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Oblates & Parishioners Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe in Tijuana, Mexico December 13th, 2016

December 12 is the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas. In Tijuana, Mexico Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and parishioners celebrated the feast in each of the 16 chapels.

Then on December 12 all sixteen chapels and main parish came together at the Oblate Parish to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe with prayers, music, flowers and food.

JPIC director Fr. Antonio Ponce was in Tijuana where he helped with liturgical celebrations.













JPIC Lenten Mission Workshops held at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Brownsville, Texas March 21st, 2016

Fr. Antonio Ponce, OMI, Oblate JPIC Director led a Lenten Mission event from Sunday, March 13 to Saturday, March 19 at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Brownsville, TX with the theme:  Lent, an opportunity to learn, reflect and live the year of Year of Mercy. The events included days of reflection, preaching at several masses on Sunday, and concluding on Saturday with a procession carrying the statue of patron Saint, Joseph the worker. 

Thanks to the bishop of Brownsville, the director of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral and parishioners for their hospitality. This event is part of an ongoing JPIC office initiative to conduct outreach and animation at Oblate parishes.


Saturday procession along Main Street.

Bishop of Brownsville[2]

The Bishop of Brownsville, Daniel Flores


Banner of Patron Saint Joseph, Protector of Families


Group picture with Fr. Antonio Ponce, OMI

Fr. Michael omi[2]

Director of the Cathedral, Fr. Michael Amesse, OMI


Marchers along Main Street




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