Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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St Mary’s Church Holyhead

The Friends of St Eugene ~ Ffrindiau Sant Eugene ~ Service of Commitment

11 am Mass on Sunday October 11th was a unique occasion in St Mary’s Church in Holyhead. It was during this Mass that eight parishioners made their commitment as Friends of St Eugene.  (Six others will make their commitment later in the year.)  Provincial of the Anglo-Irish Province Fr Ray Warren OMI and Fr Lorcan...

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Homeless Jesus

A church with no walls in Hamilton, Canada

After months of patient planning and preparation, two new statues have finally been unveiled in the front yard of St. Patrick Church. The bronze sculptures of St. Patrick and Jesus as a homeless man, now stand in what has been dubbed the church without walls. At the ceremony, Father Tony O’Dell, OMI, shared a comment...

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Blessing of Pets

Annual Darndale Belcamp Parish Blessing Of The Animals.

The Mass based around “The Canticle of Brother Sun,” celebrated in honour of St. Francis of Assisi, was brought to life by a combination of the Oblate Youth Choir, and many local children.  The Oblate Youth filled the Church with hymns and the young children retold the story of St. Francis’ life and love of God’s...

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Concert in aid of the Lourdes Invalid Fund

CONCERT In Aid of the Oblate Lourdes Pilgrimage Invalid Fund

Last year when we returned from Lourdes and raising funds became an issue, it was suggested that we have a concert to raise the necessary funds. Lots of discussion took place around who we could ask to volunteer their time and expertise to make the night a success. After the Garda Band graciously agreed to...

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St Eugene de Mazenod

200 Years Through the Eyes of our Crucified Saviour…

At around the age of 25 he experienced a moment of intuition that changed his life. One Good Friday, in the presence of the Cross he became aware that it was Jesus Christ the Saviour who was looking at him in love. Eugene de Mazenod was able to find in this loving look his source...

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