May 17, 2022
As we approach the Sacred Triduum of Holy Thursday-Easter Sunday, please pray for our brothers and
sisters in the Ukraine. The link below may interest you.
On Easter Monday through Easter Wednesday, all the Oblates of Mary in the USA will gather at four
places with our national administration on Zoom. We had hoped to meet in person at the Shrine of Our
Lady of the Snows, Belleville, IL, but covid is still a threat. Oblates from Buffalo, NY, and Washington, DC,
will be traveling to our retirement residence in Tewksbury, MA, one of the four places. We welcome your
prayers for safe travel and a successful outcome of this very important meeting.
You will probably see people in church on Easter Sunday who have not been since last Christmas. Gently welcome them to return. The beauty and inspiration of our worship during Easter can persuade people to see Christ again in our Church. And now is the time to invite those who have always been churchless.
The Fellowship of Merry Christians has constructed its “Good Noise Blog.” If you google “Good Noise
Blog,” you will see some of the Fellowship’s best articles over the years, with several concerning the joy
Many thanks to those who commented on the March 20 Five Ways e-letter.
May we all have a most Happy and Holy Easter.
In Jesus’ love,
Father Harry Winter, O.M.I.
Regarding the Ukraine: https://www.omiusa.org/index.php/2022/04/11/eastern-orthodox-declaration-commentary/
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