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The Transfiguration has two youthful memories for me.
In 1970, when a guest at Palazzola, the summer retreat of the Venerable English College, I participated in their annual celebration of the Transfiguration, on the summit of Mount Tusculum. It was an apt, yet startling, place for such a liturgy. It provoked a sense of wonder. I was taken aback.
Over four and a half decades later images of the occasion spring readily to mind, still with wonder.
Latest Site Updates...
Sixth National Retreat for Benedictine Oblates 17-20 October 2016 at Mt St Bernard, Leicestershire is now fully booked.
Five members of the Team journeyed to Downside Abbey on 18th June for a most useful meeting. We were given more details of next year’s International Benedictine Oblates ...
The 4th World Congress of Benedictine Oblates will take place 4-10 November 2017 at the Salesianum just outside Rome. Preparations are in full swing, coordinated by Fr Edward ...
There has been a need for a prayer circle for some time to allow oblates from many different locations, and with varying degrees of health and fitness, perhaps unable to ...