Category Archives: Oblates

Life in Japan at this time of the pandemic

Jude Peirisulle OMI – Japan is one of many countries affected by COVID -19. The first major cluster of the virus was discovered on the Diamond Princess cruise ship which had arrived in Yokohama in early February. The cruiser was put in … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Holy Week and Easter through social media

Stephen Savarimuthu OMI – We are Oblates (Frs. Inui, Steve & Bro. Yagi) who form a community at Naruto in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Our Parish, St. Joseph, has a mission station in Anan. In order to prevent the spread of new coronavirus … Continue reading

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ProLifers as Modern Disciples – The India Experience

Jerry Novotny, OMI: As I look out the window this morning, the world seems to have a surreal appearance. The feeling I sense in Japan is a quiet calmness before the storm hits. The effect of the Coronavirus pandemic will … Continue reading

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Journey From Advent to Christmas With Mary

When we imagine Mary making the journey to Bethlehem, we think of her as waiting for the Christ child. But she wasn’t waiting for Him. She was the only person who wasn’t waiting anymore. Yes, she was waiting for His birth, but … Continue reading

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Schedule: Japanese OMI Traditional Christmas Gathering – Dec. 25-26-27, 2019

Dear Brothers, The celebration of Christ’s Birth is only four weeks away. Why is this Christmas gathering so important for us as an Oblate Missionary Family? When we come together in Kochi for Christmas, we partake in a family tradition … Continue reading

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2019 Ten Days of Prayer for Peace

A Message from the President of the Catholic Bishops’Conference of Japan

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INTER-CHAPTER 2019 LOGO

The meaning of the logo: The missionary walking on the Surface of the earth is an Oblate who continues his mission. He approaches the city. Big cities are today a special case of missionary territory.

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Seminar on Bro. Tsuda

A 2-hour talk will be held at Naruto Parish on June 11, 2018 at 2pm. Bro Yagi’s brother will be the main speaker.

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