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On Mission in our Italy

Mission month:  The Oblate Missionaries of the Mediterranean Province share with us the fruits of their reflection and assessment of the situation of two ministries in which they are engaged together with the Lay members of the Oblate Family.

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“CELA” Online Meeting: Strengthening Collaboration and Enhancing Lay Networks

On October 7th, the European Commission for the Animation of the Lay Oblate Associates (CELA) held a virtual meeting together with representatives of the coordinating groups for the oblate laity at the Unit level of the Europe Region.

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Mission Month: Meet the Mario Borzaga Community in Fulda

Welcome to the Mario Borzaga community in Fulda! This vibrant community is a testament to the missionary orientation of the Central European Province, with four young oblates dedicated to creating a space where the youth can thrive.

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Pope in Marseille: Make Mediterranean a laboratory of peace in the world

Pope Francis closes the Mediterranean Meetings in Marseille by encouraging religious leaders and civil authorities to contribute to making the Mediterranean region a “foundation of peace” in the world, saying migration is not an emergency but a reality of our times requiring wise foresight.

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France: The Pope visits the city of St. Eugene

On September 22–23, 2023, the Holy Father, Pope Francis will visit Marseille, the city whose bishop was St. Eugene de Mazenod, “a city rich in peoples called to be a port of hope.”

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Aix: The 2023 de Mazenod Experience in English is taking place!

For the following nine weeks, Oblates from Zimbabwe, South Africa, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, England, and Canada are forming a community in our Foundation House in Aix-en-Provence.    

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WYD: The Oblate Charism leads us to the Church

Grzegorz GLABAS, is an Oblate originally from Poland, missionary in Aosta, northwestern Italy. The pilgrimage to the World Youth Day in Lisbon, with young people from his parish, renewed his conviction that the Oblate Charism leads us to the Church.

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Echoes of the WYD: “Encounter, witness, and fear not!”

The questions, addressed by the Superior General, Fr. Chicho to the young people, were the common thread of the days lived first in Pozuelo, as a Mediterranean Province, then in Lisbon as a global Oblate Family.

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Another vision of the WYD

Fr. Ismael, an Oblate of Mary Immaculate from the Mediterranean Province, recently participated in the World Youth Day activities in Lisbon. The Experience provoked in him some deep reflection, here he shares with us his reflections on this unforgettable experience.

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OMI-WYD: Fr. Chicho captivates the hearts of young pilgrims

During their pilgrimage, the young people felt deeply moved by the closeness of the Oblates. Among them, Ivan and Miriam, a young couple and youth from the Oblate parish of Saint Leandro in Madrid.

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OMI-WYDays testimony: “Young people, do not be afraid.”    

Inmaculada participated in WYD with the Oblate Youth in Madrid and Lisbon.  Now she shares with us her unforgettable experience. 

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“Today you are going to walk with Jesus.” Pope Francis to WYD pilgrims

On Thursday evening, World Youth Day pilgrims meditated and prayed with Pope Francis on the 14 stations […]

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