Monthly Archives: December 2016

OUR FOUNDING VISION TODAY: BLESSED OBLATE MARTYRS OF LAOS, PRAY FOR US

BEATIFICATION 11 DECEMBER 2016 http://omipostulationen.weebly.com/martyrs-of-laos.html http://www.eugenedemazenod.net/?p=2803 http://www.eugenedemazenod.net/?p=2808 http://www.eugenedemazenod.net/?p=3098 http://www.omiworld.org/upload/biblioteca/martyrs-of-laos.pdf  

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OUR FOUNDING VISION TODAY: MARY IMMACULATE IS OUR PATRONESS, MODEL OF FAITH, AND MOTHER

During this bicentenary year, for many months I have been exploring the theme of “The Founding Vision Today” – showing how Eugene de Mazenod’s founding vision has been our motivating force for two hundred years, and how that vision continues … Continue reading

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I AM AT THE FOOT OF THE CROSS ON WHICH OUR POOR BROTHER IS NAILED

Confronted on a daily basis with human suffering, I am invited to see it through the eyes of the Crucified Savior. I leave you to think of the state in which we have been and all that I have suffered … Continue reading

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IT WILL COST ME MY LIFE TO LOVE YOU AS I DO

An invitation to reflect on the price I pay for loving others. One of the strongest character traits of Eugene was his ability to love people and to express his emotions. Growing up, he was strongly attached to the members … Continue reading

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DO NOT BELIEVE YOU ARE WASTING TIME WHEN YOU ARE RESTING

An invitation to reflection: Am I killing myself at the service of others? When and how do I take life-restoring rest? Marius Suzanne’s talents and zeal had led him to ignore persistent warning signs of illness and now he was … Continue reading

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A HEART WHICH BUILDS RELATIONSHIPS

An invitation to reflect with St. Eugene: who are the people I carry in my heart? From mid-November 1828, we find Eugene’s life focused on the dangerous illnesses of two young Oblates who were especially close to him, whom he referred … Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE WE BEEN, AND WHERE ARE WE INVITED TO GO?

For the past six years we have been reading and reflecting on the writings of Saint Eugene in a chronological way. The last letter we had reflected on was that of 21 October 1828 (http://www.eugenedemazenod.net/?p=2811  posted on May 12, 2015) … Continue reading

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