Category: Oblates

Cum transieris per aquas, tecum ero

When Thou Passest through the Waters Saint Maurus, together with Saint Placid, is honoured as one of the first disciples of our father Saint Benedict....

Family Life in the School of Saint Benedict

Last 25 July, our Oblate Brother Gregory (Marco da Vinha) began his blog, Inclina aurem cordis tui, with this introduction: I’d like to welcome whoever...

Illumination

The Church of Saint Sebastian is in Espinhal, a quiet little village near Coimbra. Little Cristóvão Isaac Almeida da Vinha makes his entrance into the...

The Praise of God at Silverstream

Oblate Brother Melchisedech writes of his week at Silverstream Priory: Standing in the gatehouse, I said goodbye. Dom Finnian had made the first pot of...