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OBLATES OF THE HOLY FACE

In the Summer of 2022 St. Gertrude the Great Church started a  group for young ladies who have a religious vocation called Oblates of the Holy Face. This page gives information about the group’s principles and spirituality.

Vocation in the Lay State

by Fr. Vili Lehtoranta

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This article explains what is an Oblate Sister, how does she differs from a nun or sister, and some historical exemplars and religious orders which have inspired our own Oblates.

Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face

This blog post is from Lent 2021 and explains shortly the history of the Holy Face devotion, and corrects and explains some misunderstandings concerning it.