Daily Inspirations

Quote of the day

Fight the battle of the Lord.

St. Eugene de Mazenod

Reflection of the day

July 23

“We missionaries are made in this way: to leave is normal, to move is a necessity; tomorrow the roads will be our houses; if we will be forced to stop temporarily in one house, we will transform it into a road to God.”

Blessed Mario Borzaga OMI

Weekly anecdote

Learning from wharves and on the streets

We wish to recall the legendary figure of Father Henri Roy, OMI, who was involved in the Catholic Action movements.
A Franco-American by birth, young fourteen-year-old Henri Roy was already working in the mills, early in the 20th Century. At the age of twenty-two he approached the seminary at Saint-Victor-de Beauce to prepare for the priesthood. It didn’t take too long: three years of secondary and classical courses, followed by six years of university study with the Oblates. In 1929 he was ordained and began his ministry. (more…)

Weekly photograph

Pope John Paul II – during the Canonization Mass of St. Eugene de Mazenod (03-12-1995)
Photo – www.omiworld.org

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