The Joint Session with the Latin America and Caribe Region was held from August 21 to August 28 in Tepoztlan, Morelos, Mexico. Members of the Central Government and the leadership of the Region attended this meeting.
Joint Session Daily Report: Day 7 – Sunday, August 27.
The theme for today’s morning prayer was, “Communion”. The prayer was led by the Province of Mexico and the Missions of Guatemala and Cuba.
Father Tomasz Szafranski, OMI, has been ministering in Cuba for a year. Here he writes about his Oblate journey and the present work of the Oblates in Cuba.
Joint Session Daily Report: Day 5 – Friday, August 25. The theme for the morning prayer of today was Hope and Laudato Si. Delegates from the Province of Cruz del Sur led the prayers of the day.
Joint Session Daily Report
Day 4 – Thursday, August 24
Today was a day of pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Joint Session Daily Report – Day 3:
The theme of the Morning Prayer today was “Pilgrims with the heart of Eugene.” The Brazil and Baja California delegates led the prayer.
Joint Session Daily Report – Day 2 of the joint session of the Latin American Region and the Central Government began with Morning Prayer, in which we reflected on the theme of pilgrims.
The joint session of the Latin American region and the Central Government officially started today, August 21.
From August 21-29, 2023, the Province of Mexico will host the joint session of the General Government with the Oblate Superiors of Latin America and the Caribbean. This comes at an important time in the history of the Province, as the Oblates look back with gratitude on 80 years of continuous presence on Mexican soil.
OMIWORLD published an article about a retreat for perpetual vows in Bolivia organised by CIAL. Hipólito Olea shares with us how the article helped him to remember with gratitude his retreat in preparation for perpetual oblation 20 years ago.
Young Oblates from the Interprovincial Conference of Latin America (CIAL) have gathered in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia for a 30-day retreat in preparation for their perpetual vows.
We want to express our gratitude to the Lord of life and of history who has allowed us, for 35 years, to be part of this pilgrimage with his people in these beautiful lands.