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Bishop Curlin’s Remembrances of St. Teresa of Calcutta: Do You Risk Your Heart?(Comments Off on Bishop Curlin’s Remembrances of St. Teresa of Calcutta: Do You Risk Your Heart?)

December 24, 2017

Bishop Curlin passed away December 23, 2017. Over the next days and weeks we will hear from many about his deep spirituality, his leadership of the Diocese of Charlotte, his love of the poor. But he would point you instead to his dear friend, Mother Theresa of Calcutta. This article was published a few years ago […]

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Abbot Oscar, 7th Abbot of Belmont, Passes Away

The Right Reverend Oscar C. Burnett, seventh abbot of Belmont Abbey, died peacefully in the Lord, shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  A native of Savannah, GA, he is the third of five children of the late Oscar Caldwell Burnett and Ellen Nell (née Wheeler) Burnett. Throughout his life, he was devoted […]


July-August Newsletter Posted

The July-August Newsletter is posted to the web and has been mailed to the Oblates on the mailing list. This month’s edition includes the revised Prayers of Intercessions for the Divine Office. Oblates are free to use the Office of their choosing to fulfill the obligation for prayer. Each form of the Office has its own […]


Father Edmund McCaffrey, former Belmont abbot, dies at 83

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Father Edmund McCaffrey, a retired priest of the Diocese of Charleston who was a former Benedictine monk and former abbot of Belmont Abbey, died Nov. 13, 2016. He died in Louisville, Ky., where he resided with the Little Sisters of the Poor. He was 83. A Mass of Christian Burial will be […]


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