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Thought for the month – October 2021

I was on holiday on Orkney at the beginning of September and an interesting signboard right next to my cottage caught my attention. It is one of a series of information boards for the stages of the St Magnus Way, a recently created walking route tracing, roughly, the medieval route on which the bones of […]

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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.


UKOT online advent retreat day Sat, 4th Dec 2021 details now available Read more…

The Team

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


5th International Oblates Congress postponed to 2023 Read more…


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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