“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

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)

Oblates as Witnesses: November 23, 2018: [A Post-Script to My Journal Reflection on October 18, 2018]

Fall has changed to Winter, at least on the landscape, even if not officially on the calendar. A few days ago an unexpected snowstorm struck while I was away from home. Driving back, my truck slide into a ditch. I waited three hours for AAA to “extricate” me, but help never arrived. When I re-contacted … More Oblates as Witnesses: November 23, 2018: [A Post-Script to My Journal Reflection on October 18, 2018]