Oblates Accept New Brazil Ministry
When the Missionary Oblates decided to expand their outreach to a new mission land in Brazil, they turned to an American Oblate who has worked in diverse ministries in Brazil for nearly 50 years.
Father Tony Rendon, O.M.I. was named Pastor at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in the Diocese of Caico in the northeast section of Brazil.
Brother Herat – The Heart of a Missionary
Brother Herat Mondol, O.M.I. is a pioneer Missionary Oblate. He is the first Oblate from Bangladesh to study for the priesthood in the United States. But becoming a trailblazing Oblate was something Bro. Herat never intended.
Oblates in the News
For nearly 60 years, Oblate missionary Fr. Jules Dion, better known in Nunavik by his Inuktitut name, Pirti – served as priest, mechanic, carpenter, dog-team runner, hunter, fisherman, doctor, dentist and part-time snowmobile salesman to several generations of Inuit in Quaqtaq and Kangiqsujuaq.