Monday, July 15, 2019

April 2019 Newsletter

The April meeting will be held this coming Sunday, April 28, in the St. Joseph Room of the St. Gertrude Parish Center at 2:00 p.m.

Our Dean, Br. Francis Wagner, OSB, will be with us to discuss The Screwtape Letters and share his insights on G.K. Chesterton’s insightful novel. We look forward to seeing him.

As a reminder, the Ohio Day of Recollection in Dayton has been cancelled, and there is no meeting scheduled for the months of May, June, July, or August. Our next group meeting, therefore, will be in September.

The Oblate Study Days at Saint Meinrad will be held June 10-13. Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, will present the topic “Chant and Sacred Music.” Please register soon if you are planning to attend as the rooms fill up quickly.

Be sure to check out the minutes of the March 24, 2019 meeting—particularly the information under “New Business.” Mary Louise gives a great summary of the discussion that took place at our March meeting.

There is also information about a new online oblate group that is in the making. Hope you all had a wonderful Easter and were able to celebrate with your family and friends. Pat Our prayers and condolences to Steve Bay on the death of his wife Karen last week. May she rest in peace.

AGENDA April 28, 2019 Meeting — 2:00 p.m. St. Gertrude Parish Center – Madeira, Ohio
I. Reading of Mission Statement
II. Vespers
III. Lectio Divina
IV. Minutes of March 24, 2019 Meeting
V. Treasurer’s Report
VI. Old/New Business
VII. Program Guest Speaker: Br. Francis Wagner, OSB Topic: Discussion of the book, “Screwtape Letters.”
VIII. Adjournment & Closing Prayer

Oblate Anniversaries Congratulations to the following oblates who are celebrating their anniversaries in April, May, June and July.

4/9 Kathy Gloeckner (16 yrs.)
4/9 Joan Hilton (10 yrs.)
4/25 Rockford Patrick (4 yrs.)
4/28 Eric Kenny (6 yrs.)
4/28 Mark Caldwell-Reiss (6 yrs.)

5/8 Susan Anderson (57 yrs.)
5/18 Ron DeMarco (6 yrs.)

6/15 Steve Drees (8 yrs.)
6/15 Margaret Sherlock (8 yrs.)
6/17 Steve Bay (10 yrs.)

7/26 David Annabel (8 yrs.)

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