- Message of the Holy Father Francis for Lent 2024 February 17, 2024
- Water for Peace February 8, 2024
- Demands for Certainty Are Not Always Reasonable January 9, 2024
- Where is Baby Jesus in 2023? December 24, 2023
- Oblate presence in Japan December 17, 2023
- Letter of the Superior General: Let us walk together listening to the call to care for the common home. September 9, 2023
- Life At Conception Act: October pro-life month calls us to Radical Solidarity September 8, 2023
- August in Japan August 12, 2023
- The Truth: Catholic Church and LGBTQ+ August 5, 2023
- The Season of Creation Focuses on Justice and Peace for All July 23, 2023
2019 OMI Japan/Korea Delegation
Category Archives: Superior’s Desk
Bradly Rozairo OMI – In order to respond to the message of Pope Francis when he visited Japan in November 2019, the Catholic Bishops Conference of Japan has introduced “Protect all life month”: September 1 – October 4, every year starting from 2020.
Bradly Rozairo OMI – When I look back at the schedule we had during my years of formation in the seminary, one of the things that come to my mind is the time spent in the garden doing some manual labor. Every day a … Continue reading
Bradly Rozairo OMI – These days as the lockdown continues in many places, people are being urged to connect with nature so that it will be beneficial to both their physical and mental health. Whether there is a pandemic or not, I think that … Continue reading
Bradly Rozairo OMI – Dear friends, as we begin the month of May with Mary our Mother I would like to share a short story with you.
Bradly Rozairo, OMI – The Missionary Oblates were allowed by the Communist government to enter Vietnam in 2010 to perform limited missionary work; they had been there since 2001. The Oblates are one of just a handful of religious congregations … Continue reading
(Bradly Rozairo, OMI) -Every year around this time the whole world gets ready to celebrate the birth of Jesus. We in Japan also remember Christmas when it enters the cold season and celebrate it as a festival.
Dear Brothers, God wants us to break away from our ‘comfort zone’ and step out in faith to do what He thinks is best for us. Are we ready to take up this challenge?
Dear Brothers, Hundred years ago, Pope Benedict XV released the encyclical Maximum Illud, which called on Catholics to bring the Good News to all peoples (Missio Ad Gentes). To commemorate this anniversary, Pope Francis has declared October 2019 to be … Continue reading
(from Brad Rozairo OMI) What is the Season of Creation? http://seasonofcreation.org/. The season, which runs yearly between September 1 and October 4 (the feast of St. Francis of Assisi) is that of the year when we renew our commitment to pray … Continue reading
Dear Brothers, Every year, August 6 and 9 are two very important days to think about the deep meaning of peace. Many from all over the world visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki to pray and to experience the importance of peace. … Continue reading
In early June, ten of us from Osaka went on a study tour to Fukushima. It is more than eight years since the nuclear accident at the Fukushima power station in Japan. This has forced the radiation to evacuate tens … Continue reading