Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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Photos: The Young at Heart Club afternoon with 106 members

The Young at Heart Club in Kilburn met today for an afternoon of Christmas arts and crafts. It was a great day. 106 members rolled in! Next week we have 246 joining us for our Christmas dinner at the Crown Hotel in Cricklewood. We will have a five course meal with two entertainers and a...

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Liam Gibbons Quex Road

A faithful friend of Quex Road

Liam attends every funeral in the Sacred Heart Church Now there are many of you who may not know or have met this man that I am about to introduce you to. There is a very special saint in my life: his name is Liam Gibbons and he is from Co. Mayo, in Ireland. Liam...

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Jeremiah Donovan

Jeremiah Donovan – “Mixing Mortar with Philosophy”

Jeremiah Donovan OMI launches his memoirs “Mixing Mortar with Philosophy” this Thursday the 12th of December at 7.00 pm in the Annexe,  Mary Immaculate, Inchicore at 7.00 pm.  Jerry spent his Missionary Life in Brazil with many other Oblates who formed the Anglo-Irish Delegation. All are welcome. There will be a further launching of the...

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Kilburn Advent

Kilburn prepares for Advent

Kilburn Prepares for Advent. Kilburn parish went to great effort last weekend to prepare the parish church for the beautiful season of Advent, as we get ready for Christmas and prepare a way for the Lord.  The Kilburn parish confirmation group were also busy at work. They designed their own beautiful advent wreathes to take...

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Christmas Nativity Crib

Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter on the Nativity Scene

Pope Francis has written an Apostolic Letter on the meaning and importance of the nativity scene. He signed the Letter during his visit on Sunday afternoon to the Italian town of Greccio – an Italian village where Saint Francis created the first Nativity Scene in 1223.  Here is the full text of the Holy Father’s letter, which...

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Spanish Oblate Martyrs

Spanish Oblate Martyrs

Spanish Oblate Martyrs – Memorial 28th November On 17th December 2011, Pope Benedict XVI beatified 22 Spanish Oblate Marytrs and 1 Spanish layman who were murdered in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War. The anti-religious tensions in Franco’s Spain saw the persecution of many priests and religious. And for this reason, the Oblate seminary in...

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Advent Reflections

Advent Reflections: Sign up today!

Sign up to receive Daily Advent Reflections by Email Advent Reflections As a celebration for Advent and the Christmas season this year we have decided to share with you a very short reflection slide for each day. You will be sent a slide which will illustrate a quote from one of the readings of the...

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Confirmation group Kilburn hears from Tracy Hanson, mother of Josh Hanson

Kilburn Confirmation Group hears message of hope from bereaved mother

Kilburn Confirmation Group hears message of hope from bereaved mother The Kilburn Confirmation Group of the Sacred Heart parish, Quex Road, came together last week for their monthly meeting. This time we were joined by Tracey Hanson, the mother of Josh, who was stabbed to death three years ago. Tracey established the Josh Hanson Trust...

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Christmas cards for Immigrants detained at Detention Centres in the UK

Christmas cards for Immigrants detained at Detention Centres in the UK Christmas cards for Immigrants: the members of the Friends of St. Eugene group in Tower Hill have been raising awareness of the needs of people who are being detained indefinitely in detention Centres across UK. In collaboration with the locally based Jesuit Refugee Service...

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Smiling Danny & Wife - High Tea at TH

High Tea at English Martyrs Tower Hill – Friends of St Eugene

High Tea at English Martyrs Tower Hill “Good company, great food and a sing-song too.” During October 2019 – the month of mission as requested by Pope Francis – the Friends of St. Eugene in Tower Hill had organised another meal for local people. It was a follow up to our successful Christmas Lunch event...

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