These days more and more people, men and women, feel
called to identify with the values of the consecrated life. To
those who, as baptised Christians, seek to deepen their spiritual
life within their daily circumstances, our Community offers an
opportunity for further commitment, after an exploratory period,
either as an Oblate or a Companion.
united with the Sisters in their life of worship, thanksgiving and
intercession. They make a commitment to setting aside certain times
for prayer and to saying the Divine Office. They also make a Promise
to live in the spirit of Chastity, Simplicity and Obedience.
In the spirit of
Chastity, Oblates seek to love and serve God and their
neighbour through an ever-deepening union with Christ. Normally
for those who are married, fidelity to one particular person and
a deepening mutual commitment will bear fruit in all
In the spirit of
Simplicity, Oblates respond
to the loving generosity of God by renouncing the spirit of
possessiveness, living as simply as they can, seeking first the
kingdom of God and his righteousness.
the spirit of Obedience, Oblates endeavour to surrender their
will to God in love, sharing Christís free obedience to the
Father. By a constant loving attention to the Holy Spirit and
through the encounter with Christ in others, they open
themselves to discover what God is asking of them for the
healing of society, as he makes all things new.
are able to recite the daily Office of Compline at the same time as it
is being said at the Community by following the Office here.
If you feel drawn to a
deeper commitment to God and are attracted by the spirituality of
our Community, please enquire
further about the possibility of becoming an Oblate.