Fr. Meinrad Brune, OSB, oblate director, applauds the newly invested oblate novices and the oblates who made their oblation promises on March 21, 2012, in the Chapter Room at Saint Meinrad. Benedictine oblates are men and women outside the monasteries who have affiliated themselves with the work and prayer of the monks. They live in the secular world, but offer themselves to God, dedicating their lives to the guidance of the Rule of St. Benedict.
Hulbert OK Monestary. Clear Creek Abbey. The monks live in silence except for singing the original Gregorian Chants. Retreats are available (you don't even have to be Catholic).
The monastic community processes from the Archabbey Church to the cemetery for the burial of their confrere, Br. Terence Griffin, OSB, on May 8, 2013.
That’s How They Roll – The Sisters Of Life
The Black Cordelias article "That's How They Roll - The Sisters of Life"
Monestir de Christ in the Desert, New Mexico, EEUU