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March 1st, 2016

The pre-chapter commission had its 4th meeting during the first week of February, working on some of the final details for the 36th chapter which celebrates the 200thanniversary of the Congregation.

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October 6th, 2016
Before they settled into a long day of discussing and amending various documents, a normal part of the work of a General Chapter, the capitulars ...

October 5th, 2016
On this feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the capitulars began the day with Morning Prayer in the garden of the Chapter site, close to nature, ...

October 4th, 2016
We began the last full week of the 36th General Chapter with 83 capitulars. The number increased because upon his election as General Councillor, ...

October 1st, 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, ...

September 30th, 2016
Father General had asked that Oblates throughout the world join the 36th General Chapter in a day of prayer and reflection on the eve of the ...

September 28th, 2016
This day is not only the birthday of the Superior General, Fr. Louis LOUGEN, but also the sixth anniversary of his election as the 12th successor ...

September 27th, 2016
After a Sunday of relaxation and tourism, the capitulars began the new week with Morning Prayer prepared by the scholastics of the ...

September 26th, 2016
The members of the 36th General Chapter participated in the Funeral Mass for Fr. Kennedy KATONGO who died on 14 September at the General House. ...

September 24th, 2016
The scholastics from Madagascar prepared a beautiful Morning Prayer, together with a video, for this 10th day of the General Chapter. The video ...

September 21st, 2016
On the previous day, Fr. General presented to the capitulars the names of proposed members of the Drafting Committee: Fr. Rémi LEPAGE ...

September 21st, 2016
Morning Prayer included a procession from the main chapel to the aula; it opened the second full week of the 36th General Chapter. Oblates from ...

September 20th, 2016
Sunday, 18 September, was a day of rest for the members of the 36th General Chapter. For many of them, it was the opportunity to visit some ...

September 20th, 2016
It was the scholastics in Sao Paulo, Brazil, who prepared the Morning Prayer for the fourth day of the 36th General Chapter. And it was ...

September 17th, 2016
After Morning Prayer prepared by the Region of Europe, the Chapter began the important phase of listening to various reports. These reports are ...

September 16th, 2016
Theme of the day: Reconciliation The session began with Morning Prayer for the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. Fr. Bonga MAJOLA explained ...

September 14th, 2016
In a sure sign that the electronic age is upon us, the opening session of the 36th General Chapter was electronically streamed live to the ...

June 17th, 2016
By way of Skype, the Precapitular Commission held an electronic meeting on May 27, 2016, to continue preparations for the 36th General Chapter. ...

March 31st, 2016
The pre-chapter commission had its 4th meeting during the first week of February, working on some of the final details for the 36th chapter ...

January 4th, 2016
In the first week of November, 2015, five Oblate Brothers, one from each Region, received a letter from the Superior General which ...

October 6th, 2015
In just one year, the attention of the entire Oblate Congregation will be focused on the Eternal City where the 36thGeneral Chapter will be under ...

April 9th, 2015
The 2016 General Chapter’s pre-chapter commission (Claudio BERTUCCIO, commissioner and members Martin WOLF and Emmanuel YOUNGTEN) had its second ...

December 14th, 2014
The first meeting of the 2016 Precapitular Commission took place at the General house in Rome on December 2-4, 2014. The Chapter ...