Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

Our mission is to proclaim the Kingdom of God and to seek it before all else.

They are called to be the Saviour’s co-workers...

Our communities seek to radiate the warmth of the Gospel to those around us...

Always close to the people...



The Christian Meaning of Suffering

The Christian Meaning of Suffering

February 5th, 2016

In our world today one of the big subjects of discussion is that of euthanasia, physician assisted dying, assisted death. Very often at the centre of this discussion is the matter of suffering that is often prevalent and to be endured by so many.

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200 YEARS THROUGH THE EYES OF OUR CRUCIFIED SAVIOUR…

200 YEARS THROUGH THE EYES OF OUR CRUCIFIED SAVIOUR...

February 4th, 2016

A directionless rich self-centered young nobleman began to question the meaninglessness of his life and to search for a happiness that eluded him. 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 of permanent happiness.

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OBLATE NEWS

To be a bishop in the crosshairs

February 5th, 2016

On February 17, 2016, Bishop Angelito R. LAMPON will mark his 18th year as Bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Jolo. He served as Provincial Superior in 1988 but his second term was cut short in 1992 when he was elected General Councillor for the Asia-Oceania Region.

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Some people ask me how long have you been playing the guitar?

January 27th, 2016

Some people ask me: how long have you been playing the guitar? I learned the first chords in Cluny, Alberta at the end of July 1968. I had spent the month of July on the reserve there with a Fr. Charron, Fr. Marvin Fox.

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OUR BICENTENARY: HOW CAN I PREPARE TO CELEBRATE 200 YEARS OF OBLATE FOUNDATION AND MISSIONARY LIFE?

January 6th, 2016

As we journey towards the celebration of our 200 years of existence, each day I will invite you to reflect on one step towards that event. It is not just a narrative of historical events that we want to recall, but rather the story of how God prepared Eugene de Mazenod and used him as instrument to bring about the creation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.

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08Feb

Provincial Council Meeting

Scheduled: Feb 8 – 12, 2016, Ottawa
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20Feb

World Day of Social Justice, 200th Anniversary Mass

Scheduled: February 20, 2016, Ottawa, at St Paul University – 11:00 AM
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08Apr

Mining Symposium

Scheduled: April 8, 2016, Vancouver
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19May

Oblate Mission Travel to Kenya

For the first time, participants will experience the Oblate’s newest parish in Kisaju in the Ngong Diocese south of Nairobi. May 12-29, 2016 including optional safari
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OUR PEOPLE

Darcie and Mark Lich

Darcie and Mark Lich

Watch their video about the vocation to marriage…

Fr. Les Kwiatkowski OMI

Fr. Les Kwiatkowski OMI

The origins of Les’ missionary vocation came from his interest and pursuit of…

Fr. John Zunti OMI

Fr. John Zunti OMI

John began his adult life as a homesteader and rancher…