Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate


Bluebell parish mass RTE

Our Lady of the Wayside Bluebell Parish featured on RTÉ

On Sunday, 12th January, the Oblate Parish of Our Lady of the Wayside, Bluebell in Dublin City were invited to RTÉ studios to celebrate their Sunday Eucharist on the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord. The Mass was broadcast live on television and streamed online.  The Mass was celebrated by parish priest of Bluebell,...

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porch project

The Porch Project Christmas Dinner

A Christmas Meal together – the Porch Project The Porch Project at Quex Road, Kilburn, held its Christmas dinner in the parish club on December 19th. We welcomed 38 guests and a marvellous team of 20 volunteers. The Project opens its doors every Thursday evening to the homeless and the lonely in the area.  Everyone...

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Christmas Dinner Cricklewood

260 parishioners attend Young at Heart Christmas Dinner

What a great day yesterday with the Young at Heart Club Christmas dinner at the Crown Hotel in cricklewood. 260 parishioners turned up for a fabulous afternoon and evening. The food was amazing and we danced the legs off ourselves till late in the evening. Merry Christmas to you all!  #alwaysclosetothepeople 

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Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas – A Message from Oliver Barry OMI

Happy Christmas Emmanuel: This is the great truth of Christmas: God made visible in the person of the Child born in Bethlehem. Once again we celebrate: “God is with us”. Despite all the problems that face our world this season brings a ray of hope and joy. At this time we turn our attention to...

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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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