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Items Available from the Oblate Office

The listed items are available through the Oblate Office: (1) Pamphlet “God’s Love for You” with message of evangelization–free (2) Booklet Saint Benedict for Busy Parents–40 cents each (3) Booklet of Oblates’ reflections on verses of the Rule–free or with donation for postage (4) Booklet of the histories of Oblate […]

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Eucharistic Adoration for Vocations

Eucharistic adoration is being held every Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. in Saint Gregory Chapel at Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe. Oblates are encouraged to attend and pray for vocations to the religious life and the priesthood. Also, there is Eucharistic adoration every Friday in Saint Gregory Chapel from 8:30 […]

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Mentoring Program and Prayer-Partner Program

The Mentoring Program for guiding inquirers and Oblate novices in Benedictine spirituality is in need of volunteers to serve as mentors. If you would like to mentor in this way or if you are an inquirer or an Oblate novice who would like to have an Oblate mentor, please contact […]

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Renewal Of Oblation

All Oblates who do not have the occasion to renew their Oblation at Saint Vincent or with local deaneries are encouraged to make their renewals privately on or about the Solemnity of Saint Benedict and to send a completed renewal form  to the Oblate Office. It is helpful to know […]

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Oblate Clothing and Apparel Items for Purchase

Oblate Bill Gibson of Wheeling, WV, has been coordinating this project. Oblates are welcome to shop online by going to web site http://www.stbenedict.qbstores.com. Following instructions, they are asked on this “St. Vincent Oblate Logo Store” to provide basic information to create a personal account and to make purchases. Purchases are paid […]

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Father Donald recently decided to obtain an estimate of how many Oblates and Oblate novices were on the Oblate mailing list. The result was that there were some 342 Oblate novices and some 610 Oblates. The high number of Oblate novices was somewhat amazing. In October or November letters were […]

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