2018 calendar

January 13 St John's Bible Mark Graceffo
February 10

Forming Conscience in Modern Times

Julian Slowinski, PsyD
March 10 * Lenten Day of Reflection Sr Marita Funke, OSB
April 14

Easter Joy

Fr Albert Holtz, OSB

May 12 **CANCELLED** **Joint Meeting of NJ Oblates
June 9 The Spirit as Found in Scripture Deacon John Baier
July 14 Monastic Interreligious Dialogue Sr Marlene Milasus, OSB
August 19 (Sunday)

MONKFEST (no monthly meeting)
Oblates Service Day

September 8 Nativity of Blessed Mother Br Asiel Rodriguez, OSB
October 13 + Retreat Day (Extended day) Fr Albert Holtz, OSB
November 10 Oblation Ceremonies (Mass) Abbot Melvin Valvano, OSB (meeting)

December 8

Simple Monastic Profession of Brother Mark Martin Diloné, O.S.B. 11:00 AM, Abbey Church, a reception will follow
*** [This will replace our regular oblate meeting] ***

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.

* This is an extended day for Lent. We will continue with one extra conference and lunch after Midday prayer. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Day will be finished by 1:45.

** Joint meeting of 3 NJ Oblate groups. This year the meeting will be held at

+ In leiu of a weekend retreat, we will have a "retreat day." We will be meeting at Shrine of St Joseph, Stirling, NJ. More detail to follow.