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Day of prayer of atonement

Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse

The annual Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse takes place on Friday 19 February 2021, the first Friday of Lent. The Day of Prayer is an initiative by Pope Francis and was first marked in Irish dioceses and parishes in 2017.   Candle of Atonement Prayer Lord, forgive us our many...

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The Social Oblate Podcast: New episode

In the past months, we all have been lead by the Communication Team in preparing the online morning prayers. So many people engaged in this new mission of our oblate family. It was and still is just astonishing how beautifully the current situation triggered in all of us the willingness to connect and build up...

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Lent: 40 Days of reflection, preparation and renewal

Lent begins this year on 17th February 2021, Ash Wednesday. It is a season of reflection and preparation leading up to the celebration of Easter. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus’ withdrawal into the desert. Partners in Mission invite you to sign up to receive a daily email in Lent –...

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The Letter of Superior General to the Congregation on the Anniversary

The Letter of Superior General to the Congregation on the Anniversary of the Papal Approval of the Constitutions and Rules – February 17, 2021 Published on Tuesday 9 February 2021 Download the letter Fr. Louis Lougen, OMI  L.J.C. et M.I. Pope Leo XII formally approved our Constitutions and Rules on February 17, 1826.  To this day,...

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Lenten Retreat Evenings with the Oblate Family

Join us each Wednesday of Lent at 7pm via ZOOM for a Lenten retreat hour of prayer, presentation, sharing and community. Each session will be presented by a different member of our wider Oblate family. Please register in advance by emailing demazenodhouse@oblates.co.uk. Thank you! 17th February, Ash Wednesday: Fr Ray Warren, OMI De Mazenod House...

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Morning Prayer with the Oblates on the Feast of Our Lourdes, February 11th

Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, which is also the World Day of the Sick. Today is our opportunity to ask Our Lady of Lourdes to bring healing to our world. The Message of Lourdes is not limited to the words Bernadette heard at the Grotto. It has been handed down to...

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Lourdes feast day

Novena in honour of Our Lady of Lourdes from Inchicore

We have journeyed these days together praying for our intentions and each other. Your candles are lighting at home as ours are here. Join us in prayer on this day of celebration as Mary invites us to listen to her son as she said to Bernadette, “listen to him”. Music credit: the opening hymn “The...

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Annual Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes February 2-11 2021

Dear friends, we invite you to join us online for this year’s Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes. There are a number of different events taking place in our Oblate parishes each day, please do join us over the nine days beginning on February 2nd and ending on February 11th, feast day of Our Lady...

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Laudato Si Workshop 2021

Laudato si’ webinar no. 3

January 23, 2021   Input talk by – Joe Gunn (Executive Director Centre Oblat – A Voice for Justice) With a video presentation about “Project GRACE” at the Oblate parish of Our Lady of Grace in the Philippines. Date and Time –  January 23, 2021 3:30 PM – IRELAND / UK (GMT) 10:30 AM – EASTERN STANDARD...

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Social Oblate Father Victor Manuel Patricio Silva, Oblate of Mary Immaculate

The Social Oblate: Vocation Story

On the 17th each month, The Social Oblate releases an interesting conversation on one topic: vocations. Why? Because for our Oblate family this is the day of our special prayer for the new vocations in the Church as well as to support those who are discerning God’s call already. Today, the guest of our blog...

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