The next Oblates Day of Recollection will take place Saturday, July 15, 2017.


November 7, 2016

Dear Oblates and Inquirers,

The Advent Day of Recollection for the Oblates of Saint Joseph Abbey will be held at the monastery on our traditional date, the second Saturday before Christmas, December 17 this year.

Please inform us as soon as possible if you plan to attend the Day of Recollection. You may do this in of to ways: by phone at (985) 867-2299 extension 1245; or by clicking this link.

If you wish to be enrolled as an Oblate Novice, please indicate this; if you have completed your novice year and wish to make Oblations, please indicate this as well. Only those who pre-register for acceptance as Oblate Novices or to make Oblation will be able to do so at the Day of Recollection.

We are also in need of volunteers to help with registration and other matters for the day; please note in your response if you are willing to help.

I look forward to being with you and praying with you!

Yours in Saint Benedict,

Fr. Aelred Kavanagh, O.S.B.
Director of Oblates


  • Northshore Chapter of the Benedictine Oblates of Saint Joseph Abbey
    1st Thursday of every month (except July & December)
    Meeting 10am in the Guest Refectory