Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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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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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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Father Roberto VALICOURT, a missionary in Brazil’s Northeast for more than 50 years

Still among the poorest of the poor…

Father Roberto VALICOURT, a missionary in Brazil’s Northeast for more than 50 years, tells us about the life of the indigenous peoples, known as “Indians”… I need to remind you that when the Portuguese invaded (not discovered) the land of the Holy Cross, which they called “Brazil,” this land was inhabited by about five million...

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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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