By Fr. Victor M. Patricio-Silva, OMI , U.S. Vocation Director
The feast day of our dear father and founder St. Eugene de Mazenod is coming on May 21st and every year, we, as a congregation, unite in a novena prayer for Oblate Vocations, so to ask God through the intercession of St. Eugene and Blessed Joseph Gerard, grant us Oblate Vocations as priests and brothers. The Novena begins on May 21st (St. Eugene’s Feast) to finish on May 29th (Bl. Gerard’s Feast).
I am attaching below the Novena Prayer that the Superior General sent us for this year. This year we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the experience of the Founder before the Oblate Madonna.
Also, I’m attaching an invitation to participate in an initiative that we want to do this year with the Lacombe Province in Canada and the Anglo-Irish Province. The Zoom gathering is only for Oblates and Lay Associations. We will post part of that in social media.
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