In the annals of missionary life, the spotlight often shines on the courageous deeds of missionaries braving adversity to spread the Gospel. Yet, behind every missionary’s tale of heroism lies a lesser-known narrative – the support and inspiration provided by the local laity.
On January 18th, Stefano Dominici, the coordinator of lay associations and associates, convened the first online meeting with the ‘lay team.’
Anglo-Irish: The end of 2023 marked a series of Commitment Masses for the Friends of Saint Eugene (FoSE) in Crewe, Birmingham, and London. These sacred occasions brought together members who shared their profound experiences and reflections on the significance of their commitments.
In Yogyakarta, forty representatives from thirteen Oblate Lay Associations met, embodying the essence of the Mazenodian Family Indonesia (MFI). Their goal is to foster unity with the theme “One Family, One Heart, One Mission.”
The De Mazenod Family National Gathering was held at Mazenod College Victoria from November 9 -12. The theme this year was “Pilgrims Celebrating Community”.
On October 7th, the European Commission for the Animation of the Lay Oblate Associates (CELA) held a virtual meeting together with representatives of the coordinating groups for the oblate laity at the Unit level of the Europe Region.
Stefano Dominici, the Coordinator of Lay Associates and Associations, presented his vision and program for coordinating lay people sharing the oblate charism.
Stefano Dominici: During the April-May 2023 Plenary Session, the Superior General, Fr. Luis Ignacio ROIS ALONSO received […]
The Capitulars today put the finishing touches on the Final Document “Pilgrims of Hope in Communion” which was approved in the late afternoon.
“Chapter Chat” – with Oblate Lay Associates
Let us support them in prayer as they prepare to be present on the 17th of September a message of hope to all the pilgrims of hope in communion.
A huge thanks and hug to all who prepared and participated in the 2nd Oblate Lay Associations Congress.