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St. Eugene de Mazenod: The Whole Story May 21st, 2018

St Eugene de Mazenod: “The Other Side of Struggle”

Republished from OMIUSA.ORG

As we remember St Eugene de Mazenod on the anniversary of his death, May 21, 1861, we’re offering you the opportunity to see his whole story told in three, 15-minute videos produced by the U.S. Province Office of Mission Enrichment and Oblate Associates.  Click the link below to watch the videos in English and Spanish.

 

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Letter of Fr. Louis Lougen, OMI, Superior General for February 17, 2018 February 5th, 2018

Originally Published on OMIWORLD.ORG

Click here to see the article en Español

L.J.C. et M.I.

Dear Brother Oblates and all who form part of the Oblate Family,

Among our celebrations of Oblate history, this year is the bicentenary of the first draft of our Rule. Moved by the Spirit to seek companions to start a society whose aim was re-evangelizing the countryside of Provence, the young Eugene very soon felt the need to give this small, young society a code of life, a rule. It would contain norms to help all its members in the twofold objective that he had already outlined in broad terms to the vicars of Aix when, together with his first five companions, he had asked permission to live in community in the old Carmel of Aix, purchased by him for this purpose.

You can also read the full letter at OMIUSA.org

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