Spirituality. A portion of it follows…. “What can Benedict teach us in 2022? As it is the New Year, … More What can Benedict Teach us in 2022?
From Fr Michael Perry …. God is good! All the time! ….and the goodness of God showed itself last night in the Common Room of the monastery. After First Vespers of the feast of The Body and Blood of Christ the community gathered to give the habit to Brother Cester, the young man from the … More Brother Francis
“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: 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