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- Message of the Holy Father Francis for Lent 2023, 17.02.2023 March 19, 2023
- A New Generation: The Senior Family March 19, 2023
- Message of His Holiness Pope Francis XXXI World Day of the Sick – 11 February 2023 February 10, 2023
- OMI Japan: Christmas in Kochi – Dec. 27 ~ 28, 2022 December 30, 2022
- ADVENT: Stay Awake! November 29, 2022
- ‘Let go’ – not easy, but necessary October 29, 2022
- Oblate Toyohashi Mission ~ in the eyes of the Delegation Superior October 25, 2022
- Is God really Silent? October 23, 2022
- Ukraine: Missionary priests hoping to open healing centre in Kyiv October 17, 2022
- World Mission Day October 7, 2022
2019 OMI Japan/Korea Delegation
Category Archives: Oblate Scene
Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the Thirtieth World Day of the Sick –
Dear brothers and sisters: Thirty years ago, Saint John Paul II instituted the World Day of the Sick to encourage the people of God, Catholic health institutions and civil society to be increasingly attentive to the sick and to those … Continue reading
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Mission Station – A Periphery Glance
Brad Rozairo OMI — People living in places where there is no sign of a church or a convent often look for a priest or a nun to talk to. When they meet such a person, they are full of joy … Continue reading
Annual Japan/Korea Delegation Retreat: Sept. 6-9, 2021
A retreat is a time to step away from the distractions of everyday life and get back in touch with your inner self and reconnect with God. Sometimes old poets say it best. The world is too much with us; … Continue reading
The Hidden side of the Olympics
Brad Rozairo, OMI – A big city can become the centre of the world by hosting a mega-event like the Olympics by showcasing its modern technology, supertall buildings, eco-friendly environment etc. but it does not get to decide how it … Continue reading
Pope Francis appoints English Oblate, Father Andrew Small, secretary of child protection commission
Pope Francis has appointed Andrew Small, O.M.I., a 53-year-old English priest, as the secretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. The appointment is “pro tempore,” meaning his appointment is either temporary or, more likely, subject to change … Continue reading
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Refugees are not just people
Brad Rozairo, OMI – A refugee from Burundi who was a chemistry student escaped violence and political stability in his home country and ended up at a refugee camp in Kenya. Five years ago, he started making soap in the refugee … Continue reading
Pope at Angelus: Immaculate Conception encourages us on path of conversion
At the Angelus on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis urges Christians to follow a path of conversion, as we find hope in the special grace Mary received from God.
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Pope Francis’ message for Mission Sunday: October 18 in 2020.
Here am I, send me (Isaiah 6:8) The full text of the message follows: Dear Brothers and Sisters, I wish to express my gratitude to God for the commitment with which the Church throughout the world carried out the Extraordinary … Continue reading
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TEN DAYS FOR PEACE AND CALL FOR A WORLD FREE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
Bradly Rozairo OMI – The late Pope St. John Paul II announced the “Appeal for Peace” in February 1981 at the Peace Memorial Park of Hiroshima with these words, “War is the work of man. War is destruction of human life. War is death…To … Continue reading
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Seek God’s face in the poor, sick, abandoned and foreigners
Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Christians to discover the face of Jesus in the migrants, refugees and the displaced who are forced to flee because of the many injustices that still afflict our world today.
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Do we walk alone?
Jerome Novotny OMI – Recently, I read an article about the suffering of Sri Lankan tea workers and the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the country’s poorest people, the plantation workers face more hardships due to their low income. Their jobs have collapsed due … Continue reading
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Caring is Involvement
Bradly Rozairo OMI – When I was studying the Japanese language in Nagoya many years ago, I used to read the magazine “Hiragana Times” which helped me learn the language. Once when I was asked to give a presentation in the class, … Continue reading
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