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.

Our Mission
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“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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Joy

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On The Blog

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Honoring St. Maximilian Kolbe on his Feast Day

We honor St. Maximilian Kolbe on August 14 each year. Learn more about the saint, including two ways to celebrate his feast day this year.

Prayer Requests Online: Answering Requests & Praying With You

Learn about how we answer prayer requests submitted through our website, including insights from the seminarian who manages requests.

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Featured Book
Beholding Beauty: Mary and the Song of Songs

Grow closer to Mary by learning about her unique relationship with the Holy Trinity.

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