Daily Inspirations

Quote of the day

For His glory and the welfare of the souls He has entrusted to us.

St. Eugene de Mazenod

Reflection of the day

May 24 – Two persons

For us who are Oblates, two persons should habitually be present within us: Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgin. And it is in their company and with their sentiments that we should be attentive to people’s misery and want to respond thereto.

Fernand Jetté OMI

Weekly anecdote

A Protestant becomes an Oblate of Mary Immaculate

In the mid 19th Century, Protestant England experienced a movement of return to the Catholic Faith. Among the most illustrious converts we must mention the names of Newman and Faber. The Oblates first settled in Great Britain (1842), and then in Ireland (1856). Early on, Fathers Casimir Aubert and Robert Cooke, by means of their popular preaching, boldly spread the Truth producing an abundance of fruit. (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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