Guidance for Your Spiritual Journey

No matter where you are on the path to the Lord, we’re here to help. We guide men and women hoping to experience the joy of encountering the Lord through the Scriptures. By offering spiritual direction and retreats, the Oblates help people hear and respond to the movement of the Holy Spirit in their lives.

  • Eucharistic Adoration
  • Sacrament of Confession
  • Spiritual Direction
  • Ignatian Retreats
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Hope

Oblates look to Mary with devotion as a sign of hope to all believers. With models of Jesus and Mary, we help people make a new start in their lives, trusting in God’s mercy and love.

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Statue symbolizing Hope

“Always treat everyone, especially the most needy, with the utmost gentleness and kindness.”

— Ven. Lanteri, OMV Founder

Healing

In addition to teaching people to pray with the Word of God, the Oblates lead souls to a deeper experience of the Lord’s healing love in the sacraments. By offering spiritual direction and retreats, the Oblates help people hear and respond to the movement of the Holy Spirit in their lives.

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Healing

Joy

An Oblate is a man on fire with the love of God. We rejoice in preaching and the sacraments. Nothing brings an Oblate more joy than helping people experience the joy of loving Jesus.

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Final Vows and Diaconate Ordination

With great joy the, Oblates of the Virgin Mary are pleased to announce the Profession of Perpetual Vows and the Ordination to the Diaconate of Br. Paul Matthew Nguyen, OMV February 9 and 10, 2018 Mass of Perpetual Religious Profession Very Rev. James Walther, OMV, Provincial Friday, February 9, 2018 at 7 p.m. Mass of...

Mary, Did You Know?

This article began as a response to a discussion that recurs every year around this time… the debate over the orthodoxy or heterodoxy of the popular song Mary, Did You Know?. I figured I would weigh in on this song that I have come to love. Here is a spectacular performance of it: Several objections...

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Awakening Love: An Ignatian Retreat with the Song of Songs

Discover Gods personal love for you through this Ignatian retreat with the Song of Songs!

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