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Yankton Oblate Chapter


Almost 100 men and women of many different Christian faiths belong to the Yankton Chapter of Sacred Heart Monastery Oblates.

The Yankton Chapter meets every third Sunday of the month from September through May at 1:00 pm at Sacred Heart Monastery.

The Director sends a newsletter monthly except during the summer months. Those who cannot attend because of distance also are welcome and receive the Newsletter.

Yankton Benedictine Oblates visit with Sisters

Ceremonies of enrollment as oblate novices and making final oblation of promises take place at the monastery in March annually or on other dates if Oblates have a March conflict.

Expectations include praying privately or with others as time and circumstances permit — of daily Liturgy of the Hours (Morning and Evening Praise) and Lectio (reading and reflecting on Scripture, a commentary, or the Rule of Benedict.

Know someone who may be interested in becoming an oblate? See our Becoming a Benedictine Oblate Brochure.

For more information contact:
S. Patricia Heirigs, Oblate Director
Sacred Heart Monastery
1005 West 8th Street
Yankton, SD 57078



Benedictine Sisters
Sacred Heart Monastery
1005 W. 8th St.
Yankton, SD 57078

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