Oblate Manual

Table of Contents

Oblates

  • What Is An Oblate?
  • History Of Oblates
  • A History Of The Oblates Of The Monastery of the Ascension
  • Oblate Meetings And Retreats
  • Becoming An Oblate
  • Rite For The Reception Of Candidates
  • Oblation Rite
  • Bibliography
  • Ascension Priory And Its Antecedents

  • Abbey Of Engelberg
  • Mount Angel Abbey
  • History Of The Monastery of the Ascension
  • Monastic History

  • Benedictine History
  • Before Benedict

  • Antony
  • Macrina, Basil and Family
  • Evagrius
  • Augustine
  • Cassian
  • Benedict and His Rule

  • Life of Benedict
  • Scholastica
  • After Benedict

  • St. Bede the Venerable
  • St. Anselm
  • Elisabeth of Schönau
  • Sts. Gertrude and Mechthild of Hackeborn
  • St. Thomas More
  • Bl. Columba Marmion
  • Dorothy Day
  • Prayer and Devotion

  • The Divine Office or Liturgy of the Hours
  • Structure, Printings, History and Theology of the Liturgy of the Hours
  • Personal Prayer
  • The Benedictine Medal
  • St. Benedict Medal Poem
  • A Prayer to St. Benedict and St. Scholastica
  • Bona Opera
  • Monastic Virtues, Values and Practices

  • Reverence
  • Humility
  • Silence & Words
  • Obedience
  • Conversatio or Conversio?
  • Stability
  • Place
  • Community
  • Hospitality
  • Lectio Divina
  • Work
  • Coping with Anger