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Synod of Bishops on Youth

The Synod of Bishops released an English translation of the final document of the 2018 session on young people, faith, and vocational discernment. The document encourages young people to seek an authentic encounter with God, instead of adopting a morally relativistic outlook on life. The document highlights the spiritual and religious experiences of young people...

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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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United Nations and the Oblates of Mary Immaculate

Originally Published on OMIUSAJPIC.ORG Fr. Daniel LeBlanc is a Canadian Oblate who was also a missionary to Peru. At present, he is the OMI representative at the United Nations. Here in the video, he explains how and why we are there at the biggest international body in the world.  

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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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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, As 2019 begins I wish you all a very Happy New Year. It will be a year full of challenges for our world, for our church and for us a Congregation. Let us embrace these challenges with a spirit of faith confident that the Christ who we have welcomed once again at...

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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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