This series of articles remind us the following sentence from the letter of the Superior General written on the Feast day of the Founder: “We were born for times like this”.
The intention of this article was to take a glimpse at the daring spirit of the Oblates that shines even brighter in times of need. “Oblati, parati!”
We are a missionary Congregation. Our principal service in the Church is to proclaim Christ and his Kingdom to the most abandoned.
Being true to their charism to be close to the poor, many Missionary Oblates in all of the five OMI regions, took a number of initiatives to feed the hungry during the coronavirus lockdown period.
So, my dear children, today also turn to her, with the same confidence.
I invite each one of us to be attentive in actively supporting those who have this special responsibility of vocations ministry
This is the first in a series of articles that will be posted on our website, mainly […]
“I always remember that when I feed them, I serve God himself.” – Bro. Sebastian Jankowski, OMI
This shows that we all need a community, at least a virtual one, in this difficult time. But most of all we need Jesus.
With the blessing of the community, two of the Oblates from the Shrine of the Our Lady of Grace in Caloocan decided to brave it out as night crawlers.
I think now what I have often thought in the years since his death: What would Cardinal George say? What is the difference Cardinal George makes?
How can one live the Holy Week with no live-streaming facilities, no gatherings, no big prayer events and, without the customary participation of the people?