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To make A Donation Via EFT South Africa: Please use your name and phone number as your beneficiary reference and email the deposit slip to Joe Lynch: finance@st-benedicts-abbey.org.za Bank: Nedbank Branch: Polokwane Bank Code: 141…
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Dom Faustus OSB

Dom Faustus OSB
It is with sorrow and a great sense of loss that we announce the death of Dom Faustus OSB the last of the Missionary Monks from Belgium who so tirelessly worked to build the Church…
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Oblate Spirituality

Oblate Spirituality
Benedictine Oblates seek God in association with a monastic community: as individuals and as members of a body, they grow in love of God, neighbor, and self. With the Rule as their guide, Oblates adopt…
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Oblates

Oblates
What is an Oblate of Saint Benedict? Oblates of St. Benedict are Christian individuals or families who have associated themselves with a Benedictine community in order to enrich their Christian way of life. Oblates shape…
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Vocations

Vocations
Do you believe you are called to the service of others? Is that calling to live the life of a monk? Are you being called to live in a community of Benedictine Monks in Southern…
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More about Formation

More about Formation
The process of becoming a Benedictine Monk is not time bound. Candidate monks are given time to assimilate into a particular community. Part of the process involves discerning their vocation and their “belonging” to a…
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Formation

Formation
As the Belgian Monks became older and began to retire and return to their Abbeys in Belgium, the need to build the community with local people became an increasingly urgent task. There were relatively few…
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