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200th Anniversary Celebrations of the Congregation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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Saint Paul University is honoured and pleased to be part of the 200th Anniversary Celebrations of the Congregation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. You are invited to join in the festivities and events that the University will host in 2016. We are planning some meaningful activities to help us celebrate, so mark your calendars now!

 

Monday, January 25, 2016

Mass of the conversion of Saint Paul, feast day of the University's patron saint and the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

When: Monday, January 25, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.

Where: Saint Paul University, De Mazenod Chapel

Presided by the Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa and Chancellor of the University, with the homily to be given by Father Pierre Hurtubise, OMI.

 

From Tuesday, January 26, 2016 to Friday, April 22, 2016

Exhibit: 200 Years of Oblates: “Embracing the vast expanse of the whole world”

The Jean-Léon Allie Library and Archives presents. Showcasing documents, items and photos related to the history and mission of the Congregation of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Canada.

When: January 26, to April 22, 2016

Where: Saint Paul University, Jean-Léon Library and Archives

 

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Mass to highlight the World Day of Social Justice

Presided by Bishop Gilles Cazabon, OMI, and organized by OMI Lacombe, in collaboration with SPU's Oblate in Residence, Brother Leonardo Rego.

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 11 a.m.

Where: Saint Paul University, De Mazenod Chapel

 

 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Panel Discussion:“Builders of yesterday, today and tomorrow”

Panel members include Father Achiel Peelman OMI, Sister Lorraine Desjardins sco, Superior General of the Sister of Charity of Ottawa, and Dr. Chantal Beauvais, Rector of Saint Paul University.

Father Louis Lougen OMI, Superior General of the Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, will be giving the opening remarks. 

What:          Panel Discussion: “Builders of yesterday, today and tomorrow”

When:       Tuesday, March 15, 2016, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:      Laframboise Hall, Room 120, Saint Paul University, 223 Main Street, Ottawa

 

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Conferment of an honorary doctorate to Father Louis Lougen, Superior General of the Congregation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

What:             Doctorate Honoris Causa Ceremony – Father Louis Lougen, OMI

When:            Tuesday, March 15, 2016, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:           De Mazenod Chapel in Saint Paul University, 223 Main Street, Ottawa

Limited seats available. Please register before Friday, March 4, 2016.

 

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