Welcome to the Benedictine Oblates Website
In loco isto dabo pacem (In this place I will give peace) is Pluscarden Abbey’s motto, and the feeling of peace is what is most commented on by those who visit this 13th century monastery, tucked away in a beautiful corner of Moray, in Scotland. For me, Pluscarden is not only a place of peace but a spiritual home, not just whenever I come back to the Abbey, but since I was born.
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…