Welcome to the Benedictine Oblates Website

Thought for the month – August

The cave is a curious place, it is a place of cool and calm, a place of shelter and protection from the elements, a place people have sought sanctuary for thousands of years, a place people can live in community and also a place where people can be alone.

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News

Latest news, retreats and other diary dates are all here in the news section. Read more…

The Team

The UK Oblates Team are volunteers from various monasteries. Read more…

Congress

4th International Oblates Congress 4-10th November – Submit a poster about oblate life! Read more…

Links

There has been a need for a prayer circle to enable people to join in prayer. Read more…

The UK Oblates Team are a small group of volunteer oblates from various monasteries who, since the first World Oblates Congress in 2005, have formed a team to act as a conduit for information for oblates and thus established this website for oblates and monastic communities, who may wish to make use thereof. We want to provide information about oblates and for oblates, and about the different Benedictine monastic communities that exist in Great Britain and Ireland. Read more…

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