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Video: We Are Oblates

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A video mix and original theme song celebrating Oblates from around the world. Arranged and sung by Pete Avendano. Lyrics by Peter Sotomil,OMI. Music by Ronnie Torres,OMI. Source: YouTube.com/densgui And see those behind the music and lyrics here:...

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Oblates in La Morita, Mexico

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The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate serve the poor and are close to the people all around the world. La Morita, (south of Tijuana), in Mexico is one of the largest locations where missionaries are reaching out to help those in need. Oblates at La Morita work with a community of more ...

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I am Talitakum

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I am Talitakum

In Uruguay, a special youth program named after Jesus’ words to Jairus’ daughter, the “Talitakum” provides training and employment skills to better communities where Oblate Missionaries serve those in need. By Graciela Etchart, OblatePartnership.org I AM TALITAKUM To know t...

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OST, Over 100 Years of Theological Education

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OST, Over 100 Years of Theological Education

(OST.edu) The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate came to Texas in 1849, at the urgent request of Texas’ first Roman Catholic Bishop, to preach Christ’s message and to serve the People of God, especially the poor and marginalized. Oblate School of Theology was founded in San Antonio ...

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Remembering Fr. Richard

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Remembering Fr. Richard

Please join us in prayer as Oblate Missions remembers our dear Fr. Richard Houlahan, OMI who passed away January 30, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Prior to his retirement, Fr. Houlahan led Oblate Missions in San Antonio for 13 years. Before that he served the poor and those in need in the U....

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Video Tour: “Tepeyac de San Antonio”

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Located on five acres, the beautiful Grotto at Oblate Missions, San Antonio, Texas honors two revelations of Our Blessed Mother: as Our Lady of Lourdes in the Old World and as Our Lady of Guadalupe in the New World. Both the Grotto and the Hill of Tepeyac sites welcome pilgrims from around...

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My Journey to the Oblates

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Now Fr. Musanda Sydney, OMI ordained in 2012, he shares his journey to become a missionary Oblate.  Fr. Musanda  answered his call in 2003 and entered the novitiate. What really touched me was their charism of working with the poor, and the most abandoned… “ Musanda began his...

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Winter Weather Doesn’t Stop Oblates’ Work

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Winter Weather Doesn’t Stop Oblates’ Work

By Becky May, Courtesy: omiusa.org Snow Storm Hercules lived up to its name, as it swept through the Midwest and Northeast, last week. The icy roads, gut-punching winds and snow made its way in the US bringing temperatures in the negatives. Despite the weather, Oblates are attempting to ca...

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In faith, believe that you can receive healing in your life!

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In faith, believe that you can receive healing in your life!

Dear Friend in Christ, Each year thousands of pilgrims from around the world journey to Lourdes, France, seeking spiritual and physical healing. At this renowned center for healing, many of the faithful have received the “miracles” they sought, including inner peace as well as spiritua...

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Planting the Seeds of Sustainability

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Planting the Seeds of Sustainability

Today we visited the proposed farm in Livingstone. The Zambian Delegation is considering using the farm to provide a sustainable income for the delegation.  The land and house was purchased for pennies on the dollar and provides rich soil, a stream for irrigation, and land for grazing. It...

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