The World Community is ecumenical and the Oblate community specially reflects this. However, the WCCM as a whole acknowledges a special relationship to the Benedictine tradition which was the first in the western Church to form a stable form of …
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Chapter 32: The Tools and Goods of the Monasteryby Andrew The goods of …
As oblates, obedience is one of our precepts or vows along with stability and conversion.
It is very important in time of crisis that obedience is either gently or strongly enforced, and in daily life, in every kind of society, it is necessary that enforcement or punishment is in accord with the degree of the offense. All civilised societies recognise that people are sinful at times and this has to be dealt with.
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