Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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An important message from Oliver Barry OMI

Dear friends, We hope you are safe and well at this time. We invite you to take a couple of moments to view a video message of hope and support from Fr Oliver Barry OMI, provincial of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate here in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. We have included some links at...

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Consecrate Ireland to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Covid19: Bishops to Consecrate Ireland to Immaculate Heart of Mary

People of Ireland to be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for protection against COVID-19 Tomorrow, the Feast of the Annunciation of Our Lord, at noon Archbishop Eamon Martin will join with bishops and priests from all over the island of Ireland in consecrating the people of Ireland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary...

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Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day! Check out this fantastic tribute in song to all the mums out there from the parish choir of the Oblate parish of Our Lady of the Wayside, Bluebell on this Mother’s Day. Share this with all the lovely mums, mothers, mammies, grannies and nanas in your life to brighten their day (or...

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22nd March – Worldwide day of solidarity and prayer

March 22: Video Message from Sr Jolanta Kafka UISG President We invite all the member congregations of UISG to make next Sunday 22nd March a day of worldwide solidarity and prayer especially for all those directly affected.  UISG Board members pray together: SUNDAY AT 12.30pm (Rome time) YOU WILL FIND A VIDEO PRAYER ON THE...

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A Rationale for Social Distancing

Coronavirus – the need for vigilance Sir, – Many people have been showing great support to the healthcare workers that are on the “frontline’’. I have had people asking me what they can do to support doctors and nurses in the fight against coronavirus. This is a heartwarming sentiment but it also shows a huge...

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Fr Joseph Leathem OMI: Funeral Mass streamed from Johannesburg

Fr. Joseph LEATHEM OMI (Southern Africa) died on March 16, 2020 in Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa). Fr Joe continued in his mid-80s to serve as the much-appreciated parish priest at St Therese Parish, Edenvale, Johannesburg, where he had been ministering for many years. He recently celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of his ordination.  Fr Joe’s...

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A letter of encouragement in times of trouble

Published on Thursday 12 March 2020 MEDITTERANEAN PROVINCE (This article originally published at www.omiworld.org) Italy is so far the worst hit country by coronavirus pandemic after China. In a letter dated 11 March 2020, Fr. Gennaro ROSATO, the Provincial of the Mediterranean Province, invited all the members of the Oblate family to live this moment of great...

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The Social Oblate – a new Oblate Communications Initiative

The Social Oblate – a new Oblate Communications Initiative The Oblate Communications Office are pleased to present “The Social Oblate” – a new platform for our Oblate community to present on a variety of topics in video format. These videos will be available on all our online platforms.  “We talk about our new YouTube channel...

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RCIA Westminster

Photos: Kilburn RCIA Westminster candidates with Cardinal Vincent

Today 8 candidates in the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) programme in Kilburn were met by Cardinal Vincent and Bishop Nicholas at the service of enrolment. They will be received fully into the Catholic Church at Easter when they will be baptised, confirmed and receive the Eucharist for the first time. Please pray...

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Lent 2020

Have you signed up for our daily reflection for Lent?

It’s almost time for Lent again. As we prepare ourselves for the most special time of the church calendar, we invite you to join in our daily reflection for Lent. Each morning, you will be emailed a very short reflection or aspiration to meditate on for the day, usually focusing on a theme from the...

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