Oblates of St. Benedict are women or men, single or married, who seek a deeper relationship with God through association with a Benedictine Community. They share the apostolic work and prayer of the Community in order to spread the spirit of St. Benedict.
Oblates seek God by striving to become holy in their own chosen way of life. Integrating their prayer and work, they manifest Christ's presence in society. Through their association with a Benedictine monastery, Oblates receive help and guidance in living a full Christian life. In their daily lives, they extend Benedictine values into the world, by applying the teachings of the Rule of Benedict within their family circles, in their places of work, and in their civic and social activities.