Our Lady of Perpetual Help Retreat and Spirituality Center has openings available for overnight retreats, for both individuals and groups. Conducted year round, the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola are a set of more advanced prayer experiences through which one may be led by a trained spiritual director. If you are interested in making a retreat please call
Podcast: Play in new window Download Duration: — 2. Day 1 Beginning in Hope. And I will be persuaded that discouragement is the greatest obstacle on the way of salvation.
It was a turbulent era both in secular society and in the Church. In the secular sphere, the anti-Christian spirit of the French Revolution was running rampant. Ignatius and had a profound experience of the infinite mercy of God.
I am discerning the sacred priesthood and would like to be able to find a congregation that is orthodox and faithful to Rome. The Oblates of the Virgin Mary are serious about seeking holiness. Centered on the Eucharistdevoted to Mary and faithful to the Magisteriumthe Oblates serve the Church as teachers of authentic spirituality and heralds of the mercy of God. The qualities and signs of an Oblate vocation that we are looking for in a man who feels called to religious life and priesthood are:.
The Oblates of the Virgin Mary www. The order was founded by Venerable Bruno Lanteri in Northern Italy inand today has members in nine countries, including the United States. The Oblates today are engaged in a variety of apostolates, including teaching, offering parish missions and retreats, and spiritual support of diocesan clergy.
Jump to navigation. When he was about twenty years old, Bruno got acquainted with a Jesuit priest, Father Nicolas Diessbach, who will have a large influence in his life. Through this priest, the young Bruno will experiment the tenderness and the infinite mercy of God, the strength of the Spiritual Exercises of saint Ignatius of Loyola, the influence that good books can have in the life of the individuals and how important for the Church to form committed laymen who will be "multipliers" of the Good News of the Gospel.
The Oblates of the Virgin Mary Italian: Oblati di Maria Vergine  is a religious institute of priests and brothers founded by the Venerable Bruno Lanteri — in the Kingdom of Sardinia in the early 19th century. The institute is characterized by a zeal for the work of preaching and the sacrament of confessionaccording to the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola and the moral theology of St. Alphonsus Liguori.
In her blog postDr. In a blog post earlier this year I introduced a conceptualization of transcendence as something native to the human experience. A transcendent orientationthen, would be some natural part of our human construction. The relationship between transcendent orientation and ordinary virtuous activity may then be explored in many ways.
Father David J. Boston -- A priest of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary with Boston ties has been tapped to lead the order globally. Ignatius Province of the Oblates.