Slideshow: 200th Anniversary Celebrations Around the World

Never was the International character of the Oblate Congregation more apparent than during 200th Anniversary celebrations held around the world. These photos, originally posted on Facebook, represent just a small sample of Oblate gatherings across the globe.


  • Celebrants at the Foundation House in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Superior General Fr. Louis Lougen and guests in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Celebratory Mass in Sri Lanka
  • Special Radio Broadcast by Polish Oblates
  • Oblates and Families Celebrate in the Philippines
  • A procession in Mexico
  • A Celebration in Kenya
  • A Happy group in Korea
  • A Gathering North of the Border in Canada
  • Here in the states, Oblates and Pre-novices celebrated in Buffalo, NY
  • In Pakistan it looks like they're digging in!
  • A beautiful Eucharistic Celebration in India
  • Oblates gather in Guatamala