How the spring is flowing... John 4:5-42
Mountaintop experiences. Matthew 17:1-9
20-minute-a-day desert. Matthew 4:1-11
On Saturday, February 18th, Randy Bratsven of Houston became an Oblate Novice of the Community. Please remember him in prayer as he discerns his call.
On Saturday, January 21st, Long Nguyen of Chicago became an Oblate of the Community. Please keep him in your prayer.
Our card this year is a fresco of a nativity scene from the Basilica at the birthplace of St. Benedict in Nursia, Italy, which was destroyed in the earthquakes of 2016. If you click on the image, you will see the whole card and our message inside. We wish all of you a most blessed Christmas and a peace-filled New Year!
On Saturday, December 11th, Ann Normand became an Oblate of the Monastery. Please keep this newest member of the Community in your prayer.
On Saturday, November 19th, Gary Normand, Susan Parada and Matt Watson (standing at center) became Oblates of the Monastery. We welcome them into our Community and wish them every blessing as they deepen their faith commitments as Benedictine Christians.
On Saturday, September 17th, the feast of St. Hildegard, Kay Porter of Nacogdoches became an Oblate Novice of the Community. Please remember her in prayer as she discerns her call.
This article (click on image) by Jane McBride about the Monastery was published in the December 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. Our next Oblate meeting is August 20th. 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.