Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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World Meeting of Families & Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland

The WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES took place in Dublin this August and interweaving with it, the Oblate family found its own voice and place in connecting with the one Body and one family in Christ. The Oblates take part Yes, on a beautiful Friday evening of the 24th August ’18, the four Oblate parishes in...

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Fr Ray Warren OMI

Community – Mission – Partnership through the prism of Laudato Si’

The encyclical of Pope Francis on the Care of our Common Home speaks a truth that expresses the Spirit’s gifts while it also indicates danger, warning, caution and challenge. This year 2016,is a convergence of three very significant happenings: how we take up the challenge of Laudato Si’; the Jubilee Year of Mercy for the...

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Fr Lougen OMI with His Holiness Pope Francis

Congratulations from the Pope for the bicentenary

Dear Father Lougen, The Holy Father was pleased to be informed of the bicentenary of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate to be celebrated on 25 January 2016, and he sends prayerful good wishes to all of the priests and brothers of the Congregation. His Holiness joins you in giving thanks to Almighty God for...

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St Mary’s Church Holyhead

The Friends of St Eugene ~ Ffrindiau Sant Eugene ~ Service of Commitment

11 am Mass on Sunday October 11th was a unique occasion in St Mary’s Church in Holyhead. It was during this Mass that eight parishioners made their commitment as Friends of St Eugene.  (Six others will make their commitment later in the year.)  Provincial of the Anglo-Irish Province Fr Ray Warren OMI and Fr Lorcan...

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Homeless Jesus

A church with no walls in Hamilton, Canada

After months of patient planning and preparation, two new statues have finally been unveiled in the front yard of St. Patrick Church. The bronze sculptures of St. Patrick and Jesus as a homeless man, now stand in what has been dubbed the church without walls. At the ceremony, Father Tony O’Dell, OMI, shared a comment...

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Blessing of Pets

Annual Darndale Belcamp Parish Blessing Of The Animals.

The Mass based around “The Canticle of Brother Sun,” celebrated in honour of St. Francis of Assisi, was brought to life by a combination of the Oblate Youth Choir, and many local children.  The Oblate Youth filled the Church with hymns and the young children retold the story of St. Francis’ life and love of God’s...

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Mass at the English Martyrs Parish.

English Martyrs Parish, London:
150 years

This year we have been celebrating the 150th anniversary since the foundation of the parish. On 6th February 1865, the area of Tower Hill, London, then known as Rosemary Lane, was confided to the pastoral care of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. The mission was entrusted to Fr. Robert COOKE, who was the Provincial at...

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