A Legacy of Retreat and Renewal
May 18th, 2017
The little cabin at Amyot Lake has been a retreat for the Oblates serving in the dioceses of Prince Albert and Keewatin Le Pas for the last 25 years or so.
Moved by the Spirit
May 18th, 2017
On Friday April 7th, 2017, the Providence Sisters of Saint Vincent de Paul, Kingston, Ontario, made a legacy gift of $2.5M to Saint Paul University to establish the Providence School of Transformative Leadership and Spirituality.
Engagement and Transformation
May 16th, 2017
On Friday, April 28th, 2017 JPIC-OMI Lacombe was very pleased to participate on the Eugene de Mazenod Medal award at the University Saint Paul, as their nominee Mr. John Joe Gunn was the honoree of the day
Canada, US region young Oblates meet
April 25th, 2017
On February 14, 2017 the first official meeting of Young Oblates of CA-US Region Committee was held in the Provincial House of Assumption Province in Toronto, Canada.
Media That Motivates
March 29th, 2017
Everywhere we look we hear and read about social media in its many forms: website, blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube, etc. What are these applications all about? How might they be useful for vocation ministry? What are some novel ways that congregations are using social media today?
Mahoney: St. Patrick soul food from Father Tony
March 29th, 2017
Most Hamiltonians, unless very religious or very Irish, think of St. Patrick once a year, after the Ides of March, in a merriment of green beer and shamrock-shaped eyeglasses. Many of our homeless, poor and marginalized think of St. Patrick all the time. The King Street East and Victoria Avenue South church bearing his name feeds up to 300 every day at its De Mazenod Door.
Young Oblates of CA-US Region Committee Meeting
March 7th, 2017
n February 14, 2017 the first official meeting of Young Oblates of CA-US Region Committee was held in the Provincial House of Assumption Province in Toronto, Canada. CROCUS representatives Fr. Marian Gil, OMI and Fr. Luc Tardif, OMI facilitated this event.
Kateri Symposium Celebrates Indigenous Culture
December 22nd, 2016
WINNIPEG — A celebration of indigenous culture and faith was on display at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Aboriginal Catholic Church in Winnipeg recently, with a wide-ranging look at how native ways of life relate to the teachings of Pope Francis.
Albert Lacombe, OMI – The Man of the Good Heart
December 1st, 2016
In this year of the bi-centennial of the founding of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, the members of OMI Lacombe Canada celebrate a centennial of one of their own. Fr. Albert Lacombe, who died in 1916, served as a model for missionaries to both the indigenous people and settlers of Western Canada. (When the five Oblate provinces of Western Canada became one province 13 years ago, they chose as their name “OMI Lacombe Canada”.)
Pope Francis names an Oblate Cardinal
October 28th, 2016
On October 9, 2016, at the end of a Marian celebration for the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis named 17 new Cardinals. Among the four who are beyond the age of 80 is an Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Bishop Sebastian Koto KHOARAI, Bishop-emeritus of Mohale’s Hoeck in Lesotho.
Election of Assistants General
October 4th, 2016
A beautiful day in Rome welcomed the month of October. The capitulars were joined in prayer today by the scholastics in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
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