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Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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Oblate Martyrs of Laos

The Oblate Martyrs of Laos – December 16th

Laos presents to Christianity its “Witnesses of the Faith in the 20th century,” 17 men who died as martyrs between 1954 and 1970: a young Laotian priest, 5 priests of the Foreign Missions of Paris, 6 Oblates of Mary Immaculate—an Italian and 5 French, 5 Laotian laymen. The beatification ceremony for all 17 Martyrs of...

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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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New Horizons - An event with Fr Frank Morrissey

New Horizons – An Event with Fr Frank Morrisey OMI

New Horizons – An Event with Fr Frank Morrisey OMI The Oblates are please to announce an upcoming two-day event called New Horizons in the Oblate Retreat Centre, Wistaston Hall, Crewe with Fr Frank Morrisey OMI. Some of the topics that will be explored during the event are ‘Building community, nurturing belonging, whose responsibility?’ and ‘We...

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A thank you to Fr Paul Horrocks

Father Paul Anthony Horrocks has been a Chaplain at the Lourdes Sanctuary for 15 years and will be moving shortly to Ireland to take up a new assignment. We sat down with Fr. Paul to find out a little more about him and his experiences at the Sanctuary. Can you tell us a little about...

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