An “adventurer’ who paved the way for the Oblates in Chile

God “governs all things well” we read in the book of Wisdom (8:1). He directs our lives ...

February 15th, 2013

Did Anatole want to marry?

Anatole, that’s the name that an Amerindian from Stuart Lake, in British Columbia, was ...

October 17th, 2012

Conversion in Mexico

In 1821 Mexico shook off the yoke of Spain and reclaimed its independence, setting ...

September 21st, 2012

Saint Eugene de Mazenod and his family

This saintly bishop of Marseilles, canonized in 1995, went through twelve difficult ...

September 14th, 2012

Frédéric Ozanam and the Oblates of Mary Immaculate

On August 22, 1997, Pope John-Paul II declared as “Blessed” Frédéric Ozanam, founder of ...

August 10th, 2012

Theresa of Lisieux and the conversion of the Inuit

Fathers Arsène Turquetil and Armand Le Blanc were the first Oblates of Mary Immaculate ...

July 20th, 2012

A Moccasin Story

Among the outstanding Oblates whose names must be remembered as missionaries to ...

July 11th, 2012

A fortunate distraction

God makes use of diverse means to attract priestly or religious vocations to Himself. ...

November 25th, 2011

Father Charles and “Le Droit”

On March 27, 1913, a new French language newspaper appeared in Ottawa: Le Droit. The ...

October 28th, 2011

The Adventures of a Paschal Candle

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate have been in Haïti since 1943. The previous ...

October 19th, 2011

A handful of unsung missionaries

When he agreed to send Oblates to Canada, in 1841, Bishop de Mazenod by and large ...

September 6th, 2011

“Do you know how to hunt for hare?”

Bishop Jean-Louis Coudert, OMI was born in France on August 9, 1895. In 1914, his family ...

June 15th, 2011

“I don’t want to go there”

When he entered the Oblate Novitiate at Ville LaSalle in 1918, young Gerard Mongeau was ...

April 28th, 2011

His name saved his life

Eugene Casimir Chirouse was among the five first Oblates to arrive in Oregon in 1847. The ...

January 28th, 2011

Motjeka, child of God

Father Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, O.M.I. experienced extraordinary supernatural joys during ...

December 20th, 2010

The Miracle Worker of Corsica

Father Charles Dominique Albini was not yet fifty when he died, but he left an ...

November 25th, 2010

The roaming Bishop

Ovide CHARLEBOIS, OMI Who was that “évêque errant” (roaming bishop)? None other than ...

November 18th, 2010

And the Immaculate stopped the epidemic

In our days, scourges still decimate our populations. Fratricide wars, as Rwanda and ...

November 4th, 2010

How dare you hit the Black Robe!

British Columbia has seen plenty of Missionary Oblates. Among the most renown we should ...

October 27th, 2010

A dramatic war story

July 24, 1994, marked the fiftieth anniversary of a drama that affected the Oblates in ...

July 14th, 2010
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