Oblate Program at Belmont Abbey, NC

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Deep connection with the past

 A surprise meeting in our retreat house Though I do think of my past and its affect on my life, I still underestimate its pull on my inner life.  Last Friday afternoon a couple checked in to our retreat house.  The husband’s name was Mike.  I was at my desk and he asked me if I was the […]


The appointment

No matter what we are doing, or where we are at, there is an element of inner waiting often not averted to, as if something is moving towards us inexorably. When young it was hardly noticed or thought about, though it would be forced upon consciousness when someone’s time had come, their number called and […]


A trusting abandonment to Christ

. . .God has revealed that his love for man, for each one of us, is boundless: on the Cross, Jesus of Nazareth, the Son of God made man, shows us in the clearest possible way how far this love reaches, even to the gift of himself, even to the supreme sacrifice. With the mystery […]


Oblate Meeting, January 17, 2010

Due to scheduling conflicts the newsletter did not go out this month. There will be a meeting of all Oblates Sunday, January 17th at 3:30 in the Gallagher Room. The meeting will close with Vespers at 5:30. Novices are asked to read the chapter on “Silence” in Finding Sanctuary. Oblates are asked to read chapter […]