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Mass at the Grotto Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes February 11th

Mass at the Grotto in Lourdes with the Oblate Pilgrimage

Friends, the Oblate Pilgrimage in Lourdes are privileged to be present at Our Lady’s Grotto and offer Holy Mass for all your intentions and for all those who are joining us online. On this feast day, we are overjoyed to be here in Lourdes. It is particularly significant for the Oblate Lourdes pilgrimage, as this...

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Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for 31st World Day of the Sick

Dear brothers and sisters! Illness is part of our human condition. Yet, if illness is experienced in isolation and abandonment, unaccompanied by care and compassion, it can become inhumane. When we go on a journey with others, it is not unusual for someone to feel sick, to have to stop because of fatigue or of...

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Our Lady of Lourdes 11 February 2023

Celebrating Our Lady of Lourdes, 2-11 February 2023

About Lourdes and the Oblate Connection The Oblate Community has a long connection with the Shrine of Our Lady in Lourdes, a small town in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains in the South West of France. In 1859, on the 11th of February, Bernadette, a 14 year old girl from the village of Lourdes,...

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Sinulog 2023 Santo Niño Festival

The past weekend, Sacred Heart church, in Kilburn, London, was home to the Sinulog 2023 celebrations. The Sinulog-Santo Niño Festival is a big festival held on the third Sunday of January every year in the Philippines and, as you can see from these photos, was well-celebrated by the Filipino communities here!

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Funeral Mass of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Pope Francis will preside at the Requiem Mass of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Thursday 5th January. The Mass can be watched live from 8.30am here:  The Booklet for the Funeral can be downloaded here https://www.vatican.va/news_services/liturgy/libretti/2023/20230105-libretto-esequie-sepoltura_pont-emerito.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1o8PfJ9_GlHCFDUbDQQl_1j9uIMqI5PIUD1z_xrmDZ6kgo4Bgg4uCNVu4

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Superior General of the Oblates visits Ukraine

Superior General Visits Ukraine

Originally Published on OMIWORLD.ORG The Superior General of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Fr. Luis Ignacio Rois Alonso, visited the Delegation of Ukraine from the 3rd to the 9th of December 2022. Accompanied by the Provincial of Poland, Fr. Paweł ZAJĄC, and the superior of the Ukraine Delegation, Fr. Vitaly Podolyana, he visited many Oblate communities...

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Join us in Lisbon for World Youth Day 2023

The next World Youth Day is fast approaching and we’d like you to join us for this amazing pilgrimage, to be with hundreds of thousands (possibly millions!) of other young Catholics and see the Pope. When? 31 July – 9 August. Who? This pilgrimage is for those aged between 18-35 years. How many? Just 25...

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Join the online Advent Evening Retreats 2022 – Tuesdays in Advent at 7:30pm

“Hearing Voices of Hope” Times: Tuesday 29 November Tuesday 6 December Tuesday 13 December Tuesday 20 December During this season of Advent, you are invited to participate through scripture, prayer, reflection and sharing on this time leading to the birth of Christ. Join a weekly evening retreat each Tuesday in Advent from 7:30-8:30pm. We begin...

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Ireland’s Greatest Voices: The Three Tenors LIVE

On Saturday 17 December, at Mary Immaculate church in Inchicore, Dublin, there will be a special musical event – Christmas with The Three Tenors! Tickets are €30 each and are now on sale from the following five outlets: Mary Immaculate Parish office, Inchicore (mornings only) Oblate Mission office, Inchicore (10am – 4pm closed for lunch)...

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Summary of the Oblate Lay Associate Team Presentation to the 37th General Chapter

When we last updated you (in August), we said that we would be back to you with a further update “by the end of the summer.” We didn’t quite make that deadline that we set for ourselves!  And we’re sorry about that! Having said that, the lack of an update to you does not indicate...

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