Calendar 2020-2021

2020-21 CALENDAR OF OBLATE EVENTS

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, Beech Grove, Indiana

 

Please note intended participants for each event. 

 

All events will be virtual meetings until further notice.  To participate in virtual meetings you must notify Sr. Antoinette at least two days in advance to get the link needed to participate.  Contact her at antoinettep1964@gmail.com or 317-787-3287 ext. 3022.

 

Annual Oblate Retreat: All are welcome--registration required

Friday, September 11, 5:00 p.m. through Sunday, September 13, 1:00 p.m.

Presentations by Judith Valente, author of How to Live: What the Rule of St. Benedict Teaches Us About Happiness, Meaning, and Community.

Valente is an oblate of Mount Saint Scholastica Monastery in Atchison, KS

Open meeting: All are welcome

Sunday, September 13, 3:00 - 4:30

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 1-13

Open meeting: All are welcome

Tuesday, September 15, 7:00 - 8:30

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 1-13

Oblate Intensive for Oblates, Oblate Candidates and Inquirers (virtual)

Monday October 5 through Friday October 9, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Shared Lectio on the Prologue of Benedict’s Rule.  Registration required.

 

Oblate Council Meeting

Sunday, October 18, 1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Oblates and Candidates only:

Sunday, October 18, 3:00 - 4:30

Oblate book discussion of THE RECKLESS WAY OF LOVE: Notes on Following Jesus Dorothy Day as edited by Carolyn Kurtz.  Chapters 8-10 under section, "A Way of Prayer", pages 41-58.  Oblate Candidate Session #1 with Sr. Antoinette

Open meeting: All are welcome

Sunday, November 15, 3:00 - 4:30

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 14-21

Open meeting: All are welcome

Tuesday, November 17, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 14-21

Oblate Candidates only:

Sunday, December 13, 3:00-4:30

Oblate Candidate Session #2 with Sr. Antoinette

Oblates only:

Saturday, January 2, 2021 (if we can physically gather by this date)

Christmas season gathering beginning with Morning Prayer at 9:00 followed by Mass; Conversation with breakfast delights following Mass.

Oblate Council Meeting

Sunday, January 10, 1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Open meeting: All are welcome

Sunday, January 10, 3:00 - 4:30

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 22-34

Open meeting: All are welcome

Tuesday, January 12, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 22-34

Oblates and Candidates only:

Sunday, February 7, 3:00 - 4:30

Book discussion of THE RECKLESS WAY OF LOVE: Notes on Following Jesus Dorothy Day as edited by Carolyn Kurtz.  Chapters 11-14 under section, "A Way of Life", pages 59-96.

Oblate Candidate Session #3 with Sr. Antoinette

Open meeting: All are welcome

Sunday, March 14, 3:00 - 4:30

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 35-44

Open meeting: All are welcome

Tuesday, March 16, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 35-44

Oblate Council Meeting

Sunday, April 11, 1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Oblates and Candidates only:

Sunday, April 11, 3:00 - 4:30

Book discussion of THE RECKLESS WAY OF LOVE: Notes on Following Jesus Dorothy Day as edited by Carolyn Kurtz.  Chapters 15-17 under section, "A Way of Community", pages 98-120.

Oblate Candidate Session #4 with Sr. Antoinette

Open meeting: All are welcome

Sunday, May 16, 3:00 - 4:30

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 45-50

Open meeting: All are welcome

Tuesday, May 18, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Group Lectio on the Prologue to Rule of Benedict verses 45-50