Those traveling to our Oblate Day yesterday were grateful for the balmy temperatures, quite unlike the snowy scene above. Two of the computer-savvy attendees are planning to set up an oblates’ chat room on Yahoo. They recommend the following resources to their fellow oblates:
RESOURCES FOR OBLATES OF THE ORDER OF ST BENEDICT of TRANSFIGURATION MONASTERY

BOOKS (Many available as used on Amazon or for Kindle Readers, etc.)

How to Be a Monastic and Keep Your Day Job

Tools of Good Works

Chittister, Joan: Wisdom Distilled from the Daily

Funk, Margaret Mary: Thoughts Matter

Funk, Margaret Mary: Tools Matter

Funk, Margaret Mary: Humility Matters

http://www.idahomonks.org/sect110.htm Extensive bibliography of reading for Benedictine Oblates

Stranger in the City. Michael Casey

The Good Wine. Bruno Barnhardt

Born From the Gaze of God

YOU TUBE VIDEOS

Bruno Barnhardt+Wisdom Teachings of Bruno Barnhardt

The Monastic Institute (talks by Laurence Freeman OSB)

Sr Donald Corcoran (2013 Symposium talk)

Friends of St Benedict – a You Tube Channel with 15 videos. Log in with your Google Account Password) Sr Donald’s talk from the 2013 Symposium is also here

WEBSITES

http://divineoffice.org/ : An online complete Liturgy of the Hours. Can be read or listened to. Available also for Smart Phones as an App

http://www.universalis.com The Divine Office online

http://www.osb.org/rb/: Rule of St Benedict. You can also have a daily reading of the Rule sent to your email from this site.

http://www.naadob.org Website of National Board of Directors of Benedictine Oblate Directors. Ref. the Handbook

http://www.saintmeinrad.org/oblates/. This site has a lot of information about Oblate Oblation, Resources, suggested reading, etc.

http://www.oblatespring.com/ National Oblate Website

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/MonasticLife/info An ecumenical Yahoo Group for Oblates. Has 646 members

APPS (For Smart Phones, Tablets

Laudate

Divine Office

OTHER

Monastic List: A chat room on the web for Benedictine Oblates

Transfiguration Oblates@Yahoo .com (our own list serve for Oblates of Transfiguration Monastery) email Kevin Carrier to be added to this group.