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2019 Oblate news

 

Dec 2019

 

The weekend retreat at Douai from 6th to 8th December, was led by Gervase which was attended by 14 people.

Maria Faustina Saltrese made her oblation during the retreat.

 

The group photo and a photo of Maria are below.

 

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Nov 2019

The weekday retreat at Douai from 26th to 28th November, was led by Gervase and was well attended.

The group photo is below

 

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Sept 2019

The weekend retreat at Douai from 6th to 8th Sept, was led by Gervase and was attended by 12 people.

The group photo is below

 

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May 2019

 The weekday retreat at Douai from 30th April to 2nd May, was led by Gervase and was well attended

At the retreat, a tree was planted. The tree, an acer, Japanese maple, is a memorial for the five deceased members of the Julian chapter, Colin Johnson (2011), Joan Hirons (2011), Kevan Browne (2016), Peter Derricourt (2018), Francis Buxton (2018).

Below are the two group photos and a photo of prayers during the tree planting.

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Mar 2019

 The weekend retreat at Douai from 15th to 17th Mar, was led by Gervase and 18 people attended

At the retreat, we celebrated Joy Nye's 80th birthday. Renata Clayton had kindly made a cake for Joy.

Below is the group photo and a photo of Renata with Joy and her cake.

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