Welcome to the Benedictine Oblates Website
I was asked to write this article about the same time as the Copt 26 event was taking place. The book group that I belong to had chosen David Attenborough’s ‘A Life on our Planet’ as a gesture towards this event. When reading it, I found myself wondering what St Benedict would have made of it all.
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…