See below for more information
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Novice Class Assignment:
Read the Prologue of the Rule of Saint Benedict. Meets in the Upstairs Chapel - third floor.
Class is led by Brother Stanislaw, OSB.
Oblate Class Assignment:
Read the chapters on Acedia, Vainglory, and Pride (click on the link that states Acedia, Vainglory, and Pride. Then you may read and download the chapters).
Meets in the Lake Room - third floor.
Class is led by Abbot Isaac, OSB.
This session meets in the Lake Room after the Oblate Class. There is a short break to get coffee and desserts.
Discussion of the Oblate Thoughts included in the email notice for this Oblate Sunday. And on Facebook.
The third session ends at 3:55 pm.
What to bring:
snacks to share
The Saving Grace (August 3)
The monks thank everyone who brought items. Your gifts help the monks tremendously and they appreciate your remembering them when you shop.
Remember the Drive-Thru Drop Off Service provided by Dan Spears 9:30 am to 9:45 am by the Abbey Welcome Center.
Thank you. Each month the monks express their appreciation and thanks for everyone who helps them in The Saving Grace.
If you want to read the Holy Rule in the 1865 translation/amplification by a priest of Mount Melleray Cistercian Abbey in Ireland, here is the interesting book in Google Books. The Holy Rule of Saint Benedict translated by a priest of Mount Melleray, Abbey. History of Mount Melleray Abbey.
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