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Encyclopedia > Order of St. Benedict (Anglican)

The Order of St. Benedict (OSB) is a contemplative Anglican religious order of religious living in communities under the Rule of St. Benedict. Most of the communities include a confraternity of oblates. The order consists of nine independent houses: Contemplation comes from the latin root for temple, and means to enter an open or consecrated place. ... Anglican religious orders are organizations of laity and/or clergy in the Anglican Communion who live under a common rule. ... Religious is a term with both a technical definition and folk use. ... St Benedict of Nursia The Rule of St Benedict by Benedict of Nursia (fl. ... An Oblate in Christian monasticism (especially Roman Catholic and Anglican; the Orthodox Christian equivalent is called a Rasophore) is any person who has been offered to God, or have dedicated themselves to His service, in holy religion. ...


  • OSB Alton, Hampshire. A community of monks founded in 1884
  • OSB Burford, Oxfordshire (Burford Priory). A mixed-sex priory with an ecumenical and multi-faith focus founded in 1941.
  • OSB Edgware, Middlesex (The Community of St. Mary at the Cross). A mixed Anglican-Ethiopian Orthodox abbey of nuns, with a mission to pastoral care of the elderly. This is the oldest extant community, having been established in 1866.
  • OSB Newbury, Berkshire (Elmore Abbey). An abbey of monks, founded in 1914.
  • OSB West Malling, England (Malling Abbey). An abbey of nuns founded in 1891.

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  • Anglican Religious Communities Yearbook: 2004-2005. Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2003.

External links

  • Alton Abbey
  • OSB Burford

Active religious orders and communities of the Anglican Communion This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Brotherhood of the Ascended Christ | Brotherhood of the Epiphany | Brotherhood of St. Gregory | Chama Cha Mariamu Mtakatifu | Chita che Zita Rinoyera | Chita che Zvipo Zve Moto | Christa Sevika Sangha | Community of All Hallows | Community of Christ the King | Community of Jesus' Compassion | Community of Nazareth | Community of Our Lady & Saint John | Community of St. Andrew | Community of St. Clare | Community of St. Denys | Community of St. Francis | Community of St. John Baptist | Community of St. John the Divine | Community of St. John the Evangelist | Community of St. Laurence | Community of St. Mary | Community of St. Mary at the Cross | Community of St. Mary the Virgin | Community of St. Michael & All Angels | Community of St. Paul | Community of St. Peter | Community of the Blessed Lady Mary | Community of the Companions of Jesus the Good Shepherd | Community of the Divine Compassion | Community of the Glorious Ascension | Community of the Good Shepherd | Community of the Holy Cross | Community of the Holy Family | Community of the Holy Name | Community of the Holy Spirit | Community of the Holy Transfiguration | Community of the Reparation to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament | Community of the Resurrection | Community of the Sacred Name | Community of the Sacred Passion | Community of the Servants of the Cross | Community of the Servants of the Will of God | Community of the Sisters of Melanesia | Community of the Sisters of the Church | Community of the Sisters of the Love of God | Community of the Transfiguration | Congregation of the Sisters of the Visitation of our Lady | Daughters of St. Francis | Ewell Monastery | Fikambanan'ny Mpanompovavin l Jesoa Kristy | Korean Franciscan Brotherhood | Little Brothers of Francis | Melanesian Brotherhood | Oratory of the Good Shepherd | Order of Julian of Norwich | Order of St. Anne | Order of St. Anne at Bethany Convent | Order of St. Benedict | Order of St. Helena | Order of the Holy Cross | Order of the Holy Paraclete | Order of the Teachers of the Children of God | Sisterhood of St. John the Divine | Sisterhood of St. Mary, Bangladesh | Sisterhood of the Epiphany | Sisterhood of the Holy Nativity | Sisters of Charity | Sisters of the Incarnation | Society of All Saints Sisters of the Poor | Society of Our Lady of the Isles | Society of Our Lady St. Mary | Society of St. Francis | Society of St. John the Divine | Society of St. John the Evangelist | Society of St. Margaret | Society of St. Paul | Society of the Franciscan Servants of Jesus & Mary | Society of the Holy Cross | Society of the Holy Trinity | Society of the Precious Blood | Society of the Sacred Advent | Society of the Sacred Cross | Society of the Sacred Mission | Society of the Sisters of Bethany



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