Oblate Youth Service Committees

OYS Music Night, Threadway Live

The Oblate Youth Service held a music fundraiser on Friday, May 2nd, 2014. The event held in Sweeney Mongrels was headlined by Dublin band Threadway with Andy Connolly on Vocals and Guitar, Andy Feely on drums, Donal Lane on Vocals and Bass Guitar and John Henneberry on Guitar.

New Director of Oblate Youth Service

The Oblate Provincial has announced the New Director of the Oblate Youth Service, he is Fr. John McFadden, OMI and is appointed for three years. John is serving the Oblate Mission in Leith, Edinburgh and will be meeting the OYS Executive in the new year to familiarize himself with the role and begin his ministry among the members of the Oblate Youth Service. We welcome John and wish him every blessing in his ministry.

OYS Table Quiz 2013

The 2013 Oblate Youth Service Table Quiz took place this year on Thursday, October 17th in the Duke Pub, Duke Street, Dublin 2 and proved to be a very entertaining evening with over 30 people participating both OYS and non OYS members. Donal Lane filled the boots as quiz master for the evening and kept the crowd in good spirits throughout the event. The quiz was a great chance to catch up with friends after a week together in Lourdes in September.

Lourdes Pilgrimage 2013

Sam Griffin describes the 2013 Oblate Pilgrimage to Lourdes which proved to be another successful and enjoyable week for the 80 Oblate Youth Service members who traveled to help with the sick, between September 15th - September 23rd.

WAR Sport Adventure Race 2013

The Oblate Provincial has announced the New Director of the Oblate Youth Service, he is Fr. John McFadden, OMI and is appointed for three years. John is serving the Oblate Mission in Leith, Edinburgh and will be meeting the OYS Executive in the new year to familiarize himself with the role and begin his ministry among the members of the Oblate Youth Service. We welcome John and wish him every blessing in his ministry.

Oblate European Youth Encounter 2013

Amy Kiernan writes about her experience at the Oblate European Youth Encounter which took place in the Oblate Foundation House located in Aix-en-Provence in the South of France between Monday 12th - Sunday 18th of August 2013.

Oblate Youth Summer Camp 2013

Fergal Owens writes about the success of the 4th annual Oblate Youth Summer camp which took place in North Wales between Monday 5th - Friday 9th of August.

Irish Regional Committee Meeting Report, July 31st 2013

Ruth Bennett, newly appointed secretary reports on the issues and action points discussed at the Irish Regional Committee Meeting held on July 31st, 2013 in Inchicore.

OYS Bake Sale, June 30th, 2013

The second annual Oblate Youth Service Bake Sale took place on Sunday, June 30th and was a great success with over €600 being raised on the day. A massive thank you to the fifteen OYS members who helped out on the day or contributed to the sale by utilizing their baking talents.

Irish Regional Committee Meeting Report, June 5th 2013

Paul Feeney reports on the issues and action points discussed at the Irish Regional Committee Meeting held on June 5th, 2013 in Inchicore.

OYS Guest Reunion, May 26th, 2013

On Sunday, May 26th, the Oblate Youth Service hosted it's 5th Annual Guest Reunion in the Arus Mhuire Hall, Inchicore. Between guests, OYS and other Lourdes volunteers, we'd over 100 people there on the day! All in all, a fabulous day was had by everyone.

OYS Faith Friends Project 2013

The aim of the Faith Friends Programme is to add a wider community dimension to the preparations being made to the reception of the sacrament of Confirmation. As a member of the Oblate Youth Service, I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to be a Faith Friends Leader and help the sixth class students prepare for a very special day in their lives.

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