Thank you, Fr. Joe

Family, confreres and friends gather at the cemetery of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Tamontaka, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on December 9 for the interment of Fr. Jose Ante,… »

Fr. Joe Ante’s interment set for Dec. 9

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 05 December) – The Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) has set December 9 as the date of interment of Fr. Jose D. Ante, the first Filipino… »

Selfie Father

Father Bert Layson, OMI joins a group of delegates for a selfie at the Notre Dame Midsayap College in Midsayap, North Cotabato on September 25, 2014. MindaNews photo by Toto… »

OMI at 75 in PH

Father Rodel Lopez, OMI, surveys the old photos of the pioneers of Oblates of Mary Immaculate in the Philippines at the exhibit in Midsayap, North Cotabato on September 24, 2014.… »

Oblates of Mary Immaculate: 75 years of missionary work

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato (MindaNews/24 Sept) — Seventy five years ago, a group of Catholic missionaries — the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) — reached the shores of the Philippines and… »

3 of 6 Ateneo de Manila awardees are Mindanawons

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 September) – Three of six awardees honored by the Ateneo de Manila University during a Special Academic Convocation on Tuesday afternoon are Mindanawons: “Missionary and Peace-builder” Orlando… »

PEACETALK: We live in the cusp of Philippine history

(Acceptance speech of Orlando B. Cardinal Quevedo, OMI, Archbishop of Cotabato, Bukas-Palad awardee 2014, Ateneo de Manila University, September 2014) Most profoundly I thank Ateneo de Manila University, its Board… »

PEACETALK: It’s because we are different that we have so much to share

(Author’s sharing on the “Story of the Church in Pikit” at the International Conference of Cotabato at the Notre Dame University in Cotabato City on June 7, 2014)  A church… »

Feast of Santo Niño

Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, OMI, officiates the mass during the feast of the Santo Nino in Midsayap, North Cotabato on January 19, 2014. The town also celebrated its 75th… »

Midsayap marks 75th year as 1st OMI parish in PH

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato (MindaNews/20 January) – Catholics celebrated the feast of the Santo Niño on Sunday to mark the 75th year of the town as the first parish run by… »

Oblates distribute relief goods to Pablo victims in New Bataan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (Wednesday / 19 Wed) – The Oblates Missionary Foundation, together with the Oblates Media and Communications Group, distributed on Wednesday food, water, and other relief items to thousands… »

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