HOLY CROSS MONASTERY

BENEDICTINE MONKS AND OBLATES

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Conversation. Matthew 4:12-23

 

 

 

 

 

On Saturday, January 21st, Scott Magelssen of Sugar Land made his final Oblation at the Monastery. His wife Fran and friends and family and the Oblate community accompanied him in person and also on Zoom remotely. We welcome him as the newest member of our monastic family.

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Ordinary? John 1:29-34

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back to the cave. Matthew 2:1-12

 

 

 

 

 

 

In our time. Luke 2:16-21 Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Saturday, December 17, 2022, Stephanie Grande Perez of Beaumont professed her Final Oblation. We welcomed her into the Community at our monthly Oblate meeting.

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Mary Ellen Hahn of Katy became an Oblate Novice on the feast of St. Hildegard of Bingen, September 17th. She is pictured here with Fr. Peter as she receives a copy of the Rule of St. Benedict at our monthly Oblate meeting. Please pray for her as she discerns her Benedictine vocation as a member of the Community.

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On Saturday, July 17, 2022, John Hogan of Royce City became an Oblate Novice of the Monastery. Please keep him in prayer as he progresses in the way of St. Benedict.

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Bishop Timothy Senior, Philadelphia

 

 

 

 

 

 

This article (click on image) by Jane McBride about the Monastery was published in the December, 2015 VIP Magazine of the Beaumont Enterprise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any questions or are interested in the Oblate program, click here for a brochure of the Oblate program or write to us. We usually meet on the third Saturday of the month, from approximately 11:30 am until 2:30 pm. Oblate Spring is a website of resources to answer your initial questions about oblate monasticism. A helpful feature is the page devoted to Benedictine Oblate Newsletters & Programs. The Oblate Spring website also includes The Oblate Blog.

 

 

 

 

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