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Pope Francis – Young People and the Example of Mary

Pope Francis – January 2019 You young people have, in the Virgin Mary, a reason for joy and a source of inspiration. Take advantage of the World Youth Day in Panama to contemplate Christ together with Mary. We will pray the Rosary together for peace, each of us in our own language. And ask for...

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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE XXVII WORLD DAY OF THE SICK 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters, “You received without payment; give without payment” (Mt 10:8). These are the words spoken by Jesus when sending forth his apostles to spread the Gospel, so that his Kingdom might grow through acts of gratuitous love. On the XXVII World Day of the Sick, to be solemnly celebrated on 11 February 2019...

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Beautiful New Calendar for 2019

You may have seen these beautiful calendars in your parish over the past few weeks. They were produced by Colum Keating and Fr Leo Philomin. The calendar features some beautiful imagery of the various Oblate projects, events and missions from around the province over the past 12 months, alongside some quotes from Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation:...

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The Porch Project

A big thank you to everyone involved in this wonderful project! “The Porch Project in Kilburn cooked and served a fabulous Christmas Dinner to our Guests on December 22. A large number of volunteers brought food to the table and we catered for 24 people. It was a lovely evening. As the guests left they...

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Friends of St. Eugene in Birmingham’s recent visit to the Arboretum

The Silence Began “11am, the silence began, not in the battlefields of Flanders in November 1918, but several days after the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War. We, the Birmingham Friends of St. Eugene, were in the Millennium Chapel of Peace and Forgiveness at the National Memorial Arboretum on a chilly and...

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Advent Gospel Reflection for December 9th

Prepare a Way for the Lord in Advent God’s Messengers The Jewish People of the Old Testament had been promised that the Messiah, the Chosen One of God would come to deliver and save them from oppression and slavery. They were told through the Prophets, God’s messengers, that God would always be with them. Sadly...

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Death Notice Of Father Paul Byrne OMI

It is with great sadness that the Oblate Community announces the death of Fr Paul Byrne OMI OBE (Dublin) – (peacefully), in the wonderful care of all the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross (late of Inchicore). Beloved son of the late John and Lavinia and brother of the late Dick; deeply regretted by...

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Tabor House and the Friends of St Eugene

Tabor House is Birmingham’s only permanent all year round shelter for homeless men and women. It is housed on the first floor of St. Anne’s parish club and it can accommodate 15 guests. It started in September 2017 with 6 guests and it now has 9 guests. Each guest is allocated a Volunteer Mentor who...

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Fr Francis Daniel OMI

Golden Jubilee Celebrations   On Friday 5th October 2018, the school community – children and staff from English Martyrs’ Primary school here in Tower Hill, London, led the celebrations of the golden jubilee of our Parish Priest Fr. Francis Daniel , otherwise known as Fr Danny.   The jubilee mass at midday, took place fifty years,...

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Lourdes Pilgrimage 2018

This year marked the 160th anniversary of Our Lady appearing to young Bernadette Soubirous. Pilgrims have being travelling to Lourdes ever since and the Missionary Oblates of Mary have also been part of this Sacred Story and Journey. This September, the Oblates travelled to Lourdes with people from across Ireland, England Scotland, Wales and the...

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