Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate


St. Eugene de Mazenod

Eugene – A Man For All Seasons We live a world today, when perhaps saints are not too fashionable. They may seem to us as men and women who come from a vastly different time and world than we do. In a sense they do. We may even ask if they are relevant to our...

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Vocations Novena May 21st

Vocations Novena 21st-29th of May – a time for the Oblate family to pray together In thanksgiving for vocations; past, present and future  The annual Novena for Oblate Vocations is fast approaching! Each year, Oblate communities throughout the world are praying that ‘the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to the harvest.’ (Mt 9:38) Christ is Alive and...

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English Martyrs Primary School

English Martyrs Primary School 50th Celebration: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone for English Martyrs Primary School. A Jubilee Planning Group is organising several events to mark the occasion starting with a Mass on June 21st with Bishop Nicholas Hudson. A Memories Booklet is planned and if you...

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Remembering Fr Michael Guckian

Fr Michael Guckian OMI 1938-2019 Roscommon-born Michael Francis Guckian entered the Oblate Novitiate in Ardagh, Co. Limerick in September 1956, and made his first vows there one year later. He then moved to Dublin to study philosophy at UCD, as part of the student community at Belmont House. Three years later, he went to the...

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A Message from the Philippine Consulate

The funeral of the late Fr Michael Guckian OMI PLEASE ATTEND THE FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR FR MICHAEL GUCKIAN WHO SERVED THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR 33 YEARS The Philippine Consulate Dublin was saddened to hear the news of the tragic death of Fr Michael Guckian on May 11th 2019 caused by a hit-and-run...

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Fr. Michael Guckian RIP

It is with great sadness the Oblate Community announces that the death has occurred of Fr. Michael Guckian OMI. Fr Michael died aged 81 on Saturday the 11th of May following an accident in his home country of Roscommon.   Michael was born in 1938 in County Roscommon in the West of Ireland, and was...

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Oblate Lourdes Pilgrimage 2019

Lourdes-style pilgrimage can help stress

Lourdes Pilgrimage: Send stressed employees on Lourdes style pilgrimages or retreats, say experts  Feeling stressed at work? Have you considered taking time out for a retreat or pilgrimage to Lourdes? Because this might be just what you need according to a recent study.  A three year study finds that religious trips to spiritual destinations or...

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Easter Vigil Mass and Celebrations in Quex Road

Easter Vigil What an amazing celebration at Quex Road, Kilburn, this Easter night – we had the privilege of welcoming new members of our catholic faith who are beginning and progressing in their journey towards becoming catholics. Three adults were baptised into the Catholic faith, two adults were received, and sixteen adults received the sacrament...

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A Reflection on Taizé Prayer at English Martyrs Parish

The Church of the English Martyrs, Tower Hill, London, was beautifully lit with candles surrounding the Taizé cross display, as parishioners gathered for ‘Lenten prayer around the cross’ on Wednesday 10th April. A time of Prayer and Taizé music was led by Kirk Jacob and the Friends of St. Eugene and we added our voices in prayer and...

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Holy Week & Easter Services in Oblate Parishes

Please see below information for Holy Week and Easter Service for the Oblate Parishes of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.  England: Church of the Sacred Heart, Quex Road, Kilburn April 15th Masses: 10am and 12.15pm Friends of Eugene Reflection 7pm April 16th Masses: 10am and 12.15pm Adult Confirmation 7pm Taizé prayer 7pm Spy Wednesday April...

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