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Oblate Highlights: Superior General Fr. Louis Lougen, OMI

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Oblate Highlights: Superior General Fr. Louis Lougen, OMI

As Superior General of the Missionary Oblates, Fr. Louis Lougen, OMI said God has written an important part of his job description: “The Spirit at work among us will do infinitely more than we can hope for or imagine.” (Eph. 3:20) Father Lougen is relying on the Spirit, and his brother...

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Oblate Ministries Growing in Madagascar, Fianarantsoa, and Antananarivo

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Oblate Ministries Growing in Madagascar, Fianarantsoa, and Antananarivo

Diana Prince is a longtime benefactor of the Missionary Oblates.  Occasionally she travels to Oblate missions to gain a firsthand understanding of how the Oblates are improving the lives of the world’s poor.  Here she reports from a recent trip to Madagascar.             I w...

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An Update from Fr. Nick Harding, OMI

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
An Update from Fr. Nick Harding, OMI

Fr. Nick Harding -a beloved Oblate who is known for doing work throughout Latin America- writes to the Missionary Oblates to give us a brief update about his current missionary assignment in Peru. I arrived in Peru in February.  I am assigned to the “sierra” part of Peru…...

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One Year Anniversary of Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
One Year Anniversary of Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home

Last year the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate joined the world in welcoming Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home.  In his second encyclical, Pope Francis captures the importance of caring for “our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us....

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On this Thanksgiving Day, we are Thankful for you…our Benefactors!

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
On this Thanksgiving Day, we are Thankful for you…our Benefactors!

We appreciate every single one of you that have made Oblate Missions possible. Please rest assured knowing you are helping the poor and most abandoned of the world in receiving the Good Word and also much-needed medicine, food, and a warm place to stay. Our friends and long-time supporters...

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Oblates Rebuilding in Haiti – Again

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Oblates Rebuilding in Haiti – Again

In 2010 an earthquake destroyed St. Anthony of Padoua Parish in Fond-Oies, Haiti.  Thirty parishioners were killed, and all of the buildings were reduced to rubble. For years worshippers used a makeshift building made with USAID tarpaulins on the side and sheet metal on top.  The parish ...

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Archbishop Emeritus Roger Schwietz, OMI: Celebrating 50 Years of Oblate Ministry

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Archbishop Emeritus Roger Schwietz, OMI: Celebrating 50 Years of Oblate Ministry

Over the past 50 years, there have been a lot of different titles in front of Roger Schwietz’s name – Father, Bishop, Coadjutor Archbishop, Archbishop and Archbishop Emeritus.  But there has been only one title behind his name during that time – O.M.I. (Oblate of Mary Immaculate). T...

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Oblate Highlights: Brother Cosmas Kithinji Kubai

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Oblate Highlights: Brother Cosmas Kithinji Kubai

Oblate Scholastic Cosmas Kithinji Kubai has wanted to be a priest ever since he was a young boy.  In fact, his first career goal was to become a “small priest.” Cosmas grew up on a small farm in Meru, Kenya.  He loved going to Mass with his parents and siblings and was envious of the...

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China Little Flower Orphanage

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
China Little Flower Orphanage

In Beijing, China, volunteers, medical staff and employees have come together to ensure the safety and protection of the most vulnerable of God’s children. For over 20 years the China Little Flower Orphanage has provided hospice care and medical care for infants, educational foster care...

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Oblate Highlights: Fr. Philip Singarayar, OMI

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Oblate Highlights: Fr. Philip Singarayar, OMI

For a time in the 1980s, Fr. Philip Singarayar, O.M.I. was a man without a country. Father Philip was studying Pastoral Counseling in the United States.  When his courses were over he planned to go home, but that never happened. Originally from Sri Lanka, Fr. Philip couldn’t go there b...

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