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Young at Heart Club in Kilburn

The Young at Heart Club in Kiburn meets at the Mazenod Community Centre, Quex Road every Wednesday from 11.30am till 3pm. Admission is only £1 a week. This week we had Bingo and welcomed Pauline who led us in a session of “Chair Yoga”. All are welcome to join us!   #alwaysclosetothepeople #kilburn #theoblates #youngatheart...

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porch project

The Porch Project Christmas Dinner

A Christmas Meal together – the Porch Project The Porch Project at Quex Road, Kilburn, held its Christmas dinner in the parish club on December 19th. We welcomed 38 guests and a marvellous team of 20 volunteers. The Project opens its doors every Thursday evening to the homeless and the lonely in the area.  Everyone...

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Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas – A Message from Oliver Barry OMI

Happy Christmas Emmanuel: This is the great truth of Christmas: God made visible in the person of the Child born in Bethlehem. Once again we celebrate: “God is with us”. Despite all the problems that face our world this season brings a ray of hope and joy. At this time we turn our attention to...

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20th October

October 20th : Gospel Reflection for this Sunday

Please read Br Michael’s reflection for Sunday October 20th – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Don’t give up or give in Up until recently, one of my brothers ran marathons. He would run one full marathon and an half one each year! He was asked to speak to a group of runners who were preparing...

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Day for Life 2019

Theme for Day for Life 2019 pastoral letter

The Scourge of Domestic Abuse – theme for the 2019 ‘Day for Life’ pastoral letter ‘Day for Life’ is celebrated each year across the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England & Wales.  It is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the value of human life at every stage and in every condition.  This Sunday,...

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Sorcha Dempsey-Roberts and one of the children in the Sandra Jones Centre, Zimbabwe, July 2019

Zimbabwe 2019: They asked only one thing of us – to love…

Zimbabwe 2019 My name is Sorcha Dempsey-Roberts. I am 19 years old and live on Anglesey in North Wales. I was fortunate enough to get a place on this year’s missionary experience trip to Zimbabwe 2019. The excitement of finding out that I had been successful in gaining a place on the trip was quickly...

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World Day of Prayer for Creation September 1st

Season of Creation The Season of Creation has a special significance for the Catholic Church since Pope Francis established 1 September as an annual “World Day of Prayer” for the care of Creation. The Season of Creation is celebrated throughout the Christian world from 1 September to 4 October, the Feast of St. Francis of...

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Bishop Ray Field

A thank you to Bishop Ray Field

A thank you to Bishop Ray Field  Bishop Ray, retired at the end of June as an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Dublin after reaching his 75th birthday. Bishop Ray has long been a good friend of the Oblates and has been leading our Lourdes Pilgrimage since 2002.   In addition to his support for the various Oblate...

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English Martyrs Primary School

English Martyrs Primary School 50th Celebration: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone for English Martyrs Primary School. A Jubilee Planning Group is organising several events to mark the occasion starting with a Mass on June 21st with Bishop Nicholas Hudson. A Memories Booklet is planned and if you...

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Remembering Fr Michael Guckian

Fr Michael Guckian OMI 1938-2019 Roscommon-born Michael Francis Guckian entered the Oblate Novitiate in Ardagh, Co. Limerick in September 1956, and made his first vows there one year later. He then moved to Dublin to study philosophy at UCD, as part of the student community at Belmont House. Three years later, he went to the...

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