A week in Aix en Provence

It was a week full of graces. We discovered our Patron, places where he lived and his spirituality. We also discovered the beauty of Provence – said Wiola member of a Polish association whose Patron Saint is the Founder of the Missionary Oblates.

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The Association Saint Eugene de Mazenod was created in Gorzόw Wielkopolski in St. Joseph Parish served by the Oblates since 1945. This association aims to undertake initiatives for the poor among children, youth or the elderly. This being inspired by the example of life and the work of St. Eugene de Mazenod.

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The program of the pilgrimage to Aix-en-Provence were retreat, pilgrimage to the tomb of Saint Eugene in the cathedral of Marseille and dicovering Provence: crests of Cassis, la Ciotat, Roussillon,Notre Dame de Lumières, Luberon, etc.

The group of 18 members of the Association was accompanied by Father Piotre DARASZ, their parish priest.

Krzysztof ZIELENDA, OMI