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Pope Francis’ Message for Vocations Sunday Sunday April 25th

This Sunday, 25 April, is Vocations Sunday where catholics reflect on the theme of vocations, and pray for our religious and for new vocations to the priesthood and religious life.  Pope Francis has declared 2021 as the year of Saint Joseph, and in this message suggests to us three key words for each individual’s vocation....

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Oblates Lay Associates Congress 2022

Announcing the 2nd Oblate Lay Association Congress

The Oblate Central Government, in fulfilling a mandate from the 36th General Chapter, has organised a second Lay Association Congress. The first Congress was held in Aix-en-Provence 25 years ago. This Congress, to be called “Living as Oblate People”, is a Congress for all people associated with ordained Oblates and the Oblate Mission. It will...

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7 ways to make holy week

7 Ways to make Holy Week at home

Seven ways you can bring Holy Week and the Easter Triduum to your home For many of us, we are facing a Holy Week and Easter where we cannot attend the Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies in person. It is a strange and sad time to not be able to celebrate our usual Easter liturgies...

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friends of saint eugene renewal commitment

Friends of Saint Eugene, Towerhill renew their commitment virtually

Every year, the Friends of Saint Eugene groups would, in “normal” times, renew their commitment to the work and charism of Saint Eugene on or around the Oblate Feast Day of February 17th, marking the anniversary of the formal approval of the Rules and Constitution of the Oblate Community by the Pope at that time...

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Praying the way of the cross 2021

Lent 2021: Praying the Way of the Cross

Lent 2021 – Praying the Way of the Cross  The Way of the Cross is one of the most sacred and well-loved Christian prayers. Praying the Way of the Cross has been part of Christian tradition for centuries for us to meditate on, so it can become part of our lives. Doesn’t each of our...

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the social oblate saint patrick

On St Patrick and Irish Spirituality

Hello Dear Oblate Family! In this new episode of the Social Oblate Fr Dominick speaks with Oblate parish worker Ms Pádraigín Clancy on Irish and Celtic spirituality. In this conversation, there is also plenty about Saint Patrick, after all it’s his day on the Emerald Island! Please enjoy their conversation and subscribe to our channel....

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Reflection: Feast of Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary – March 19th

March 19th: Feast of Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary & Earthly Father of Jesus  Today in union with the whole Church, we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph. While we know that Joseph was Mary’s husband and the earthly father of Jesus, in reality we have very little historical information about him. Traditionally he is...

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rte Mass broadcast

RTÉ News Now – Broadcasting Mass from Inchicore

Friends, Mass will be broadcast from the Oblate Parish of Mary Immaculate, Inchicore, tomorrow morning, Thursday March 4th, at 10.30am on RTÉ News Now. You can watch on your television or you can follow online at https://www.rte.ie/player/onnow   Ann Tuite, harpist and singer, will be providing the music and members of the parish community will...

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Fr Oliver Barry provincial

Congratulations to Fr Oliver Barry on his reappointment as Provincial

We extend our heartiest congratulations to Fr Oliver on his reappointment as leader of the Oblate province of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales for a second term. On February 8, 2021, the Vicar General of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Rome received the consent of the Council for the appointment of Fr. Oliver...

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wistaston hall building works

Update from The Oblate Retreat Centre, Crewe – February 2021

The Oblate Retreat Centre at Wistaston Hall is undergoing a number of major changes and renovation works at this time. Although the centre has largely been closed to visitors due to Covid-19 restrictions throughout the past 12 months, work has been ongoing in refurbishing much of the building. In mid 2020, works suffered a set...

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