Oblate meetings are held throughout Southern California and at the Abbey on a monthly basis. All are welcome to attend. One does not have to be an oblate to attend. If you would like to go to a meeting please contact the group by the e-mail address given below.
LOCAL OBLATE GROUPS meet monthly in the following areas:
Led by Paul Ford and Janice Daurio. Send an email to email@example.com for more information.
Meetings are held the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Send a message to Beverly Ingram, via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Led by Fr. Phillip Edward O.S.B. Meeting are on the 4th Saturday. Send a message to Anne Filipski via email@example.com.
LOS ANGELES AREA OBLATES
This group gathers for Mass and a conference on monastic spirituality at Holy Spirit Retreat Center 4316 Lanai Rd in Encino at 2 p.m. The 2019 remaining schedule : July 20, August 24 (new date), September 28 (new date), October 19, November 16, December 14. The contacts are Marianne Dozier, firstname.lastname@example.org or Anne Mc Elravey, email@example.com (818) 999-6004.
RIVERSIDE AREA OBLATES
Contact Lance Wiseman by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 951-781-9855 x14, for information.
Led by Fr. Isaac Kalina O.S.B., this group meets at the Abbey at 7 p.m. on the last Monday of the month. Please contact: Chris McDowell (661) 944-1047 .
SAN FERNANDO AREA OBLATES
Led by Ron and Jody Berges. This group meets monthly on a Thursday evening to practice lectio divina, to discuss life in the world according to the Rule, and to sing Compline. The contact person is Ron Berges at (818) 766-8842 or at e-mail email@example.com.
SIMI VALLEY AREA OBLATES
This group is led by Fr. Francis Benedict O.S.B. and meets for Mass and a conference on monastic spirituality at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. The contact person is Hope Morrissey at (805) 527-0623 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ORANGE COUNTY AREA OBLATES
Led by Fr. Luke Dysinger, O.S.B., this group meets monthly on a Friday at 7:30 p.m. (dates may vary) for Vespers and a conference on monastic spirituality. The contact person is Mary Kaufman: 714 665 8730; e-mail: Mjkauffman@aol.com.Da
Led by Abbot Damien Toilolo O.S.B. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday. Contact: Pat Erzinger at email@example.com.
2020 OBLATE CONFERENCES HELD AT THE ABBEY
January 12 Fr. Francis
February 9 to be announced
March 8 Fr. Isaac
April 19 Fr. Aelred
May 31 Abbot Damien -Pentecost
June 14 Fr. Patrick
July 12 Fr. Luke
August 9 Br. John Baptist
September 13 Fr. Isaac
October 11 Fr. Joseph
November 8 Fr. Francis
December 13 Fr. Patrick
***Please note that on occasion the monk speakers for the Sunday meetings might change at the last minute due to unexpected absence or other reasons.***