Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

Morning Prayer

morning prayer september 29th

Morning prayer with the Oblate Family: Thursday Sept 29th

Good morning all. Let us join Paul Evans in Saint Joseph’s Parish, Colwyn Bay for morning prayer. Today is the feast day of the Archangels – Gabriel, Michael and Raphael. Paul offers a short, interesting reflection on these biblical figures and on the angels, and also references the writings of Fr Ron Rolheiser OMI. We...

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morning prayer september 28th

Morning prayer with the Oblate Family: Wednesday Sept 28th

We join Mary Bond in Saint Joseph’s Parish, Colwyn Bay for today’s time of prayer. To become and live as true followers of Jesus, we must be determined to place him at the centre of our lives, to love him and know him as our living Lord and so grow into the people God has...

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Morning prayer september 26th

Morning prayer: Tuesday September 27th

We join Frank Bond in Colwyn Bay for today’s morning prayer. Faith and action, prayer and good works. The main characteristics of Christianity. This week, the first readings are all from the Book of Job. You might be familiar with the phrase, “to have the patience of Job”. “The Lord gave and the Lord taketh...

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morning prayer september 26th

Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family: September 26th

With Liz Markey who is a member of the Oblate Parish of Saint Joseph’s, Colwyn Bay in North Wales. It takes time and reflection to listen to what God’s word means to each one of us personally, and we invite you to listen to Liz’s personal reflection on today’s gospel reading. ‘Anyone who welcomes this...

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Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family: Sunday September 25th

Good morning, everyone! Today’s morning prayer is brought to you by Sister Joy, of St. Joseph’s in Colwyn Bay. Today’s reading comes from St Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians. Sr Joy focuses on a few lines – namely, “Rejoice always, pray continually and give thanks in all circumstance.” If we could live by these words,...

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Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family: Saturday September 24th

Good morning, everyone! Today’s morning prayer is brought to you by Sister Magret, of St. Joseph’s in Colwyn Bay. Today’s Gospel reading recounts the time when Mary was at the foot of the cross as she watched her son die. Let us pray for all mothers at the foot of the cross, who have children...

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morning prayer september 22nd

Morning prayer September 22nd: Final Morning in Lourdes

Good morning everyone. Today we prepare to leave Lourdes and return to our homes. Our pilgrimage is over. We will take Lourdes home with us in our hearts and are looking forward to next year. Let us join Martina Cooley from London for this morning’s prayer. She offers a very thought-provoking reflection on today’s reading....

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Lourdes Day 5: Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family

Good morning friends, we invite you to join Rachel and Alex, both members of the Oblate Youth Service, for this morning’s prayer for Day of the pilgrimage to Lourdes. Later this morning we will have the Mass of the Anointing and we remember that Lourdes is a place of healing, and so we reflect on...

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morning prayer lourdes day 4

Day 4 in Lourdes: Morning Prayer with Fr Liam Griffin OMI

Good morning everyone and welcome to Day Four of our pilgrimage! This morning’s prayer comes from a very busy and vibrant Lourdes and is led by Fr Liam who spent over 10 years working here in Lourdes as chaplain. This morning he speaks to us about the message of Lourdes and Bernadette means for each...

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morning prayer lourdes day 3

Morning Prayer on Day 3 of the Oblate Lourdes Pilgrimage

Friends, we invite you to join Fr Terry Murray OMI who is a priest in the Oblate Parishes of Kilburn, and Ify who travelled from the USA via Kilburn to Lourdes for the pilgrimage, for this morning’s time of prayer. Seated opposite the beautiful Grotto of Lourdes, we spend a short time in prayer and...

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