Mazenodian family

The Mazenodian Family includes all those who, directly or indirectly, are linked to the Oblate community: friends, symphatisants, volunteers, benefactors, etc. At the year they they organize four gatherings: one in September, another of December 8 (Immaculate Conception), one around February 17 (Approbation of the Congregation of the Missionary Oblates and its Constitutions and Rules) and another one around May 21 (Feast of St. Eugene de Mazenod). They also offer such a christian formation in small groups, according to the interests of each of them.



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Reunion of the Mazenodian Family on Sunday, May 21

Members of the Mazenodian family, together with the Oblate community, gathered to commemorate their attachment to the Founder and his charism. This charism is what ignites to this day the mission the Oblates consecrate their daily lives to fulfilling. Read more

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Meeting of the Mazenodian Family – February 2016

On Sunday, February 28, 2016, the community of the Oblates of Aix invited friends of the Mazenodian Family to go on a pilgrimage to Saint-Cannat. It is in this village near Aix where Fr. Tempier, friend and confidant of Eugene de Mazenod, was born. Read more

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Mazenodian Family – December 2015

As usual, the encounter of Mazenodian Family began with a prayer. Then we shared around two key points: Summer School organized by the Oblates of France and the Bicentenary of the Oblate Foundation. Read more

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Mazenodian Family Meeting

Wednesday, May 27, a few days after the Feast of St. Eugene, the Mazenodian Family came together to respond to the invitation given them by the Oblate International Community in Aix. During the prayer time which introduced the meeting, the participants listened to a reading from the letter of St. Paul to the Philippians (2, 1-12), as well as to extracts from the Oblate Constitutions and Rules on the value of poverty and personal responsibility for the Oblates to reform themselves throughout their missionary life. Read more

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Father Gilberto encounters with the Mazenodian Family of Aix

To mark the 189th anniversary of the approval of the Congregation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and its Constitutions and Rules, the Mazenodian Family of Aix held an encounter with the Oblate community on Sunday, February 15th, 2015. During this encounter, we welcomed Father Gilberto PIÑÓN, Assistant General, who presented the history of the Oblate lay associates. Read more

Réunion de la Famille mazenodienne

The mazenodian family

On Sunday the 21st December 2014 the Oblate Community of Aix invited the Mazenodian Family to meet together to share the joy of Christmas. A moment of prayer started the get together: “lift up your eyes and look in the distance that your heart jumps for joy”. Read more

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A Retreat at 60 cours Mirabeau

In October, Father Joseph BOIS gave a preached retreat for the Oblates and Mazenodian family. The highlight was held in the house of 60 cours Mirabeau and the theme of “the apostolic community”. Read more

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The Mazenodian Family with Father Miguel Fritz