Working toward a
rebirth of

in today’s world


Guidance for your Spiritual Journey

No matter where you are on the path to the Lord, the Oblates of the Virgin Mary are here to help. We guide men and women to experience the daily joy of encountering the Lord. By offering spiritual direction, retreats, prayer, the Sacraments, Mass, and more, the Oblates help people hear and respond to the movement of the Holy Spirit in their lives.

A priest welcomes seminarians


Support Our Ministries

The Oblates are here for you — wherever and whenever you need us. Donations keep our ministries robust and flexible, allowing us to respond to our community’s spiritual needs.


Are you ready to say “yes” to God’s call?

Becoming an Oblate priest or brother means saying “yes” to God. It’s a bold and courageous path where you’ll serve God and be a spiritual support for His people as they navigate this Earthly life. Learn about what it takes to become an Oblate of the Virgin Mary and join us in our mission to bring about a rebirth of spirituality in today’s world.

St. Joseph Retreat House

Milton, Massachusetts

retreat chapel

St. Clement Eucharistic Shrine

Boston, Massachusetts

St. Clement Shrine

St. Francis Chapel

Boston, Massachusetts

St. Francis Chapel