Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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The Art of Accompaniment

No more shouting David Wells is a well-known speaker in Catholic circles, having been all around the world giving inspiring talks to groups large and small, and we were recently blessed to have him at our retreat centre in Crewe. This July, a group of 20 of us took part in a retreat on the...

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Morning Prayer for Thursday, July 1 with Fr Michael, OMI

Join with Fr Michael O’Connor OMI for morning prayer on Thursday, July 1 Fr Michael prays with us from the garden of the Oblate community home in Darndale-Belcamp parish in Dublin’s northside. Quoting from St Columbanus, Michael says: “If you want to know the Creator, get to know creation.” In the wake of Pope Francis’...

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World Day of Prayer for Creation September 1st

Season of Creation The Season of Creation has a special significance for the Catholic Church since Pope Francis established 1 September as an annual “World Day of Prayer” for the care of Creation. The Season of Creation is celebrated throughout the Christian world from 1 September to 4 October, the Feast of St. Francis of...

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Pope Francis issues new legislation for protection of minors

By Christopher Wells, Vatican News   “The protection of minors and vulnerable persons is an integral part of the Gospel message,” Pope Francis insists in the very first line of his Apostolic Letter. The Pope says that it is the duty of all “to generously welcome children and vulnerable persons, and to create a safe...

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Pope Francis – Young People and the Example of Mary

Pope Francis – January 2019 You young people have, in the Virgin Mary, a reason for joy and a source of inspiration. Take advantage of the World Youth Day in Panama to contemplate Christ together with Mary. We will pray the Rosary together for peace, each of us in our own language. And ask for...

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