Lost Oblate Cross Finds Its Way Home
When a man becomes a Missionary Oblate priest or brother, he is given an Oblate Cross to carry throughout his ministry. Occasionally an Oblate Cross is lost during these missionary endeavors. Here Fr. Andy Sensenig, O.M.I., Pastor at St. Gregory Nazianzen in Sitka, Alaska writes about a lost Oblate Cross that he recently discovered.
Starting Dialogue on Canadian Mining
The Missionary Oblates in Canada are expanding their work to reduce the negative impact mining is having on the environment.
In February the Oblates’ Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Office in Canada sponsored a dialogue on the ethical dimensions of the extractive industries in light of Catholic social teaching.
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.