Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate


morning prayer sunday may 9th

Morning Prayer with the Oblates: Sunday May 9th

Dear friends, let us join Fr Liam Griffin OMI in the Oblate Community Chapel in the House of Retreat, Inchicore for our morning prayer on this 6th Sunday of Easter.  As we listen to this Gospel passage we are reminded how Jesus challenges his disciples to remain in his love – something they do by...

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morning prayer may 8th

Morning Prayer with the Oblates: Saturday May 8th

We join Heidi Schofield once more in Holyhead for our Oblate morning prayer. It’s easy to pick up the impression that following Jesus brings a life full of blessings. Being called to be a follower of Jesus is not an easy one. Our reflection this morning ask us if we are prepared to be a...

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morning prayer may 7th

Morning Prayer with the Oblates: Friday May 7th

We join Heidi Schofield in Holyhead for morning prayer. In today’s gospel Jesus presents us with a great challenge. The reflection presents us with some situations in our daily lives, the daily decision where we might respond to the challenge that Jesus has set us. ‘And I commissioned you to go out and to bear...

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opening online art charity exhibition

De Mazenod House Retreat Centre hosts Online Charity Art Exhibiton

De Mazenod House Retreat Centre London is hosting an online Charity Art Exhibition showing the work of Chaher Rhomaei, a young artist from Syria who has being staying at DMH over the past year. All the funds received will be divided and go to support the creation of a children’s library in Syria and DMH....

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joe walsh tours update lourdes oblates

Update on Pilgrimages Abroad (Joe Walsh Tours) situation

For many years Pilgrimages Abroad (JWT) have been the travel agent to Oblate Pilgrimage. It is with sincere regret that we learned that JWT has announced on April 27th that it is to cease trading due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic. We understand that this is a difficult time for the directors...

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morning prayer Thursday May 6th

Morning Prayer with the Oblates: Thursday May 6th

Dear friends – we join Fr Paul once more for our morning prayer. In today’s very short gospel passage, the word, “love,” appears five times! There is so much to say about love. It is abundantly clear from the New Testament that love is all that matters – love of God and love of neighbour...

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morning prayer may 5th

Morning Prayer with the Oblates: Wednesday May 5th

We join Fr Paul Horrocks OMI of the Inchicore Pastoral Area for morning prayer today. In today’s gospel, Jesus tells us that he is the vinedresser and he is pruning the branches, us. “Pruning” is very much about letting go. When we have to let go it can seem as though we are losing ourselves....

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morning prayer may 3rd

Morning Prayer with the Oblates Monday May 3rd, 5th Week of Easter

We join Gerard Bennett for prayer on the 5th Monday of Easter. Many of us may be waiting with impatient hope for the future, as we contemplate what changes for the better might we be living with as we navigate the “new normal”? We ponder the words of pope Francis –  ‘Could Covid 19 could...

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morning prayer may 2nd

Morning Prayer with the Oblates Sunday May 2nd, 5th Sunday of Easter

Today we join Chaher Rhomaei, an artist who is associated with the DeMazenod Retreat and Spirituality Centre, London. This Sunday is the fifth Sunday of Easter and it is also the celebration of Easter for Orthodox Christians, and so it is fitting that this morning, Chaher leads us in a reflection through art on the...

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morning prayer may 1st st joseph

Morning Prayer with the Oblates: United in Faith, May 1st, Feast of St Joseph the Worker

Join Fr Frank in Colwyn Bay for a time of prayer, reflection and community together and to pray  for your intentions and for all those affected by the coronavirus at this time. Today especially we celebrate Saint Joseph, patron of Oblate Brothers and of the Parish and Primary School in Colwyn Bay. “He stayed until...

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