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The dedicated priests and brothers of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate serve the poor and needy people in the United States and more than 60 countries worldwide. They provide food for the homeless in New Orleans, shelter for victims of natural disasters in Haiti and bring the Word of God to isolated parts of Zambia. Their ministries are a testament to the profound effect God's love has on the communities they serve.

Founded in 1816 by St. Eugene De Mazenod, the Missionary Oblates go where people's needs are greatest. Today nearly 4,000 Missionary Oblates are ministering in some of the world's most difficult missions, reaching out to serve those most in need.

-- They are comfort to the sick, food to the hungry and hope for the orphaned.

-- They bring peace to war-torn nations and spiritual healing to people in need.

-- They are the priests and brothers of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate are a Roman Catholic congregation of priests and brothers founded after the French Revolution by St. Eugene De Mazenod to work among the poor. Today there are nearly 4,000 missionaries working in more than 60 countries around the world. Some of our international ministries:

-- Anna's House -- providing shelter to the homeless in South Korea.

-- Radio Pio XII -- advocates for human rights in Bolivia, especially for miners in the Andes Mountains.

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