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We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who attended our 2019 Live Jesus Event at Saint John Neumann Church in Reston, VA. It was a spectacular day with over 750 in attendance! For those of you who were not able to attend and would love to hear from the our wonderful guest speakers, please feel free to click the links below:
For two weeks, I attended the 20th General Chapter of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales held in Annecy, France, where St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal founded the Order of the Visitation Order of Holy Mary and from which stems their precious legacy to today’s world: Salesian Spirituality......…
Thirty-five delegates chose the 12th Superior General of the Congregation, Father Barry Strong of the Wilmington-Philadelphia Province. His election is a great honor for our Province. Three General Councilors were also elected. They come from Benin in Western Africa, Europe and India. The new Superior General will choose a fourth Councilor.
Thank you to all those who supported and attended this year’s Live Jesus! event at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Vienna, VA. If you were not able to attend and would like to hear what our speakers shared with the crowd, or would just like to hear it again, please feel free to watch the videos here.
The 14th Annual Live Jesus! morning of recollection was held at St. John Neumann Church on Saturday, March 18, 2017. More than 800 disciples gathered to share faith, fellowship, and prayer as they were inspired to live Jesus, in the example of Sts. Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal. Click on the watch the three major presentations from the event.
Bruce Springsteen’s praise of Chuck Berry, who died on Friday, as “rock’s greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock 'n' roll writer who ever lived” prompts pause for members of several generations. Other iconic musicians have called Berry the founder of the genre. An earliest memory…
Oblate Father Dick DeLillio is the 2016 Honoree at the 20th Annual Columbus Day Communion Breakfast at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Wilmington, DE. He will preach at the Mass on Monday, October 10, followed by the breakfast and award ceremony.
Fr. Dick joins a number of Oblates who have been given this honor, including Fathers Roberto Balducelli and Angelo Maraldo, and Brother Mike Rosenello.
The historic Philadelphia Union League in the Center City neighborhood of the City of Brotherly Love will once again serve as the elegant venue for the Rev. William A. Guerin, OSFS, Annual Dinner Dance on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
Invitations will be mailed soon, and on-line registration will be available shortly. Please mark your calendars for this grand affair!