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The virtue of staying put:
What the “Benedict option” forgets about Benedictines

Commonweal  16 September 2016 In recent years the term “Benedict Option” has been circulating in certain sectors of the U.S. Catholic Church. For a Benedictine oblate such as myself, this should be a welcome development. After all, the charism of … Continue reading

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Stability in the world: an oblate’s reflections

Benedictine oblates are people who are not monks but who dedicate themselves, in communion with a particular monastic community, to the service of God and neighbor according to the Rule of St. Benedict, insofar as their state in life permits.[1] … Continue reading

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