On November 5, surrounded by his brother Oblates, Marcel DUMAIS, former General Councilor for Canada-US Region (2004 – 2010), peacefully passed away in Richelieu. Oblates pay tribute to a distinguished leader and a devoted servant of God, whose passing has left a void in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him.
From October 17 to November 1, 2023, the Superior General, Fr. Chicho visited the Oblate Province of Notre-Dame-du-Cap in Quebec and Ottawa. This visit was an opportunity to meet his confrères and their communities; it was a Pilgrimage of Hope. Here are some of the heartwarming testimonies of those Oblates who were able to meet and accompany the Superior General in his pilgrimage of Hope.
From Aix-en-Provence, the Superior General, Fr. Chicho, sends a message of gratitude to the Oblate charismatic family of Notre-Dame-Du-Cap after his fruitful pilgrimage to their Province.
The Superior General, Luis Ignacio ROIS ALONSO, OMI, has been visiting Canada since October 17, 2023. He has traveled thousands of kilometers following the majestic St. Lawrence River.
On October 21, 2023, the Superior General, Luis Ignacio ROIS ALONSO, embarked on a visit to the ancestral lands of the Innu people residing along the Moisie and Sainte-Marguerite Rivers.
The Superior General, Luis Ignacio ROIS ALONSO, began his visit at the Oblate residence in Richelieu before embarking on the footsteps of the first missionaries to the First Nations.
The Superior General of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Fr. Luis Ignacio ROIS ALONSO, OMI, will be visiting the Oblate Province of Notre-Dame-du-Cap in Quebec and Ottawa, Canada, from October 17 to November 1, 2023.
On October 4, 2023, the Superior General has received the consent of his Council for the appointment of the Provincial Council of the Notre-Dame-du-Cap Province.
On September 15, 2023, the Superior General received the consent of the Council for the appointment of Fr. Jacques LALIBERTÉ as Provincial of the Notre-Dame-du-Cap Province
for the first term.
As Pope Francis nears the end of his Apostolic Journey to Canada, Fr. Nnaemeka Ali, OMI, upholds the papal visit as an opportunity for reconciliation
Oblates of Mary Immaculate Welcome Pope Francis on Historic Pilgrimage to Support Healing and Reconciliation
In response to Pope Francis’ arrival on Canadian soil, Fr. Ken Thorson and Fr. Luc Tardif, Oblate Provincials, issued the following statement on behalf of OMI Lacombe Canada and Notre Dame du Cap Provinces
The Holy Father has appointed HE Msgr. Pierre Olivier Tremblay, OMI, Bishop of the Diocese of Hearst-Moosonee, Canada.