Upcoming Meetings and Retreats

2014

Sunday, August 17 Oblate Picnic in St. Gertrude Hall, 12–3 p.m. (ET)

Saturday, September 20 Rite of Reception of Oblate Candidates, 1-3 p.m.
Presentation: Ch. 3 Summoning of the Brothers for Counsel, Presenter: Sister Kathryn Huber

Sunday, October 19    9:45 a.m.
Rite of Oblation at Morning Prayer, followed by Mass (no formal meeting)

No meetings in November and December.

2015

Sunday, January 18    1–3 p.m. (ET)
Presentation: Ch. 4 The Tools of Good Words (Part 1), Presenters: Sisters Rose Wildeman and Anita Louise Lowe

Saturday, February 21    1–3 p.m.
Presentation: Ch. 4 The Tools of Good Words (Part 2), Presenters: Sisters Rose Wildeman and Anita Louise Lowe

Sunday, March 22  Oblate Retreat, 1–3 p.m.
Presenter: Sister Kathryn Huber

Saturday, April 11    1–3 p.m.
Presentation: Ch. 5 Obedience, Presenter: Sister Jeana Visel

Sunday, May 17    1–3 p.m.
Presentation: Ch. 6 Restraint of Speech, Presenter: Sister Karen Joseph

September 2015 (Date TBD)
Presentation: Ch. 7 Humility (Part 1), Presenter: Sister Helen Jean Kormelink

Oblate meetings are held in St. Gertrude Hall in the monastery. Oblates, Oblate Candidates, and interested persons are invited and welcome to participate in Sunday Morning Prayer and Mass with the sisters. Prayer: 10 a.m. (ET), Mass: 10:30 a.m. Oblates are invited for dinner before Sunday meetings. We always request a reservation. Please contact the Oblate Office prior to the meeting.

For more information about the Oblates of the Sisters of St. Benedict, we invite you to contact the Oblate Leadership Team by email (oblates@thedome.org), web site (thedome.org/oblates), or phone (812-367-1411 ext. 2829/2827). Oblate Leadership Team: Sister Betty Drewes and Sister Brenda Engleman