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Bunker people. John 15:26-27;16:12-15







To run the race. Mark 16:15-20







Our DNA. John 15:9-17







On Saturday, April 20th, Doretta Remy of Woodville became an Oblate Novice of the Monastery. Please keep her in prayer as she discerns her Benedictine way to be in our world.

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On Saturday, September 16th, Jay Mueller of Houston became an Oblate Novice and Mary Ellen Hahn of Kary professed her final Oblation to the Monastery. We welcomed them at our monthly Oblate meeting as the newest members of the Community.

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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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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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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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