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Looking Ahead: OMI Commitments to Laudato Si

April 27th, 2023

Acts of the 37th General Chapter 

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
(Approved by the General Chapter on October 12, 2022)

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate’s 37th General Chapter took place in September 2022 with Pilgrims of Hope in Communion as the theme. The Oblates feel challenged by many of the cries that resound in our world, the voices of the poor and the abandoned reach out to God who is looking at us and calling us to a response. 

At the end of the 37th General Chapter, which happens every six years, commitments to life and action were made. 

  • One of these commitments is to take the responsibility to do much more to promote justice and peace.
  • One way we are doing this is responding to Pope Francis’ call, through his landmark encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si, to care for the earth and all its resources, physical and human:  “The urgent challenge to protect our common home includes a concern to bring the whole human family together to seek a sustainable and integral development . . .” (#13). 
  • Below is a summary of OMI commitments as it relates to Laudato Si

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