2020 calendar

January 11 Tales from the History of
St. Mary's Parish, Newark
Fr Augustine Curley, OSB
February 8

Points from Holy Rule

Fr Francois Diouf, OSB
March 21 Celebration of Solemn Vows, Br Simon Peter Clayton, OSB
& Br Asiel Maria Rodriguez, OSB
*** [This will replace our regular oblate meeting] ***

April 13

Cancelled due to Covid-19

**Joint Meeting of NJ Oblates

Being Truly Alive : Living the Rule of Benedict Day by Day

St Walburga Monastery, Elizabeth, NJ

May 9

Quarantine & Rule of St Benedict

Fr Albert Holtz, OSB
June 13    
July 11    
August (Sunday)

MONKFEST (no monthly meeting)
Oblates Service Day

September 12    
October 10    
November 14 Oblation Ceremonies (Mass) Abbot Melvin Valvano, OSB (meeting)

December 12


All meetings are held at Newark Abbey unless otherwise noted. Meetings begin with community mass at 8:45AM. Meetings conclude with the praying of Midday Prayer with the community at 11:50AM.

** Joint meeting of 3 NJ Oblate groups. This year the meeting will be held at Newark Abbey. Meeting will begin with 8:45 community mass and end with a light lunch after 12:00.