October through May, the meetings will be on the first Monday of each
month at 5:00 pm in Corinthians classroom in the Pastoral Center.
For more information, contact Gisele Davis Obl SB. Dean of Oblates at 775-901-3252.
If you are looking for more in your spiritual journey, we invite any
Christian man or woman (18 and over) to come and find out what we are about.
Oblates pray the Liturgy of Hours, follow the Rule of St. Benedict ,
practice lectio divina, are faithful to the sacraments (or other religious
practices) and cultivate a sense of Godís presence in daily living.
To become an oblate, you must be a man or women (18 or over) of any
Christian denomination, married or single, who is looking for more in your
An Oblate offers oneís self in prayer and service; seeks God daily through
study, prayer and conversion of life; affiliates oneself formally with a
particular Benedictine monastery while continuing to live in oneís own home
Dedicating Yourself to God as an Oblate means:
in Godís love and awareness of the presence of God in self and others.
yourself as a steward and handle Godís gifts with gratitude and
holy in your chosen way of life by integrating prayer and work, manifesting
Christís presence in society.
in the Spiritual life of prayer and good works of the community.
As Oblates, there is a connection to the Monastic Community in ArizonaÖ
Receiving the prayer support of the Sisters and praying for their
Binding oneself by a promise in sharing the Benedictine way of life and
monastic values. Gathering with
others who share the same vision. Carrying
monastic values into the world by applying the teachings of the Rule of
Benedict in daily living and service of
Lydia Armenta, OSB and Sister Linda Campbell, OSB