The day was dedicated to the election of the Vicar General and the Assistants.
Fr. Raymond Mwangala, O.M.I and Fr. Henricus Asodo, O.M.I. have been elected as the first and second Assistants General respectively.
On Thursday, 01 October 2022, the 37th General Chapter of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate elected Fr. Antoni Bochm, O.M.I. as the Vicar General for a term of six years.
Nemi, Italy: At 8:30 p.m. the rite of installation of the new Superior General took place in the main chapel.
Fr. Louis LOUGEN, officially announced that the fourteenth Superior General of the Congregation, Fr. Luis Ignacio ROIS ALONSO (“Chicho”), had been elected.
The 37th General Chapter of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate elected Fr. Luis Ignacio Rois Alonso, O.M.I. as its 14th Superior General for a term of six years.
Nemi, Italy – In an atmosphere of silence and prayer, the discernment for the election of the Superior General, which includes a preliminary poll, continued today.
Nemi, Italy – In the afternoon, the “murmuratio” proper took place, that is, brief conversations two by two among the capitulars about possible candidates.
Nemi, Italy – Father Warren Brown, General Councilor, introduced the spiritual meaning of the so-called “murmuratio”, which will take place in the coming days.
Nemi, Italy – The morning began with a presentation by Father Paolo Archiati OMI, Vicar General, on the Constitutions and Rules.
The day’s work began with an explanation from Fr. Christian Fini, president of the Chapter Steering Committee, on how the discernment process will continue in the coming days.
The Capitulars began a new stage in which they are trying to discern the central themes that will guide the progress of the Chapter.