Video: First Religious Vows

By Will Shaw

On Monday August 1, 2016, six young men made their first religious vows to the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. The Mass was held at the Church of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, IL.

Very Rev. William Antone, OMI, U.S. Provincial, presided at the Mass along with Oblate formators, Fathers Tom Horan, Jack Lau and Rudy Nowakowski.

Friends and family, along with many local Oblates attended the Mass and enjoyed a celebratory luncheon with the newly-professed Oblates.

CLICK HERE or on the photo below to view the five-and-half minute highlight video.

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First row (L-R) Jean-Emmanuel Meloncourt, Nishan Priyadarshana, Steven Montez, Paul Raj Arulanantham, Joshua Nash, Dawatage Amila Sandaruwan Perera, Top row, (L-R) Fr. Jack Lau, OMI, Fr. Tom Horan, OMI, Fr. William Antone, OMI, Fr. Rudy Nowakowski, OMI