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The Oblate Family Morning Prayer: Friday 19th July 2024

Today, we join pupils from St Mary’s RC Primary School for Morning Prayer on Friday, 19th July, during the 15th week in ordinary time.  Gospel Matthew 12:1-8 The Son of Man is master of the sabbath The pupils reflect: “This passage teaches that mercy is more important than strict rules. Jesus shows that caring for others is...

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Gospel Reflection for Sunday July 21st 2024- 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gospel Reflection for Sunday July 21tst2024, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time | Mark 6:30-34 Ask a teenager when he or she gets home from their first day in High School, “Well, how did your first day go?” and most parents would count themselves lucky to get a grunted “OK”. However, ask the same question to...

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The Oblate Family Morning Prayer: Thursday 18th July 2024

Today, we join pupils from St Mary’s RC Primary School for Morning Prayer on Thursday, 18th July, during the 15th week in ordinary time.  Gospel Matthew 11:28-30 My yoke is easy and my burden light The pupils help us reflect by asking some important questions: “Why do we yearn for God’s presence?  Why is it important to...

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The Oblate Family Morning Prayer: Wednesday 17th July 2024

Today, we join Elspeth Levitt from Anglesey for Morning Prayer on Wednesday, 17th July, during the 15th week in ordinary time. The morning prayer this week is coming from the Oblates Mission on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales. The mission is made up of 6 parishes and members from across the community are kindly welcoming us into...

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The Oblate Family Morning Prayer: Tuesday 16th July

Today, we join Pauline Thomas from Anglesey for Morning Prayer on Tuesday, 16th July, during the 15th week in ordinary time.  Gospel Matthew 11:20-24 It will not go as hard with Sodom on Judgement Day as with you Pauline reflects: “On reading the gospel, I was allotted to pray and reflect on this morning. Looking for some...

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The Oblate Family Morning Prayer: Monday 15th July 2024

Today, we join Christine Hunt from Anglesey for Morning Prayer on Monday, 15th July, during the 15th week in ordinary time.  Gospel Matthew 10:34-11:1 It is not peace I have come to bring, but a sword Christine reflects: “In our present time there are a lot of distractions. Sometimes, we lose track far from our loved ones and...

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From Past to Present: The Influence of the Canada-US Oblate Provinces

The Following article has been taken from OMI World. Over the past two weeks, the Central Government has visited many ministries and communities across the four provinces in the Canada-United States Region.   This region used to be made up of nineteen provinces. Despite changes and a drop in numbers, thinking this area doesn’t have much...

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The Oblate Family Morning Prayer: Sunday 14th July 2024

Today, we join Rhian Lloyd-Williams from Anglesey for Morning Prayer on the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  Gospel Mark 6:7-13 ‘Take nothing with you’ Rhian reflects: “This is a key moment for the disciples, as the life of Jesus is transformed into their vocation. This is the moment when the disciples become apostles, sent by Jesus...

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Oblate Family Morning Prayer Saturday July 13th

The Oblate Family Morning Prayer: Saturday 13th July 2024, Knock Shrine

Today, we join Fr Liam Griffin OMI who, with the Oblate charismatic family, is in Knock Shrine today for the annual Oblate Pilgrimage there. Knock is Ireland’s International Eucharistic & Marian Shrine Knock. On the 21st of August in 1879, 15 people from the village witnessed an apparition of Mary on the gable wall of...

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The Oblate Family Morning Prayer Friday 12th July 2024 Pat Hughes

The Oblate Family Morning Prayer: Friday 12th July 2024

Today we revisit morning prayer from Friday of the 14th Week of Ordinary Time, 2021 with Pat Hughes, a member of the Friends of St Eugene from Birkenhead. Pat takes reflects on Psalm 37, which tells us that, “the salvation of the just comes from the Lord” and in response, Pat poses the question: “who...

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