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morning prayer wednesday august 10th

Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family: Wednesday August 10th

Good morning dear friends! We join Fr Vimal in Saint Joseph’s Parish, Colwyn Bay for morning prayer. Today we celebrate the Feast of Saint Laurence, patron saint of the poor and of cooks. Let us ask Laurence to intercede for us and our families. A beautiful sentence for our reflection from today’s first reading: “Each...

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OLAC update

Oblate Lay Associations Congress 2022 – An Update

On behalf of the core team charged with planning and organising the participation of lay people associated with the Oblates of the Anglo Irish Province in the recent Oblate Lay Associations Congress, we would like to thank you very sincerely for the very many ways in which you engaged with the Congress and the pre-Congress...

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morning prayer tuesday august 9th

Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family: Tuesday August 9th

Good morning dear friends! We join Fr Frank once in Wales – in Saint Joseph’s Parish, Colwyn Bay for morning prayer. Today we celebrate the Feast of Theresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as Edith Stein. She was born into a practising Jewish family, who loved her and supported her as she continued in...

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monday august 8th

Morning Prayer with the Oblates: Monday August 8th

Dear friends, good morning and we invite you to join Fr Frank Ryan OMI in Colwyn Bay, North Wales for our morning prayer today Monday August 8th. Fr Frank is in the Oblate Parish of Saint Joseph’s, Colwyn Bay. Today is the feast day of Saint Dominic. “This great saint reminds us that in the...

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Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family, August 7th

Good morning, everyone! Today, we join Heidi Schofield, from Holyhead, for our morning prayer together. Today’s Gospel reading is from Luke, in which Jesus tells his followers that for those to whom much has been given, much will be expected. Heidi then goes on to quote C. S. Lewis, from his book ‘Mere Christianity’, on...

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Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family, August 6th

Good morning, everyone! Today, we join Heidi Schofield, from Holyhead, for our morning prayer together. Today’s Gospel reading is from Luke, and is of the transfiguration of Jesus. May we someday see the splendor of Jesus as Peter, John and James did on top of the mountain. Perhaps we’d react in a similar way to...

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Morning Prayer with Mission with Youth

Today we join a group of young people and members of the Oblates who are currently attending the Mission with Youth Experience in the place where Saint Eugene de Mazenod and friends began our community – the place where it all began. We hope you enjoy this morning’s short experience and spend a few moments...

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Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family, August 4th

Good morning, everyone! Today, we join Pádraig Corcoran, a Youth Worker from Inchicore, Dublin, for our morning prayer together.   Today’s Gospel reading is from Matthew, when Jesus asks his disciples who he is. Peter answers correctly, that he is the Messiah, the Son of the Living God. Jesus then gives Peter the keys to...

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Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family, August 3rd

Good morning, everyone! Today, we join Pádraig Corcoran, a Youth Worker from Inchicore, Dublin, for our morning prayer together. Today’s Gospel reading is from Matthew, and details the time in which a Canaanite woman asks Jesus to help his daughter, who is tormented by a demon. In the end, it is her persistence and sure...

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Morning Prayer with the Oblate Family, August 2nd

Good morning, everyone! Today, we join Christine Hunt from Holyhead for our morning prayer together.   Today’s Gospel reading is from Matthew, and focuses on when Jesus walked on the water of the Sea of Galilee during a storm. Peter was able to walk on the water too for a moment, before becoming frightened and...

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