37th GENERAL CHAPTER
Seven lay people will also be present for a few of the sessions during the first days of the Chapter
According to Rule 128a.6,
The Superior General, after consulting the Council in plenary session, may invite up to two other Oblates to the Chapter. The invited capitulars have full voting rights in all capitular acts.
We are happy to announce that the Superior General has invited Fr. Félix GARCÍA MARTÍNEZ, Superior of the Delegation of Guatemala and Fr. Hyacinth NWANERI, Superior of the General Mission of Ghana to the General Chapter. This completes the list of Capitulars.
Also be informed that seven lay people will be present for a few of the sessions during the first days of the Chapter. They will give a follow up and report from the 2nd Oblate Lay Associations Congress.
The Lay Associates invited to the Chapter will be: Mildred March (South Africa), Michèle Mbeukeu (Cameroon), Gigi Velasquez Espinosa (Philippines), Sandra Prather (Canada), Pauline Thomas (Wales), Sebastian Cortes (Chile), and Stefano Dominici (Italy).
May these 75 days before the Chapter be a time of prayer and preparation.