Welcome to the Benedictine Oblates Website
It has been said that a monastery is a place where our hearts are gradually being transformed into the likeness of God. St. Benedict tells us that every aspect of life in the monastery is sacred and so whether we are at work on the farm or garden, caring for a sick sister, cooking or […]
Whenever any important business has to be done in the monastery, let the Abbot call together the whole community and state the matter to be acted upon.
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…