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Author Werner, Roberta.

Title Reaching for God : the Benedictine Oblate way of life / Roberta Werner, OSB
Published Collegeville, Minnesota : Liturgical Press, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 186 pages)
Contents Benedictine spirituality as related to oblate life / living -- The Rule of Benedict : the source of Benedictine spirituality -- Benedictine life gifts/values for oblates -- History of the oblate movement -- The importance of the laity in the work of the church and the world -- The oblate program -- Reading list -- Appendix A. Directives for oblate life -- Appendix B. Prayers -- Appendix C. Lectio divina guide -- Appendix D. Benedictine saints and calendar (abridged) -- Appendix E. The medal of Saint Benedict -- Appendix F. Example of a monastery's spiritual support for oblates -- Appendix G. Websites for information on Benedictines and oblates -- Appendix H. How to form a new oblate discussion group
Summary Reaching for God is a compendium of Benedictine life and prayer for oblates. It brings together in one volume the essence of Benedictine spirituality, its history, its relevance through the ages and in the present, and a summary of the most fundamental gifts and values it offers for living a meaningful life. Here, the meaning and purpose of the oblate way of life is explained in a clear and encouraging way. Werner offers guidance and examples of prayer to enrich any spiritual life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-186)
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Subject Benedictines -- Spiritual life.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0814635768 (electronic bk.)
1336191694 (electronic bk.)
9780814635766 (electronic bk.)
9781336191693 (electronic bk.)