Welcome to the Benedictine Oblates Website
There is an article in the popular liturgical monthly ‘The Magnificat’ called ‘How the Church has changed the world.’ The following might be entitled ‘How Benedict changed the world.’
Outside the Anglican Cathedral in Norwich there are two recent statues, one of Julian of Norwich and the other of St Benedict. The one of St Benedict has a finger over his lips and the Latin word ‘Ausculto’ – Listen. As we read these words we can listen to the message and allow the Holy Spirit to nudge our hearts and speak to us today.
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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…