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oblate

1
having an equatorial diameter of greater length than the polar diameter

oblate

2
a person dedicated to a monastic or religious life
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Gacis found the Oblates 'very human, warm, outgoing, happy and full of humor.
Rather, he contends that Oblates played an important role in the conceptual production of les metis.
Resultat des travaux du projet<< Histoire des missions oblates aupres des Premieres nations >>, qui a ete relance grace a la collaboration de la Chaire de recherche en histoire religieuse du Canada, l'ouvrage bilingue << Un passe a decouvrir ou redecouvrir >> rassemble les Actes du Premier Symposium consacre a l'histoire des missions oblates aupres des Premieres Nations.
Neither the parishioners nor Holland were consulted before the Oblates made its decision.
And since oblates live out in the world and not in the convent, they are called to serve their own community, which could be a church community, neighbourhood or city, explained Samways Hiltz.
The policy of the Oblate Order is to transfer the missionary priests about every ten years, so in 1979 he went to Wabasca-Desmarais where he was lucky as there was a church in good repair and no building of a church was required, which relieved him of a lot of stress and hard work.
The seven Oblates then took over the missions of the Jesuits.
Father Connor Murphy will retire to live in Dublin and Father Frank Murray will move to another Oblate base in Edinburgh.
The Oblates of Mary Immaculate were based at St Anne's Parish, founded by Cardinal Newman
First, oblates read or recite at least a portion of the monastic "daily office" each day.
In 2000, the City of Baltimore erected a monument in honor of the Oblates, and the sisters have asked the archdiocese to consider canonization--one of the highest honors the church can bestow on an individual--for Mother Lange.