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Author: Saint Vincent Archabbey Public Relations

New Assistant Director of Oblates

In July newly professed Father Augustine Yang, O.S.B., was appointed the new assistant Director of Oblates to replace Father Joachim Morgan, O.S.B., who was ordained to the priesthood and assigned to a parish in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Father Augustine comes from Taiwan, where he was ordained a priest for […]

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Oblate Meetings

Oblates from all locations are welcome to the monthly meetings of the Latrobe Deanery of Oblates, mostly at 6:45 p.m. in seminary classroom Brownfield 202 on Sundays. Please refer to the events calendar for upcoming meetings. Classes on Benedictine spirituality will continue to be offered at 3 p.m. on the […]

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Novices to Profess 1st Vows

Oblates are welcome to attend the ceremony of first vows at Evening Prayer at 5 p.m. in the Archabbey Basilica on Monday, July 10.  Four monks will make first or simple vows. Nine junior monks will renew their temporary vows for one year. Those wishing to stay for supper should […]

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Feast of Saint Benedict and Celebration of Jubilees of Oblation

All Oblates, Oblate novices, and their guests are welcome to attend the festive Mass for the Feast of Saint Benedict at the Archabbey Basilica at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 11.  The Mass will include the profession of solemn vows by Brother David Klecker, O.S.B., and Brother Dominic Leo, O.S.B. […]

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Retreats of Possible Interest

It may not be too late to register for July’s retreats.  The silent retreat, “Rejoice in the Lord Always,” will be given by Father Killian Loch. Father Isaac Haywiser, O.S.B., will give the men’s retreat, “The Heart of the FAther, The Heart of Every Man.” For additional information click here.  […]

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Oblate Day 2018 On September 23; Day of Recollection October 13

Our annual “Oblate Day” will be held on Sunday, September 23. The annual Oblate Day of Recollection will be directed by Father Shawn Matthew Anderson, O.S.B., on Saturday, October 13. Reservation forms for these events will appear in the August newsletter.

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Talks Presented to Latrobe Deanery Available on CDs and DVDs

Thanks to Father Andrew, talks given at Oblate meetings in Latrobe (when the presenter is willing and when someone is able to videotape) are available to those who desire to have CDs or DVDs. Orders will be taken only by Saint Vincent College Book Center unless one attends monthly meetings […]

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Oblate Meetings at Various Locations

Provided is a list of the times and locations of various Oblate meetings. Annville, PA (St. Placid Deanery)- meetings at 3 p.m. on the fouth Sunday each month at St. Paul the Apostle Church, Annville. Baltimore, MD (St. Walburga Deanery)- meetings from 3-4:30 p.m. on the third Sunday of each […]

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Prayer Partner Program

If you are an Oblate or an Oblate novice and would like to have another Oblate or Oblate novice as a prayer partner please contact the Oblate Office.

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Oblate Talks Available

Talks given at Oblate meetings in Latrobe (when the presenter is willing and when someone is available to videotape) will be made available to those who desire to have copies. DVDs are $6 each and CDs are $3.50 each. Add $4.95 per postage per order.  Talks thus far include Brother […]

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