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Oblate Grotto Youth Rally 2017

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Oblate Grotto Youth Rally 2017

Join us for the 2017 Oblate Grotto Youth Rally! The annual rally is a wonderful spiritual event for high-school and college teenagers. It will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto on Saturday, November 11, from 9 AM to 6 PM. This year’s theme is “Know Your Selfie: Who You A...

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Two Oblate Brothers Profess Perpetual Vows

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Two Oblate Brothers Profess Perpetual Vows

This past holiday weekend was one of true celebration, since two Oblate brothers professed their perpetual vows. The Mass of Celebration occurred on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10 AM at the Immaculate Conception Memorial Chapel, located on the grounds of the Oblate School of Theology (O...

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Fr. Lajo offers his blessing to all students and professors returning to school

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Fr. Lajo offers his blessing to all students and professors returning to school

Yesterday Sunday, August 20th, a very special Mass was celebrated in honor of all the children, youth, professors, and school employees who are getting ready to begin a new school cycle. Despite the fact that many institutions have already begun classes, it’s never to late to receive...

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Celebrating Moms on Their Special Day

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Celebrating Moms on Their Special Day

Yesterday Sunday, May 14, we celebrated our two beautiful annual Masses at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and Tepeyac de San Antonio to celebrate moms on their special day, as it has become a local tradition. Father Leo Perez celebrated the lovely Mass in English at 9 in the morning, and it wa...

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Southwest Area Jubilee Celebration

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Southwest Area Jubilee Celebration

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7PM, the annual Jubilee Celebration for Oblates of the Southwest Area took place at the Immaculate Conception Memorial Chapel, on the grounds of the Oblate School of Theology. This year we celebrated a combined total of 1,170 years of service! Hundreds of gues...

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Holy Week 2017

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Holy Week 2017

On April 9th, we celebrated a set of special Masses for Palm Sunday. As it has become tradition, Fr. Leo Perez (in English) and Fr. Nino Lajo (in Spanish) reminded us of Jesus’ entrance to Jerusalem to fulfill the Paschal Mystery. These celebrations gave start to this year’s Ho...

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Join the 2017 Oblate Musical

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Join the 2017 Oblate Musical

Come join the 2017 Oblate Musical! This year’s marks the 11th Lourdes Production, featuring the world famous show “Jesus Christ Superstar.” But what is the Oblate Musical? O.M.C. is a week-long summer program, June 11-17th, 2017 for teenage students who exhibit vocal and ...

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The Grotto celebrates 75 years in San Antonio

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
The Grotto celebrates 75 years in San Antonio

Yesterday, Oblate Missions and the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate celebrated the 75th Anniversary of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto. Our San Antonio Grotto was originally dedicated and consecrated on December 7, 1941 and it is a faithful replica of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in France. ...

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OST holds memorial mass for Fr. Kennedy Katongo, OMI

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
OST holds memorial mass for Fr. Kennedy Katongo, OMI

Earlier today at 11:40 AM, a memorial mass was held at the Immaculate Conception Chapel in the Oblate School of Theology (OST) in San Antonio, Texas, to celebrate the life of Fr. Kennedy Muma Chalwe Katongo, OMI. Fr. Kennedy, the Director General Service of Justice, Peace and the Integrit...

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Mass of Ordination for Dan Ziegler, OMI

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Mass of Ordination for Dan Ziegler, OMI

This past Friday, May 20th, 2016, was a very special day for the Oblate congregation. On the eve of St. Eugene’s Feast Day, Bro. Daniel F. Ziegler was ordained a priest at the Immaculate Conception Chapel at Oblate School of Theology (OST) in San Antonio, Texas. Present at this joyou...

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