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“I am more than a priest, I am an Oblate Priest!” – The Ordination of Fr. Victor Manuel Patricio Silva, O.M.I.

On May 18, 2018 Fr. Victor Manuel Patricio Silva, O.M.I. was ordained to the priesthood.  It was the conclusion of a long and winding road to the ordination of the newest Missionary Oblate. On May 18, 2018 Fr. Victor Manuel Patricio Silva, O.M.I. was ordained to the priesthood.  It was the conclusion of a long...

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Gospel Reflection for Pentecost Sunday

As we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, the season of Easter reaches its final climax.  This Sunday we celebrate and experience the powerful outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the whole church and on all those who call themselves disciples and followers of the risen Lord. Last Sunday when we celebrated the Ascension of Jesus,...

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Gospel Reflection for the Ascension of Jesus

  As we mark and celebrate the Ascension of the Lord, the saying, ‘all good things come to an end’ never sounded more suitable or appropriate. Just before the passion and suffering of Jesus, his friends and followers saw him being betrayed, denied and condemned. They stood at a distance and watched him die a...

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No más mulas – No more mules

Father John WOTHERSPOON has spent much of his Oblate and priestly life as a missionary in Hong Kong, China. Originally from the Province of Australia, of which China is an Oblate Delegation, he went to Hong Kong as a teacher in a school run by the Oblates in 1985. Currently, he ministers as a prison...

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Gospel Reflection for Easter Sunday

 Our Lenten journey and pilgrimage are over. Our fasting is complete; now we can feast and celebrate.  We have travelled with Jesus from the harshness of the desert to the new life coming from the empty tomb. Having walked with Jesus as we carried our cross, we now share in and experience the joy and...

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St. Eugene and GOOD FRIDAY

Can I forget the bitter tears that the sight of the cross brought streaming from my eyes one Good Friday? “Can I forget … the sight of the cross?” asks Eugene, and the peace that flowed into his life as a result. Never was my soul more satisfied, never did it feel such happiness; for...

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Daily Lenten Reflections Written by Fr. Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Click on any date below to hear the reflection for that day  March 1, 2018   March 2, 2018  March 3, 2018  March 4, 2018   March 5, 2018  March 6, 2018  March 7, 2018   March 8, 2018  March 9, 2018   March 10, 2018   March 11, 2018   March 12, 2018    March 13, 2018  March 14, 2018   March 15, 2018     March 16, 2018 ...

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Gospel Reflection for Ash Wednesday and St. Valentine’s Day

  Sadly, Lent may not be as popular as Advent. Advent lasts for four weeks and prepare us for the joyous celebration Christmas and all that goes with it. Lent on the other hand lasts for forty days. During these forty days we are asked to give up things we like when we fast. Jesus...

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Pope Francis with the Oblates of Chile in Iquique

On January 18, during his apostolic journey to Chile, the Holy Father Pope Francis visited the small Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Iquique where the Oblates serve. On that day, the Holy Father celebrated a Eucharist with the people of northern Chile who gathered at the Lobito Campus in Iquique. There he crowned...

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Next Provincial Named.

Fr. Louis Lougen, the Superior General of the Oblates has appointed Fr. Oliver BARRY to be the next  Provincial of the Anglo-Irish Province. Fr. Oliver will succeed Fr. Ray Warren as Provincial in June 2018. Fr. Oliver is currently director of the De Mazenod Retreat Centre in London. Here he has been developing a new...

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