The 37th General Chapter of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate elected Fr. Erastus Kapena Mbili Shimbome, O.M.I. as the General Councilor for the Africa-Madagascar Region for a term of six years.
GHANA: Every day it becomes easier for us to communicate in the local language, which often causes surprise and smiles from local people.
LESOTHO: Fr. Superior General, Louis LOUGEN OMI, the successor of Saint Eugene de Mazenod allowed the Oblates of the Lesotho Province to experience an ineffable spirit of joy, appreciation, and blessing.
SENEGAL: A formation session on the protection of minors and vulnerable people and the promotion of the dignity of the priestly ministry
The Superior General received the consent
of the Council for the appointment of the new Provincial Council of OMI Southern Africa.
GHANA: We are getting established there, slowly but steadily.
The appointment of Fr. Lizwelinjani MLOTSHWA as Provincial of the OMI Province of Southern Africa.
SOUTH AFRICA: The episcopal ordination of Bishop Neil Frank, OMI took place on the 26 February 2022 in Mariannhill.
OMI SOUTHERN AFRICA: Durban’s Denis Hurley Centre hosted its annual Hurley weekend to honour their founder, Archbishop Denis Hurley OMI.
CONGO: Fr. Giovanni SANTOLINI lived from 1987 until the day of his tragic death on Palm Sunday, 23rd March 1997 in Kinshasa. a delegation of five people visited the places where he lived.
CONGO: Recently, the Province of Congo organized a session for formators on the protection of minors and vulnerable persons.
GHANA: The new community consists of three Oblates from three nationalities (Nigeria, Poland, Senegal).