Watch the interview with Fr. Cornelius Ngoka, OMI, the former Assistant General for Formation from 2010 to 2022.
00:00 – Introduction
00:36 – Who is an Assistant General
01:27 – Your vocation story?
03:03 – What was the positive influence those great Oblate personalities had in your life?
04:00 – What was your experience as Assistant General for Formation?
05:27 – You are a Biblist, how did your studies contribute to your ministry?
07:16 – The Church has been overwhelmed by many scandals and problems over the past few years, what measures have we taken in our houses of formation?
09:42 – How do you feel about our Congregation, do we have a future? If yes, what is the base of your conviction?
11:53 – The issues of interculturality, crossing borders, sending our young men in foreign missions can be considered among those things that were at the heart of the outgoing Administration. How far have we gone?
15:09 – We concluded our 37th General Chapter recently. Describe the spirit which animated this Chapter.
18:01 – The Chapter gave us a New Superior General and Council. You’ve worked with Fr. Chicho for at least 6 years. Talk to us about him, and what can we expect from this new leadership?
20:41 – What sentiments do you have in your heart? Are you happy with what you were able to accomplish as an Administration, do you have some regrets?
23:11 – Finally, what drives you? What is at the heart of your vocation? And what’s next for you in the near future?
26:03 – Any words of encouragement especially to our young men in different houses of formation, throughout the oblate world?
28:31 – Thank you!